Robert Carson

Robert Carson, Associate, Litigation

Contact Information

  • tel: 416.862.4235
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Bar Admission

Ontario, 2009

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B.
  • Queen’s University, B.Comm.

Office

Toronto

Language(s)

English

Biography

Robert’s practice focuses on a broad range of commercial and corporate litigation, with an emphasis on securities and corporate governance litigation and class action defence.

Notable Matters

  • Kinross Gold Corporation in a proposed securities class proceeding on behalf of Kinross shareholders alleging misrepresentations in Kinross’s disclosure concerning its Tasiast mine.
  • Groupon Inc. in a proposed class proceeding in which it is alleged that expiry dates on Groupon vouchers are not compliant with consumer protection legislation.
  • American International Group, Inc. (AIG) and AIG Financial Products Corp. in a proposed securities class proceeding on behalf of AIG shareholders under the Securities Act alleging misrepresentations in the financial statements and other public disclosures of AIG.
  • Dollar Financial Group, Inc. in class proceedings in Ontario and British Columbia.
  • General Electric Capital Canada in the appeal of a transfer-pricing matter concerning the cross-border pricing of debt guarantees.
  • General Motors of Canada Limited in the trial defence of a wrongful dismissal claim.

Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Law Society of Upper Canada

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