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Knowing Assistance

DBDC Spadina Ltd. v. Walton | 2018 ONCA 60 | Ontario Court of Appeal

A stranger to a trust or fiduciary obligation may also be liable in equity on the basis of “knowing assistance” where the stranger, with actual knowledge, participates in or assists a defaulting trustee or fiduciary in a fraudulent and dishonest scheme.
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