Heer Law representing plaintiffs in 80-million-dollar commercial case

Stikeman Elliott, Thornton Grout Finnigan appeared most in commercial cases this week

Heer Law representing plaintiffs in 80-million-dollar commercial case
Law firms appearing for the week ending October 15, 2022

The case of 7572042 Canada Inc. et al v. The Bank of Nova Scotia with a concerned amount of $80 million leads this week’s roundup of Commercial List litigation, with Heer Law lawyer Annette Latoszewska representing the plaintiffs. while Stikeman Elliott, Thornton Grout Finnigan were the busiest firms, appearing in three commercial cases each.

Stikeman Elliott LLP appeared in three cases

Maria Konyukhova, partner, represented respondent Independent Electricity System Operator in Sungard Availability Services (Canada LTD./Sungard, Services De Continuite Des Affaires (Canada) LTEE v. Digital Toronto Nominee, Inc. et al. Konyukhova exclusively practices in the area of insolvency law, representing debtors, court appointed monitors, court officers, secured lenders, and purchasers.

Alexander Rose, partner, represented applicant Recipe Unlimited Corporation in Recipe Unlimited Corporation. Rose’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation including: securities litigation; litigation relating to oppression, takeover bids, proxy contests and other types of shareholder disputes; arbitration; and restructuring and insolvency proceedings.

Daniel Murdoch, partner, represented defendant Cyanco Company LLC in Kinross Gold Corporation et al v. Cyanco Company, LLC. Murdoch’s practice focuses on class actions, complex commercial litigation and insolvency and restructuring matters. His class action practice includes securities, product liability, and professional negligence.

Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP appeared in three cases
John Finnagan represented applicant Olympus United Funds Corporation in Olympus United Funds Corporation v. Hesketh. Finnagan has a broad practice in complex commercial litigation with significant experience in insolvency and restructuring litigation.

Grant Moffat, partner, represented PricewaterHouseCoopers Inc. in PricewaterHouseCoopers Inc., in its capacity as court-appointed receiver and manager of Bridging Finance Inc. et al v. 2806401 Ontario Inc. Moffat is a leading practitioner in the areas of insolvency, restructuring, and banking law, with a particular emphasis on the exercise of creditors’ rights.

Adam Dreidger represented applicant PricewaterHouseCoopers Inc. in PricewaterHouseCoopers Inc., in its capacity as court-appointed receiver and manager of Bridging Finance Inc. et al v. Northern Citadel Capital Inc. et al. Dreidger is involved in various mandates representing public and private companies, creditors, court officers, and various other stakeholders in domestic and cross-border insolvency proceedings.

Adair Goldblatt Bieber LLP appeared twice                         

Simon Bieber, partner, represented respondent GTA Mixed-Use Developments GP Inc. in Tridelta Investment Counsel Inc. et al v. GTA Mixed-Use Developments GP Inc. et al. Bieber’s practice in both the US and Canada has focused on commercial/corporate litigation, class actions, directors’ and officers’ liability, securities litigation, and professional negligence.

Jordan Katz, partner, represented applicant R. Goldsilver in Goldsilver et al v. Evashkow et al. Katz maintains a broad litigation practice, including complex contractual and tort disputes in a wide range of industries, administrative and regulatory matters, internal investigations, and criminal cases.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP appeared in two commercial cases

Chris Burr, partner, represented applicant KSV Restructuring Inc., in KSV Restructuring Inc., in its capacity as proposal trustee of 2806401 Ontario Inc. O/A Allied Track Services Inc. v. 2806401 Ontario Inc. O/A Allied Track Services Inc. Burr’s practice focuses on corporate restructuring, insolvency litigation and debt enforcement, including domestic and cross-border debt financing, distressed mergers and acquisitions, financial restructurings, and debtor-in-possession (DIP) financings.

Seumas Woods, partner, represented defendant B. Chandler and several others in The Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Strathcona Energy Fit 2 LP et al. Woods’ practice encompasses many areas, including international dispute resolution, commercial disputes, shareholder litigation, personal injury claims, and estate litigation.

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP represented applicants in two cases

Ryan Jacobs, partner, represented applicant Kingsett Mortgage Corporation in Kingsett Mortgage Corporation v. Sunrise Acquisitions (HWY 7) Inc. Jacobs is a trusted adviser in restructuring proceedings with a leading cross-border restructuring practice in Canada.

Natalie Levine, partner, represented applicant Sungard Availability Services in Sungard Availability Services (Canada LTD./Sungard, Services De Continuite Des Affaires (Canada) LTEE v. Digital Toronto Nominee, Inc. et al. Levine’s practice focuses on corporate restructurings, with an emphasis on debtors, DIP lenders and informal committees in cross-border proceedings.

Garfinkle Biderman LLP Barristers & Solicitors partner involved in two cases

Wendy Hope Greenspoon-Soer, partner, represented applicant Cameron Stephens Mortgage Capital in Cameron Stephens Mortgage Capital LTD. v. 2011836 Ontario Corp. et al and J. Monaco and several others in Caja Paraguaya de Jubiliaciones y Pensionrs del Personal de Itaipu Binacional v. Obregon et al. Greenspoon-Soer specializes in all areas of insolvency and commercial litigation with a strong focus on property-related litigation.

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