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Robert Carson

Robert Carson

Associate, Litigation

Contact Information

tel: 416.862.4235



Bar Admission

Ontario, 2009

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

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.

    • Target in connection with the wind-down of its Canadian operations under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.
    • 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.

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