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Injunctions, seizures and special procedures

Certain circumstances require special procedures to protect your company’s interests: a former employee appropriates commercial secrets or your client list to compete with you; a business partner breaches an agreement and puts your business in peril; a director, officer or employee defrauds your company, etc.

 

In such situations, acting quickly and resolutely is key. Whether it is to obtain an injunction or safeguard order, a freezing order, a seizure before judgment, or an Anton Piller order (civil search), our lawyers have the experience needed and will act quickly to obtain immediate results.

 

Our team has considerable experience in claims involving the application of non-competition and non-solicitation clauses, having acted for plaintiffs as often as for defendants.

 

We have also developed an expertise in Mareva injunctions (freezing orders). These are increasingly used in divorce files, and we work closely with family law specialists to obtain or challenge such orders.

 

Our expertise and our reputation in this area is well-established, and we are often retained by the Court to act as independent lawyer-supervisors in the context of Anton Piller orders (civil search), entrusted as such with the responsibility of ensuring the respect of the Court’s orders and the protection of the parties’ rights.

■ Representation of Desjardins Securities, the brokerage firm of Desjardins Group, the largest financial cooperative in Canada, in injunction proceedings related to unfair trade practices and the misappropriation of information.

 

■ Representation of a seller in the context of a challenge against a seizure before judgment orders concerning two Boeing airplanes in a context raising important issues of private international law.

 

■ Representation of an important distributor of hardware-store products in the context of proceedings alleging unfair trade practices and the violation of a non-competition clause by a key employee.

■ Representation of a major industrial group in obtaining and executing Anton Piller, Norwich and Mareva orders in the context of a fraud perpetrated by an employee.

 

■ Quashing of a worldwide freezing order (Mareva) of tens of millions of dollars against a client in the context of a divorce.

 

■ Representation of a group of minority partners in an application for safeguard orders regarding the management of an immovable in downtown Montreal.

 

■ Obtained a seizure before judgement and a Mareva freezing order for several companies and individuals who were the victims of fraud and other illegal conduct

Injunctions, seizures and special procedures

Certain circumstances require special procedures to protect your company’s interests: a former employee appropriates commercial secrets or your client list to compete with you; a business partner breaches an agreement and puts your business in peril; a director, officer or employee defrauds your company, etc.

 

In such situations, acting quickly and resolutely is key. Whether it is to obtain an injunction or safeguard order, a freezing order, a seizure before judgment, or an Anton Piller order (civil search), our lawyers have the experience needed and will act quickly to obtain immediate results.

 

Our team has considerable experience in claims involving the application of non-competition and non-solicitation clauses, having acted for plaintiffs as often as for defendants.

 

We have also developed an expertise in Mareva injunctions (freezing orders). These are increasingly used in divorce files, and we work closely with family law specialists to obtain or challenge such orders.

 

Our expertise and our reputation in this area is well-established, and we are often retained by the Court to act as independent lawyer-supervisors in the context of Anton Piller orders (civil search), entrusted as such with the responsibility of ensuring the respect of the Court’s orders and the protection of the parties’ rights.

■ Representation of Desjardins Securities, the brokerage firm of Desjardins Group, the largest financial cooperative in Canada, in injunction proceedings related to unfair trade practices and the misappropriation of information.

 

■ Representation of a seller in the context of a challenge against a seizure before judgment orders concerning two Boeing airplanes in a context raising important issues of private international law.

 

■ Representation of an important distributor of hardware-store products in the context of proceedings alleging unfair trade practices and the violation of a non-competition clause by a key employee.

 

■ Representation of a major industrial group in obtaining and executing Anton Piller, Norwich and Mareva orders in the context of a fraud perpetrated by an employee.

 

■ Quashing of a worldwide freezing order (Mareva) of tens of millions of dollars against a client in the context of a divorce.

 

■ Representation of a group of minority partners in an application for safeguard orders regarding the management of an immovable in downtown Montreal.

 

■ Obtained a seizure before judgement and a Mareva freezing order for several companies and individuals who were the victims of fraud and other illegal conduct