Anthony M.C. Alexander: Lawyer with McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Anthony M.C. Alexander

Toronto,  ON  Canada

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Practice Areas

  • Class Actions
  • Corporate Commercial Litigation
  • IP Litigation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Hospitality
Mailing AddressSuite 5300, TD Bank Tower, Toronto Dominion Centre, Toronto, ON, M5K 1E6
University Queen's University (B.A., Hons, 1988; M.A., History, 1989)
Law SchoolUniversity of Toronto, LL.B., 1992
Admitted1994, Ontario

Anthony Alexander is a partner in our Litigation Group in Toronto. His broad-based commercial practice focuses on written advocacy and the provision of advice and opinions in the context of complex business disputes, class actions, intellectual property litigation, real property/environmental matters, corporate governance mandates, and financing and acquisition transactions.

Mr. Alexander's recent publications, as author or co-author, include:

· "Cross-Border & Multijurisdiction Class Actions - A Canadian Perspective," in both the 2012 and 2013 editions of the American Bar Association's Annual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation;

· "The 'Unlawful Means' Element of the Economic Torts: Does a Coherent Approach Lie Beyond Reach?" in The Annual Review of Civil Litigation, 2010 (Carswell);

· "Demand Obligations: Divergence in Provincial Limitation and Prescription Periods" in National Banking Law Review (LexisNexis, 2010); and

· "The Enforcement of Foreign Non-Monetary Judgments in Canadian Courts" (Business Law Quarterly, McCarthy Tétrault, 2007).

Mr. Alexander received his BA (Hons.) in 1988 and his MA in 1989 in history from Queen's University and his LL.B. from the University of Toronto in 1992. He joined McCarthy Tétrault LLP following his call to the Ontario bar in 1994.


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The Second Opinion: A Defamation Claim without “Merit” — The BCCA Shields Directors from Liability for Statements made as part of Continuous Corporate Disclosure
Anthony M.C. Alexander, April 16, 2014
Public corporations are required by law to provide continuous disclosure of information likely to be relevant to existing or potential shareholders. The directors of such corporations must be careful to ensure that such disclosure is timely and accurate, and that it cannot be characterized as...

The Second Opinion: When is a Little Knowledge a Dangerous Thing? When it is used to Disqualify In-House Counsel
Anthony M.C. Alexander, March 12, 2014
A powerful tool in the litigation arsenal is the bringing of a motion to remove counsel from a file, either because she possesses disqualifying confidential information or faces a disqualifying conflict of duty. A recent ruling of the Federal Court of Appeal, Valeant Canada LP v. Canada, 2014 FCA...

The Second Opinion: Who needs Lawyers? When Laypeople draft Contracts that are Uncertain, Ambiguous and Incomplete, the Courts must strive for a “Sensible and Businesslike” Interpretation, says the ABCA
Anthony M.C. Alexander, March 12, 2014
When complex commercial contracts have been drafted entirely by laypeople — without any input or advice from legal counsel — issues of interpretation can be a challenge. This is particularly true in circumstances where, years later, the parties themselves disagree as to specific...

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Anthony M.C. Alexander

66 Wellington Street
TorontoON M5K 1E6


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