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Libel Crosses Borders: Court rules Israeli paper can be sued in Ontario

William C. McDowell is quoted in the Lexpert article Libel Crosses Borders: Court rules Israeli paper can be sued in Ontario on September 21, 2016.

September 22, 2016

But William McDowell of Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP, counsel for plaintiff Michael Goldhar, who bought the Israeli soccier club Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C., in 2010, doesn’t see things that way. “There’s always a burden on the plaintiff to demonstrate that there is a reason for him to vindicate his reputation in his forum of choice,” McDowell says. “It’s not like we have a completely open season.”