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Joel 
DUTY TO WARN by Joel Wiesenfeld In investor loss actions against dealers and financial advisors, it is not uncommon for claims of a failure of a duty to warn, and... (see blog)
Mr. Joel W. blogged to group Securities Litigation 7 months, 4 weeks ago . . Comment
Joel 
SUMMARY JUDGMENT MOTIONS and LIMITATION PERIOD DEFENCES in INVESTOR LOSS ACTIONS: A MARRIAGE MADE IN by Joel Wiesenfeld Historically, motions for... (see blog)
Mr. Joel W. blogged to group Securities Litigation 8 months, 4 weeks ago . . Comment
Thomas 
Facts: This appeal is about the Crowns fiduciary duty vis--vis surrendered reserve land. An Indian Band surrendered reserve land to the Crown pursuant to the Indian Act for the purpose of leasing the land. A surrender document... (see blog)
Mr. Thomas Richard M. blogged 9 months, 3 weeks ago . . Comment
Alexander 
The issue of whether the court must first be satisfied that the arbitral tribunal has jurisdiction before it will exercise powers under subsection 10(1) has been the subject of legal debate in England. These cases provide some... (see blog)
Mr. Alexander G. blogged to group Arbitration and Mediation 9 months, 3 weeks ago . . Comment
Joel 
MARGIN/LEVERAGE by Joel Wiesenfeld A Survey of Investment Loss Cases during the Period 1904 to 2015 Introduction To buy securities on... (see blog)
Mr. Joel W. blogged to group Securities Litigation 11 months, 3 weeks ago . . Comment
Joel 
the last nail on best interests While the securities industry, the investing public and securities regulators have engaged in an interminable series of conferences, roundtables, debates, submissions and consultations... (see blog)
Mr. Joel W. blogged to group Securities Litigation 1 year ago . . Comment
Alexander 
Alexander Gay The issue of interest remains an important consideration for counsel in deciding whether to proceed to arbitration. To what extent can an arbitral tribunal award interest and how does it differ from the courts?... (see blog)
Mr. Alexander G. blogged to group Arbitration and Mediation 1 year, 8 months ago . . Comment
Alexander 
Although there are no decided cases in Canada, pre-appointment interviews by either counsel or the client, even in the absence of opposing counsel, are not forbidden or considered unethical. Rule 4.4.1 of the IBA Guidelines on... (see blog)
Mr. Alexander G. blogged to group Arbitration and Mediation 1 year, 9 months ago . . Comment
Alexander 
There is a growing trend to combine mediation and arbitration (Med-Arb) in a dispute resolution process, especially within the context of family law. There are, however, implications to this choice of process that have to be... (see blog)
Mr. Alexander G. blogged to group Arbitration and Mediation 1 year, 9 months ago . . Comment
Alexander 
The Alberta Court of Appeal recently held in Enmax Energy Corporation v TransAlta Generation Partnership, 2015 ABCA 383 that the doctrines of res judicata and issue estoppel can, as a matter of law, apply to subsequent... (see blog)
Mr. Alexander G. blogged to group Arbitration and Mediation 1 year, 10 months ago . . Comment
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