Anna has experience in a range of business litigation and dispute resolution matters, with a focus on capital markets and the securities industry. She has provided advice and advocated for clients with respect to corporate disputes and remedies, breaches of contract, employment disputes, breaches of fiduciary duties, business torts, directors’ and officers’ liability, plans of arrangement, professional negligence, claims against investment advisors (acting for both securities registrants and investors), regulatory investigations and proceedings before securities regulators.
Anna has appeared before various courts in Ontario, including the Commercial Court, the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal. She has advocated on behalf of clients in mediations and arbitrations of complex commercial disputes, including arbitrations under the JAMS Comprehensive Rules and Procedures in the United States, and the ADR Chambers Arbitration Rules and ad hoc procedural orders in Canada. She has also represented clients in enforcement and disciplinary proceedings before the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC), the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association (MFDA). Anna has acted for public and private corporations, directors, officers, insurers, not-for-profit organizations, trustees and individuals.
Speaker, “Recent Efforts by Securities Regulators to Effect Investor Compensation”, The Advocates’ Society Second Annual Securities Symposium, September 13, 2012