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Sarah Petersen

Sarah Petersen is a member of Baker & McKenzie's Litigation Practice Group in Toronto. Ms. Petersen is a frequent contributor to Ms. Petersen maintains a diverse commercial litigation practice, advising in contractual disputes, professional liability litigation, civil fraud claims, oppression remedies, receiver liability as well as director, shareholder and partnership disputes. She also handles various forms of urgent interim relief, including injunctions and Anton Piller orders. She has appeared before all levels of the Ontario courts.

The Supreme Court of Canada released its anticipated decision in Guindon v. Canada[1] on July 31, 2015, which held that administrative monetary penalties (“AMPs”) under section 163.2 of the Income Tax Act (the “ITA”)[2] are not offences that trigger constitutional protections such as the right to be presumed innocent. Other…