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Ira Nishisato

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Ira Nishisato is a partner in Borden Ladner Gervais LLP’s (BLG) commercial litigation group in Toronto. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, commercial fraud and investigations, cybersecurity and cybercrime litigation, and international and multi-jurisdictional dispute resolution and asset recovery. Ira has special expertise in injunctions and extraordinary preliminary, provisional and interlocutory remedies, including civil search orders, asset freezing orders, and equitable discovery/disclosure orders. Ira has extensive experience working with investigators and lawyers in foreign jurisdictions.

Ira has assisted clients in numerous complex international fraud and asset tracing investigations and recovery proceedings, including a worldwide e-banking fraud perpetrated over the Internet and complex multi-jurisdictional financial crime cases. He has developed investigative and enforcement strategies against global networks involved in piracy and counterfeiting across multiple industries and pursued asset recovery worldwide. He has also defended a commercial contractor against allegations of bribery and corruption, and assisted in conducting an independent review of a state prosecution of a businessman for terrorism-related offences. Ira has conducted hundreds of witness examinations and depositions in complex investigations and appeared before all levels of courts.

WWL says: Ira Nishisato comes highly recommended for his corporate fraud and investigations practice. According to sources, he offers clients “thoughtful and incisive counsel”.

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