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Welcome to The Exchange blog geared towards issuers, dealers, insurance and trust companies, banks and other financial institutions. This site will highlight and discuss key cases regulatory updates, and insights in all areas of litigation related to Financial Institutions.
We also encourage you to visit the Banking Litigation and Arbitration, Estates and Trust Litigation, Securities Litigation and White Collar Crime pages of our main website for more information about our expertise in this area. Please bookmark this page, and visit often to stay up to date on the latest banking and financial institutions news.

 


Editor in Chief

Ewa Krajewska

Ewa Krajewska is a partner at Borden Ladner Gervais and maintains a broad and diverse practice including commercial litigation, estates law, mental health law and public and administrative law. Ewa has conducted plans of arrangement, acted in complex estates disputes, and arbitrations involving real estate holdings. Her clients have included corporations, individuals and trust companies in estates matters, administrative tribunals, public officials and hospitals.


Contributing Editors

Robert Dawkins

Robert Dawkins

Robert Dawkins is a partner in our Vancouver office. Rob has a commercial litigation practice and acts in a broad range of matters, including banking litigation, fraud recovery litigation, creditors' remedies, commercial lease disputes, shareholder disputes, contract and sale-of-goods disputes, and intellectual property/anti-piracy litigation.


Loni Da Costa

Loni Da Costa

Loni da Costa is an associate and registered Canadian trademark agent in our Commercial Litigation Group in our Calgary Office.


Alexander De Zordo

Alexander De Zordo

Alex De Zordo is a partner in our Commercial Litigation Group, as well as a member of the firm's National Council. He regularly acts for financial institutions, corporate victims of occupational or external fraud, forensic accountants, security and investigation services, information services and high-tech companies, as well as companies of every size in the context of complex litigation, injunctions, investigations, trials, arbitration and class actions.


Karen Perron

Karen Perron

Karen Perron is a partner in the Ottawa office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Her practice focuses on commercial litigation and encompasses banking litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency litigation and directors' and officers' liability. Karen has appeared before numerous courts in Ontario in a variety of commercial disputes including the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal. She has also been counsel in complex commercial disputes before the Commercial List sittings in Toronto.


Caitlin Sainsbury

Caitlin Sainsbury

Caitlin (Cait) Sainsbury is a partner in our Toronto office and a member of the Commercial Litigation Group. In addition to her general commercial litigation practice, Cait practices in the area of securities litigation, providing representation to clients in civil and regulatory proceedings as well as investigations conducted by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada, and the Ontario Securities Commission. Cait was seconded to the Ontario Securities Commission for a one year term in 2008-2009, where she acted as Litigation Counsel in the Enforcement Branch.


Brendan Wong

Brendan Wong

​​Brendan Wong is a partner in our Commercial Litigation and Competition and Marketing Law Groups in our Toronto office. Brendan's commercial litigation practice includes a focus on shareholder and partnership litigation, banking litigation (including insolvency litigation), fraud and injunction litigation, and competition law. He is fluent in English and conversational in French.