Counsel to applicants in rate cases and other regulatory proceedings before the Ontario Energy Board (OEB), including the first “Custom IR” case, the first pre-approval of a long-term contract, rate adjustment proceedings, applications for approval of new services, compliance proceedings, customer service policy reviews, facilities approvals and review motions.
Counsel to consumer finance companies in connection with preparation and review of loan and lease documentation.
Counsel to a large technology company in a $10 million arbitration and subsequent $30 million Superior Court action related to the sale of a joint venture.
Counsel to a public company in an oppression remedy application involving securities law issues around a normal course issuer bid.
Counsel in an environmental contamination case related to a condominium development.
Counsel to the respondent in a leasing and bankruptcy dispute that culminated in a Supreme Court of Canada hearing.
Reported cases include:
Over fifty OEB proceedings, including:
- EB-2018-0056 (Electricity Rates)
- EB-2017-0182 (Electricity Transmission leave to construct)
- EB-2017-0102 (Earnings Sharing)
- EB-2017-0086 (Rate Adjustment)
- EB-2015-0166 (Pre-approval of long-term contract)
- EB-2012-0459 (Custom IR rate case)
- EB-2012-0405 (Exemption from Distribution System Code)
- EB-2011-0226 (Approval of customer care costs)
- EB-2007-0731 (LPP class action costs)
- EB-2006-0322 (Review Motion)
- RP-2006-0034 (Cost of Service)
- EB-2005-0551 (NGEIR)
Summary judgment motion arising from the sale of a joint venture and related arbitration decision: Nordion Inc. v. Life Technologies Inc., 2015 ONSC 1023.
Appeal of OEB decision around interpretation of settlement agreement: Enbridge Gas Distribution v. Ontario Energy Board, 2011 ONSC 684 (Div. Ct.).
Appeal of motion decision to strike portions of misrepresentation claim: Research Capital Corporation v. Skyservice Airlines Inc., 2009 ONCA 418 (ON CA).
Appeal on differentiated rates for low-income consumers: Advocacy Centre for Tenants-Ontario v. Ontario Energy Board, (2008), 293 D.L.R. (4th) 684 (ON Div. Ct.).
Appeal addressing implications of bankruptcy on commercial lease: Crystalline Investments Ltd. v. Domgroup Ltd.,  1 SCR 60 (SCC).
Oppression application re. public company: Renegade Capital Corp. v. Schmalz, 2003 CanLII 26110 (ON SC).
Summary judgment motion: Valleytank Inc. v. AR Plus Site Services (Canada) Inc., 2003 CanLII 19752 (ON SC).
Appeal of decision to deny accreditation to a member agency: Family and Credit Counselling Services York Region v. Ontario (Ass. of Non-Profit Counselling Services), 2003 CanLII 4039 (ON Div. Ct.).