Recent Work
  • Coburn and Watson’s Metropolitan Home v. Bank of America Corporation et al. – acting for CIBC in defence of a set of class actions brought against several banks and credit card companies in British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, and Saskatchewan alleging anti-competitive conduct with respect to fees paid by merchants for the acceptance of credit cards.
  • Commissioner of Competition v. HarperCollins Publishers, LLC – defending the respondents to an application by the Commissioner of Competition before the Competition Tribunal alleging unlawful competitor collaboration in the market for e-books in Canada.
  • Hudson’s Bay Company in a case brought by the Commissioner of Competition to the Competition Tribunal regarding marketing practices, alleging a breach by Hudson’s Bay of the “ordinary selling price provisions” of the Competition Act with respect to the advertising of the sale of mattresses.
  • Various auto parts manufacturers defending multiple class actions commenced in Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec and Manitoba with respect to alleged price-fixing and bid-rigging relating to various auto parts.
  • RealtySellers et al v. Canadian Real Estate Association and Toronto Real Estate Board et al – acting for CREA in a civil action alleging conspiracy and breach of settlement agreement relating to residential real estate brokerage services.
  • Airia Brands Inc. v. Air Canada et al – acting for Air Canada in defence of class actions commenced in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec relating to alleged anti-competitive conduct in the air cargo industry.
  • Fairhurst v. De Beers – acting for multiple defendants in respect of class actions in British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Quebec alleging anti-competitive conduct in the pricing of gem-grade diamonds.
  • Ewert v. Nippon Yusen Kabushki Kaisha et al – acting for NYK Line in defence of class actions in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec alleging price-fixing relating to “roll on, roll off” vehicle ocean freight shipping services.
  • Mancinelli v. UBS et al -  acting for UBS in defence of class actions in Ontario and Quebec alleging manipulation of the foreign exchange market and foreign exchange benchmark rates.
  • Di Filippo v. UBS et al – acting for UBS in defence of two sets of class actions in Ontario and Quebec alleging anti-competitive conduct with respect to the market fixings for gold and silver.
  • Allott v. Hitachi Chemical et al. and Cygnus Electronics v. Hitachi Chemical et al. – acting for Hitachi Chemical in defence of two sets of class actions in Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia alleging price fixing of film and electrolytic capacitors, a product incorporated into a vast array of electronics, from mobile phones to refrigerators.
  • Fanshawe College v. LG Display Co, Ltd. – acting for LG Display in defence of class actions commenced in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec alleging price-fixing of LCD panels.