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Alexander Cobb

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Alex is a commercial litigator. He has a broad-ranging practice with an emphasis on matters relating to securities and taxation. He advises issuers and shareholders in court proceedings involving shareholder remedies, corporate governance and corporate transactions. Alex also acts for market participants in respect of investigations and proceedings before numerous securities regulatory authorities. Alex is cross-appointed to Osler’s tax department and has an active tax litigation practice. He acts for taxpayers in proceedings in the Tax Court of Canada and various provincial courts. Alex frequently acts for defendants in class proceedings and proposed class proceedings, including matters concerning product liability, insurance, pensions and securities in Ontario, Nova Scotia and British Columbia. He has also acted as counsel to debtors, creditors and other stakeholders in restructuring proceedings including bankruptcies, receiverships and proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act. Alex has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, as well as courts in other provinces. He has also represented clients in matters before the Ontario Securities Commission, the Financial Services Tribunal and IIROC.

Year Called to the Bar:2001 (ON)
100 King St W, Suite 6200, 1 First Cdn Pl, PO Box 50
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 862-5964
Fax: (416) 862-6666
E-mail: acobb@osler.com

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  • Sep 27, 2017
    A look at an Ontario Superior Court decision in relation to Algoma’s bankruptcy proceedings, which addressed important issues concerning the role of a CCAA monitor, the scope of a derivative action, ...
  • Apr 19, 2017
    The Ontario Superior Court of Justice’s decision in Atos v. Sapient Canada, which awarded damages to the former for breach of contract.