Miller Thomson and Bennett Jones appear in $3.47-million commercial case

Bennett Jones, Miller Thomson, TGF act in three or more commercial list suits this past week

Miller Thomson and Bennett Jones appear in $3.47-million commercial case

Bennett Jones, Miller Thomson, TGF, Blaney McMurtry, Dickinson Wright, LOLG, Ormston List Frawley, Osler, Stikeman Elliott, Stockwoods, and Torkin Manes made appearances in multiple commercial list matters before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice last week.

A notable commercial suit this past week was the $3,472,055 case 2832402 Ontario Inc. v Minus Forty QBD Corp. Miller Thomson LLP partner Bobby Sachdeva represented applicant 2832402 Ontario Inc. Bennett Jones LLP partner Robert Staley advised respondent Minus Forty QBD Corp.

Bennett Jones LLP appeared in five cases last week

Staley – who worked on the case of 2832402 Ontario Inc. v Minus Forty QBD Corp. – focuses on complex commercial and securities litigation, securities regulation, shareholder activism, and class actions.

Nathan Shaheen, partner, acted for applicant Minus Forty QBD Corp. in Minus Forty QBD Corp. v 2832402 Ontario Inc. He handles complex commercial litigation, financial crimes, and anti-money laundering.

In Tacora Resources Inc. v First Insurance Funding of Canada Inc et al, partner Richard Swan represented The Ad Hoc Group of Noteholders as a respondent. He co-heads the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution department and commercial litigation practice. Partner Kevin Zych advised respondent Computershare Trust Company. He co-heads the firm’s Toronto restructuring and insolvency practice group.

Sean Zweig, partner, acted for respondent Kingsett Mortgage Corporation in Peoples Trust Company et al v Vandyk-Backyard Queensview Limited et al. He is a restructuring and insolvency lawyer.

Jamie Ernst, associate, represented BZAM Ltd. and eight other applicants in BZAM Ltd. et al v Pure Sunfarms Corp. et al. Ernst has a general insolvency and restructuring practice.

Miller Thomson LLP appeared in three cases last week

Sachdeva – who worked on the case of 2832402 Ontario Inc. v Minus Forty QBD Corp. – also advised respondent 2832402 Ontario Inc. in Minus Forty QBD Corp. v 2832402 Ontario Inc. He co-leads the firm’s commercial litigation group.

James Zibarras, partner, acted for D. Abbott and four other applicants in Abbott et al v Heinrich et al. He handles a wide range of civil litigation matters.

Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP appeared in three cases last week

Puya Fesharaki, associate, represented Peoples Trust Company and one other applicant in the Peoples Trust case and advised applicant Pride Group Holdings Inc. in Pride Group Holdings Inc. v CWB Maximum Financial Inc et al. He works on complex domestic and cross-border restructurings and insolvencies.

Adam Driedger, associate, acted for applicant PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. in PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. in Its Capacity as Court-appointed Receiver and Manager of Bridging Finance Inc. et al v Skymark Finance Corporation et al. He belongs to the firm’s restructuring and insolvency group.

Blaney McMurtry LLP appeared in two cases last week

David Ullmann, partner, represented Thomas Canning (Maidstone) Limited and four other respondents in the PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. case. He handles restructuring and intellectual property law matters.

Amelia Phillips Robbins, associate, advised respondent A. Muqeet in Canadian Western Bank v Index Holding Group Inc. et al. She deals with wide-ranging corporate-commercial litigation matters.

Dickinson Wright LLP appeared in two cases last week

Lisa Corne, partner, acted for applicant Canadian Western Bank in Canadian Western Bank v 2563773 Ontario Inc. She focuses on restructuring and insolvency law.

David Preger, partner, represented plaintiff Romspen Investment Corporation in Romspen Investment Corporation v Tung Kee Investment Canada Ltd. et al. He focuses on real estate law and automotive workouts.

Lax O'Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb LLP appeared in two cases last week

Matthew Gottlieb, partner, advised Skymark Finance Corporation and one other respondent in the PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. case. He works on commercial litigation and insolvency disputes.

Andrew Winton, partner, acted for applicant Final Bell Corp. in the BZAM Ltd. case. His practice includes commercial litigation, insolvency, corporate governance, shareholder disputes, and contract litigation.

Ormston List Frawley LLP appeared in two cases last week

John Ormston, partner, represented defendant Continental Currency Exchange Canada Inc in Continental Bank of Canada et al v Continental Currency Exchange Canada Inc and advised A. Conforti and four other defendants in Vasilief v Conforti et al. He focuses on commercial litigation.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP appeared in two cases last week

Michael De Lellis, partner, acted for applicant KEB Hana Bank in KEB Hana Bank v Mizrahi Commercial (The One) LP et al. De Lellis focuses on corporate and commercial law, including insolvency and restructuring.

Lauren Harper, associate, represented The Bentway Conservancy as the plaintiff in The Bentway Conservancy v Ali et al. She maintains a general civil and commercial litigation practice.

Stikeman Elliott LLP appeared in two cases last week

Eliot Kolers, partner, advised applicant Reunion Gold Corporation in G Mining Ventures Corp. et al. He works on corporate commercial litigation, class actions, securities litigation, and competition litigation matters.

Natasha Rambaran, associate, acted for applicant Tacora Resources Inc. in the Tacora Resources case. She belongs to the firm’s restructuring and insolvency group.

Stockwoods LLP appeared in two cases last week

Paul Le Vay, partner, represented plaintiff Continental Bank of Canada in the Continental Bank case and advised Sprott Inc. and two other defendants in Continental Currency Exchange Canada Inc. et al v Eric Sprott, Sprott Inc. et al. His areas of practice include securities litigation and corporate/commercial litigation.

Torkin Manes LLP appeared in two cases last week

Sumeet (Sonu) Dhanju-Dhillon, partner, acted for plaintiff R.S. Gill in Gill v Jain et al. She focuses on business law.

Stewart Thom, partner, represented respondent 2121043 Ontario Inc in the Pride Group case. He focuses on security enforcement, insolvency litigation, and commercial litigation.

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