Dan Murdoch

Daniel S. Murdoch Partner

Representative Work
  • Sharma v. Timminco Ltd. – Obtained dismissal of statutory claim on limitations grounds as counsel to Timminco Limited and certain of its directors and officers.
  • Major automaker in national Takata airbags class actions.
  • Major national accounting firm in various class actions relating to charitable donation programs.
  • Bradley v. Eastern Platinum Ltd. et al. - Obtained dismissal of proposed securities class action against Eastern Platinum Ltd. and certain of its directors and officers.
  • Nor-Dor Developments et al. v. Redline Communications Inc. et al. - Counsel to Redline Communications Group Inc. and certain of its affiliates, directors and officers in a securities class action.
  • Love v. Canaccord Financial et al. Allen-Vanguard Corp., Re, (2011) - Obtained dismissal of securities class action against various underwriters in the securities class action related to Allen-Vanguard Ltd.
  • Conflicts Administrator for Nortel Networks S.A., as Canadian counsel, in the Nortel CCAA proceedings.
  • Major unsecured creditor in the Target Canada CCAA proceeding and member of the Creditors’ Consultative Committee.
  • Heridge S.A.R.L. v. Great Lakes Biodiesel, et al. - Counsel to secured creditor of Canadian biodiesel facility in successful disputed receivership application.
  • Grant Forest Products Inc. CCAA/Chapter 15 Proceeding, monitor.
  • Northstar Aerospace, Inc. CCAA/Chapter 11 Proceeding, as debtor.
  • Return on Innovation Capital v. Gandi Innovations - Counsel to Debtor in Gandi Innovations Limited CCAA/Chapter 15 Proceeding.
  • Melnyk v. Acerus Pharmaceuticals, et al. - Obtained dismissal of motion for leave to commence derivative action against directors and officers of Canadian pharmaceutical company.
  • CIT Financial Ltd. v. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, et al. - Obtained summary judgment dismissing action against Canadian bank and various other defendants on limitations grounds.
  • Actuate Canada Corporation et al. v. Symcor Inc. - Obtained dismissal of appeal and granting of cross appeal for Canadian technology company on summary judgment motion in licensing dispute.
  • Tender Choice Foods v. Planet Energy - Obtained dismissal at trial and on appeal of action against energy retailer for breach of contract and misrepresentation.
  • 1598631 Ontario Inc. .v. Imvescor Restaurant Group Inc. - Obtained dismissal of application in respect of non-competition dispute for Canadian franchisor.