Antoine Brylowski

Partner
Key practice areas
Financial Institutions and Financial Services Law, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Internal and Regulatory Investigations, Compliance and White Collar Defence, Insurance and Reinsurance, Class Actions
Québec Bar 2010

Antoine Brylowski is a lawyer in the firm's Litigation group. He focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, particularly in the areas of banking, securities, product liability, professional liability and class actions.

In addition to having extensive experience pleading before all levels of Québec courts, Antoine frequently advises and assists clients in connection with urgent and extraordinary remedies aimed at recovering assets or confidential and personal information following cybersecurity incidents (Anton Piller orders, Mareva injunctions, Norwich orders and seizures before judgment).

He also defends a variety of financial services sector stakeholders in civil and disciplinary matters.

Antoine advises corporations and individuals in connection with regulatory and penal investigations. He has acted and represented clients in regulatory investigations involving seizures, searches, restraint orders, charges and penal or administrative court proceedings.

  • Represented the controller of a reporting issuer in connection with an internal investigation by the board of directors into the overseas operations of the issuer.
  • Represented a Canadian financial institution in connection with a multijurisdictional class action alleging collusion and anti-competitive practices in the credit card industry.
  • Represented a technology officer of a reporting issuer in the mining industry in connection with an investigation by the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) into suspected tipping and insider trading.
  • Represented officers and corporations operating in the area of crypto-assets in connection with investigations by the AMF (Autorité des marchés financiers) and subsequent proceedings.
  • Represented various financial institutions in connection with extraordinary remedies aimed at obtaining Mareva injunctions, Norwich orders or seizures before judgment and damages.
  • Represented corporations in order to obtain Anton Piller orders and damages following a theft of confidential information by a former employee.
  • Represented various financial institutions in connection with extraordinary remedies aimed at obtaining Mareva injunctions, Norwich orders or seizures before judgment and damages.
  • Represented a large Canadian financial institution in a regulatory investigation into the distribution of structured products in the retail market.
  • Represented a large Canadian financial institution in a major lawsuit over the fraudulent use of bank accounts.
  • Represented a large Canadian financial institution in a major lawsuit over illegal transfers of funds.
  • Represented a large Canadian financial institution in a lawsuit over the management of commercial accounts.
  • Represented a large Canadian financial institution in a case involving fraudulent transfers.
  • Represented a large Canadian financial institution in a case involving bank lending liability.
  • Represented a private corporation in connection with a shareholder dispute.
  • Represented two public corporations in a lawsuit over the purchase of shares of a private corporation.
  • Represented brokers before the Disciplinary Committee of the Chambre de la sécurité financière (CSF).
  • Benchmark Litigation Canada – Future Star, 2024
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory – Litigation – Corporate Commercial, 2024
  • CPE Petits Lapins, Member of the Board of Directors, since 2021
  • Co-speaker: Innovations financières : analyse et perspectives émergentes [Financial innovations: Analysis and emerging trends], Les frontières du droit des valeurs mobilières, organized by the Observatoire du droit québécois des valeurs mobilières, Montréal, May 30, 2024.
  • Co-speaker: L’application de la Loi sur les valeurs mobilières aux phénomènes de cryptoactifs : regard sur la jurisprudence du Tribunal administratif des marchés financiers [The enforcement of the Securities Act with respect to cryptoassets: A look at the case law of the Financial Markets Administrative Tribunal], Colloque sur les développements récents en litiges de valeurs mobilières, Barreau du Québec, Montréal, October 19, 2023.
  • Co-speaker: Enquête interne et fraude : la protection des privilèges dans le cadre de recours extraordinaires [Internal investigation and fraud: the protection of privileges in the context of extraordinary remedies], Les développements récents en enquêtes internes et réglementaires, Barreau du Québec, November 18, 2021.
  • Co-speaker: Le privilège : outil essentiel à maîtriser dans le cadre d’une enquête interne [The Privilege : an essential tool in the context of an internal investigation], Langlois Knowledge, webinar, March 24, 2021.
  • Speaker: Regard sur le top 10 en droit des affaires [A look at the Top 10 in business law], as part of the annual convention of the Québec Bar on the top decisions in business law in 2014 and the first half of 2015, with an emphasis on those involving procedure and evidence, contract disputes, trademarks and fundamental rights, La Malbaie, June 10-12, 2015.
  • Speaker: Regulators, Investigations and Recent Case Law, presented to the team of investment advisors of a wealth-management firm as part of their professional development program, Montréal, 2014.

LL.B., Université de Montréal, 2009