Ellen Bessner participated in "The Latest on Risk Profiling", a report commissioned by the Ontario Securities Commission Investor Advisory Panel

2 November 2015

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Edward Babin and Ellen Bessner presented to Canadian Chapter Workshop "The Future of Professional and Executive Liability: New Legal Precedent"

5 June 2014

March 2014 Newsletter

3 March 2014

  • Supreme Court Issues Guidance on Summary Judgment: Hryniak v. Mauldin, 2014 SCC 7
  • Justified Dismissal of Investment Advisor for Discretionary Trading: Saturley v. CIBC World Markets Inc., 2013 NSSC 300
  • Superior Court Affirms Implied Waiver of Solicitor-Client Privilege: Lamoureux v.  Lamoureux, 2014 ONSC 453
  • Court of Appeal's Recent Statement on Rectification: McLean v. McLean, 2013 ONCA 788
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September 2013 Newsletter

2 September 2013

  • Competition Tribunal Dismisses Allegations of Price Maintenance by Visa / Mastercard: Commissioner of Competition v. Visa Canada Corporation and Mastercard International Incorporated (CT-2010-10)
  • Guidance on Jurisdiction and Forum Non Conveniens after Van Breda2249659 Ontario Ltd. v. Sparkasse Siegen, 2013 ONCA 354
  • Developments in the Doctrines of Repudiation and Privity of Contract: Brown v. Belleville (City), 2013 ONCA 148
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Edward Babin, Cynthia Spry & Marc Troughton

2 February 2013

"B.C. Court Considers 'Empty Voter' Rights" (2013), 17:4, Corporate Liability 1044.

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Cynthia Spry (co-authored)

1 February 2013

"A Breakfast Seminar on the Top Commercial Cases 2012" (presented to The Advocates Society Commercial Practice Group, February 2013) 

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Edward Babin, Cynthia Spry and Clifford Jackman

30 November 2011

"Ontario  Court of Appeal Strikes Claims Against Directors of Junior Mining Company: Insufficient Facts Pled to Ground Personal Duty of Care"  (2011) 25: 4, Corporate Liability 989.

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Babin Bessner Spry in the News

9 November 2011

Michele Mandel, "Canadian Veterans Victims of Health Care Financial Fiasco", Toronto Sun (9 November 2011).

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September 2011 Newsletter

1 September 2011

  • Top Legal Fiction
  • Supreme Court Clarifies Definition of "Materiality": Sharbern Holding Inc. v. Vancouver Airport Centre Ltd.
  • Fraud and a Bank’s Duty of Care: Javitz v. BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc.
  • Summary Judgment: Five Appeals to the Ontario Court of Appeal
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March 2011 Newsletter

1 March 2011

  • The Canadian Securities Act: Is it Constitutional?
  • False Advertising: Ontario Courts Show Reluctance to Grant Interlocutory Injunctions Under Section 52 of the Competition Act
  • Securities Class Actions: Silver v. Imax
  • Damages in Class Actions: Appeal of Smith v. Inco Coming Soon
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