David is National Group Head of BLG’s Commercial Litigation Group. David is a commercial litigator who specializes in all manner of securities regulatory and litigation matters including defending registrants and market participants in defending securities class actions and civil claims as well as regulatory investigations and proceedings. David has acted before all levels of Court including the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as the Ontario Securities Commission, Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada and other securities industry regulatory bodies. David also acts in defence of investor loss claims, employment litigation involving market participants, shareholder disputes and oppression remedy, as well as general corporate and commercial litigation.
David's areas of focus include:
- Class actions and shareholders' rights litigation, including securities class actions, overtime class actions, investor loss class actions, oppression proceedings and derivative actions.
- Securities litigation and regulation, including broker liability and departing broker litigation, proceedings before the Ontario Securities Commission, self-regulatory organization disciplinary proceedings and charges under the Securities Act.
- Directors' and officers' liability, including shareholders' actions, creditors' actions, and offences under the Securities Act and other regulatory statutes.
- General commercial and employment litigation.