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First Pre-hearing Decision and Order of the Board

Posted on 22nd November, by in Uncategorized. No Comments

Frank Sperduti, counsel for Freeland Developments Limited, attended the first Pre-hearing Conference and motion regarding appeals related to the new City of Hamilton Urban Hamilton Official Plan, adopted by the City onJuly 9, 2009 and approved by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing with modifications on March 16, 2011.  To read the Decision and Order of the Board, please click on the link below.

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Frank Sperduti is a partner with BLG and a member of the Board of Directors and past president of the Ontario Expropriation Association.  Frank practices in the areas of civil litigation and administrative law, with emphasis on expropriations, planning, environmental law, commercial litigation and regulatory prosecutions.  For more information on Frank Sperduti please visit http://www.blg.com/en/home/our-professionals/Pages/Sperduti-Frank.aspx


City of St. Catharines v. Scaletta et al.

Posted on 22nd November, by in Uncategorized. No Comments

Frank Sperduti, counsel for the owners, disputed Local Improvement Charges involving four types of public works (new storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water main and sidewalks), along Fourth Avenue, under four separate By-laws.

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Frank Sperduti is a partner with BLG and a member of the Board of Directors and past president of the Ontario Expropriation Association.  Frank practices in the areas of civil litigation and administrative law, with emphasis on expropriations, planning, environmental law, commercial litigation and regulatory prosecutions.  For more information on Frank Sperduti please visit http://www.blg.com/en/home/our-professionals/Pages/Sperduti-Frank.aspx

 


Spagnuolo et al. v. City of Vaughn Decision issued May 6, 2009

Posted on 21st November, by in Uncategorized. No Comments

Frank Sperduti, counsel for the applicants applied for minor variances to the City of Vaughan’s Zoning By-law 1-88 for their property located at 73 Cachet Hill Crescent, Woodbridge, Ontario in order to continue construction of a pool deck and stairs located at the rear yard of an existing two-story single family detached dwelling.

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Frank Sperduti is a partner with BLG and a member of the Board of Directors and past president of the Ontario Expropriation Association. Frank practices in the areas of civil litigation and administrative law, with emphasis on expropriations, planning, environmental law, commercial litigation and regulatory prosecutions. For more information on Frank Sperduti please visit http://www.blg.com/en/home/our-professionals/Pages/Sperduti-Frank.aspx


Developments in Land Compensation: 2006 Case Law Update

Posted on 21st November, by in Uncategorized. No Comments

Frank Sperduti’s paper, entitled “Developments In Land Compensation: A Case Law Update – 2006” focuses on a few of the most significant decisions affecting the law in this area. The Ontario Municipal Board and the Courts have been struggling to strike a balance between fairness to property owners affected by public works, and the common good accomplished through the development of Ontario’s infrastructure.

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Frank Sperduti is a partner with BLG and a member of the Board of Directors and past president of the Ontario Expropriation Association. Frank practices in the areas of civil litigation and administrative law, with emphasis on expropriations, planning, environmental law, commercial litigation and regulatory prosecutions. For more information on Frank Sperduti please visit http://www.blg.com/en/home/our-professionals/Pages/Sperduti-Frank.aspx


The Impact of Environmental Contamination In Expropriation Compensation Claims

Posted on 21st November, by in Uncategorized. No Comments

Frank Sperduti’s paper entitled “The Impact of Environmental Contamination In Expropriation Compensation Claims” reviews case law in Ontario and in other Canadian jurisdictions to assist in understanding how Courts and tribunals have approached these issues in the context of expropriation claims. This paper then look at what we have learned from the case law to date, and what the future may hold for these types of claims.

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Frank Sperduti is a partner with BLG and a member of the Board of Directors and past president of the Ontario Expropriation Association.  Frank practices in the areas of civil litigation and administrative law, with emphasis on expropriations, planning, environmental law, commercial litigation and regulatory prosecutions.  For more information on Frank Sperduti please visit http://www.blg.com/en/home/our-professionals/Pages/Sperduti-Frank.aspx


Paper by Frank Sperduti: Balancing Rights and Interests

Posted on 19th November, by in Uncategorized. No Comments

Frank Sperduti, a partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, whose practice focuses on expropriation law, presented to the Alberta Expropriation Association, his paper entitled “Balancing Rights and Interests”, a comparative discussion of the Expropriation Acts in Ontario and Alberta.

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Frank Sperduti is a partner with BLG and a member of the Board of Directors and past president of the Ontario Expropriation Association.  Frank practices in the areas of civil litigation and administrative law, with emphasis on expropriations, planning, environmental law, commercial litigation and regulatory prosecutions.  For more information on Frank Sperduti please visit http://www.blg.com/en/home/our-professionals/Pages/Sperduti-Frank.aspx


BLG Participation at the 2012 Ontario Expropriation Association Conference

Posted on 15th November, by in Uncategorized. No Comments

Frank Sperduti, Sean Gosnell, Gabrielle Kramer and Christel Higgs, members of the BLG EMER Practice Group, participated in the 2012 Ontairo Expropriation Assosciation’s Fall Conference which was held in Toronto on October 25, 2012. Gabrielle Kramer chaired the conference. Sean Gosnell was on the panel “Assessing the Reasonableness of Costs”. Frank Sperduti also participated in a panel discussion on “The Treatment of Contaimination in the Determination of Compensation” which was moderated by Gabrielle Kramer. Christel Higgs gave the presentation “Case Law Review”. To read Christel Higgs’ paper, which touches on the Paciorka case, please click on the link below.

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Frank Sperduti is a partner with BLG and a member of the Board of Directors and past president of the Ontario Expropriation Association.  Frank practices in the areas of civil litigation and administrative law, … Read More »


Expropriation Process

Posted on 14th November, by in Uncategorized. No Comments

Frank Sperduti, a partner at BLG whose practice focuses on expropriation law, provides a general overview and understanding of the expropriation process beginning to end.

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Frank Sperduti is a partner with BLG and a member of the Board of Directors and past president of the Ontario Expropriation Association.  Frank practices in the areas of civil litigation and administrative law, with emphasis on expropriations, planning, environmental law, commercial litigation and regulatory prosecutions.  For more information on Frank Sperduti please visit http://www.blg.com/en/home/our-professionals/Pages/Sperduti-Frank.aspx


The 2010 Changes to the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure

Posted on 12th November, by in Uncategorized. No Comments

Frank Sperduti, a senior partner at BLG in Toronto, provides an overview of the changes to the 2010 Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure and also informs the appraisal profession of the new requirements for experts reports prepared for litigation.

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Frank Sperduti is a partner with BLG and a member of the Board of Directors and past president of the Ontario Expropriation Association.  Frank practices in the areas of civil litigation and administrative law, with emphasis on expropriations, planning, environmental law, commercial litigation and regulatory prosecutions.  For more information on Frank Sperduti please visit http://www.blg.com/en/home/our-professionals/Pages/Sperduti-Frank.aspx


Highway 407 East expansion: Expropriation fight threatens costly delays, The Toronto Star, October 25, 2012

Posted on 8th November, by in Uncategorized. No Comments

Frank Sperduti, a senior partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP inToronto, representing elderly couple in expropriation battle.

Anton (Tony) Kapostins has been living in the Ajax home he built on 13 acres of farmland for 50 years now, but he has recently been asked to leave. The house, which sits on a half-acre lot, now belongs to the Ministry of Transportation; they expropriated the land in March 2011 for the first phase of the Highway 407 East construction.  To read the full acticle please see  http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1276864–highway-407-east-expansion-expropriation-fight-threatens-costly-delays

Frank Sperduti is a partner with BLG and a member of the Board of Directors and past president of the Ontario Expropriation Association.  Frank Practices in the areas of civil litigation and administrative law, with emphasis on expropriations, planning, environmental law, commercial litigation and regulatory prosecutions.  For more information on Frank Sperduti please visit Read More »