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Brendan O'Grady

Brendan O'Grady

Brendan maintains a commercial litigation practice that includes class proceedings and all manner of contractual disputes. He has experience with consumer protection and product liability, cybersecurity and breach of privacy, employment standards, condominium and insurance litigation.

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Fraud by Omission: Ontario Case Law Updates

Posted in Investment Fraud
Two recent decisions of the Ontario Superior Court demonstrate the willingness of Canadian judges to find fraud on the basis of material omissions in both civil and criminal cases. In Midland Resources Holding Limited v. Shtaif 2017 ONCA 320, 135 O.R. (3d) 481  and R. v. Fontana 2016 ONSC 707,  omissions by the defendants were… Continue Reading