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Coffee Break with BLG: Session 2

Canada - October 28 2020 Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, court appearances have gone virtual. BLG partners Alexander De Zordo and Michelle Maniago take 15 minutes to…

Michelle T. Maniago.

Disagreement over interpretation of agreement is not proof of serious prima facie case of fraud sufficient to enjoin Bank from paying out upon letter of credit

Canada - August 21 2017 In the recent decision SNC-Lavalin Polska SP. ZOO c. BNP Paris Canada, Justice Serge Gaudet of the Quebec Superior Court upholds the criteria set out…

Investor's claim for lackluster performance of his pref share strategy fails

Canada - July 13 2017 ​In Shinoff vs BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and Barbara Schwartz-Zukor, Justice France Dulude dismissed an investor's claim for $5.3M in alleged losses due…

Québec Superior Court confirms strict liability for cheque bearing forged endorsement, in a case of identity theft and mortgage fraud

Canada - November 1 2016 In Gescoro inc. v. Notaire Francis-Pierre Rémillard, the Québec Superior Court ruled that a notary's cheque remitted to a fictitious vendor who had…

Josiane Brault.

Québec Superior Court confirms strict liabilty for cheque bearing forged endorsement, in a case of identity theft and mortgage fraud

Canada - October 26 2016 In Gescoro inc. v. Notaire Francis-Pierre Rémillard, the Québec Superior Court ruled that a notary's cheque remitted to a fictitious vendor who had…

Josiane Brault.