Robert (Bob) Cohen practises in the field of commercial litigation and litigates cases in various areas of law, including oppression remedies and other shareholder disputes for public and private companies, securities regulation, partnership disputes, injunctions, defamation, banking disputes, employment law, real estate litigation, investor fraud, receiverships, contract disputes and professional malpractice. He acts for a broad spectrum of clients, ranging from individuals and entrepreneurs in small and large businesses as well as boards of public companies.
Bob has had a number of favourable arbitration, trial and Court of Appeal decisions, many of which have been reported in various legal reporting services. In addition to appearing in the Ontario Securities Commission as successful counsel (InterRent REIT), he has also appeared as successful counsel before the Ontario Court of Appeal in seminal decisions on banking law (Valentine v. TD Bank) and contract and disclaimer interpretation (Solway v. Kennedy). Bob also appeared as successful counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada decision determining presumptions of law as they pertain to joint bank accounts in the context of estate disputes (Saylor and Madsen v. Brooks).
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