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Anna Markiewicz Counsel

Direct: 416.217.0803
Fax: 416.217.0220
Email: amarkiewicz@cmblaw.ca
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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.

Speaking Engagements & Publications

Author, OSC Whistleblower Program Explained, February 2018

Speaker, “Recent Efforts by Securities Regulators to Effect Investor Compensation”, The Advocates’ Society Second Annual Securities Symposium, September 13, 2012

Contact

Direct: 416.217.0803
Fax: 416.217.0220
Email: amarkiewicz@cmblaw.ca
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Education

Called to the Bar – 2002

LL.B., University of Windsor – 2000

B.Sc., Queen’s University – 1996

Associations

Chair, The Advocates’ Society Arbitration and Mediation Advocacy Practice Group

Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic, Supervising Lawyer

Member of The Advocates’ Society

Member of the Toronto Lawyers Association