In the News

Dimitri has been quoted extensively in the media, including in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, the Toronto Star, the Globe & Mail, La Presse, the CBC and CTV.

Ruling on West Bank Settlement Wines Stirs Debate
Aljazeera: July 24, 2017

Sparks Fly at London City Hall as Protesters Clash During Anti-Islam Rally
Global News: July 22, 2017

Battle of the Battle: Palestinian Activists Uncork Fight Against Israeli Settlement Wines in Canada
The New Arab: July 18, 2017

Flip-Flop on West Bank Wine Decision Betrays Canadian Consumers
Huffington Post: July 14, 2017

Most Canadians Think Its “Reasonable” To Boycott Israel: Survey
Canada Talks Israel/Palestine: March 5, 2017

Majority of Canadians Support Israel Boycott, Sanctions
The New Arab: March 3, 2017

80% of Canadians Back Israel Boycott – Poll
Electronic Intifada: March 2, 2017

Poll: Canadians supportive of boycott and sanctions against Israel
Ricochet Media: March 2, 2017

Canadians at odds with their government on Israel
Rabble: February 17, 2017

Interview with Dimitri Lascaris from the Green Party of Canada
CKUT: December 15, 2016

Greens confirm support of BDS goals in most significant pro-Palestinian victory in Canadian political history 
Rabble: December 7, 2016

Canada’s Indigenous Peoples Weigh In on Global Warming at COP22
Truthdig: November 22, 2016

Why BDS?
Canadian Dimension: October 24, 2016

Dimitri Lascaris on why BDS matters
Media Mornings / Democracy North: October 21, 2016

Why I Was Fired by Elizabeth May
Ricochet Media: September 14, 2016

Palestinian Lives Matter
Aljazeera: August 25, 2016

Soul-searching for Canada’s Greens after ‘Israel boycott’ vote
The New Arab (UK): August 15, 2016

BDS Endorsed by Canada’s Green Party
Jerusalem Post: August 8, 2016

Canadian Greens Back BDS
Mondoweiss: August 8, 2016

Canadian Green Party Votes to Support Boycott of Israel
Haaretz: August 8, 2016

Vote to Support Israel Boycott Campaign Divides Green Party
Globe and Mail: August 7, 2016

B’nai Brith takes its beef with the Green Party out on Independent Jewish Voices 
Rabble: July 7, 2016

Class Action Lawyer Gives Up The Law To Fight Climate Change With Green Party 
Globe and Mail: March 21, 2016

Green Party of Canada Welcomes Dimitri Lascaris as Justice Critic 
March 21, 2016

High-Flying Litigator Powering Down
London Free Press: January 18, 2016

Siskinds Partner Dimitri Lascaris Named Green Party Candidate in London West
AM980 News: September 1, 2016

Local Praise, Federal Criticism
London Free Press: March 28, 2016

Shareholders protest new forum bylaws in Canada
Globe and Mail: December 28, 2015

Dimitri Lascaris Reduces Class-Action Workload
National Post: December 21, 2015

University of Toronto Advised to Sell Coal, Oil Assets in its Funds
Toronto Star: December 16, 2015

Court approves $32.5 million settlement with Sino-Forest underwriters
Investment Executive: November 12, 2015

Londoners to Protest Harper’s TPP
Blackburn News: October 15, 2015

As Conservative MP skips debates, London West becomes Liberal swing riding 
National Observer: October 6, 2015

Interview with Political Analyst Dimitri Lascaris
Dialogos Media: October 1, 2015

London West Candidates Square Off In Second Of Four AM980 Debates
AM980 News: September 29, 2015

Ed Holder, Tory Candidate, Called Out For Skipping Election Debates
Huffington Post: September 28, 2015

The View from Up North: Which are Ontario’s Best Regional Law Firms
Above the Law: September 9, 2015

Dimitri Lascaris: The Greek Crisis
AcTVism Munich: July 15, 2015

Ontario proposal to pay corporate whistleblowers up to $1.5M inadequate: Lawyer
Toronto Star: June 9, 2015

OSC’s proposed whistleblower policy is flawed because of limits on cash rewards, lawyer warns
National Post: June 9, 2015

Carriage decision fails to provide expected guidance
Law Times: June 1, 2015

Will Ontario’s whistleblower program blow holes in internal compliance systems?
Canadian Lawyer Magazine: April 27, 2015

Top Court tosses suit against Montreal drag firm Thera 
Globe and Mail: April 17, 2015

Ontario Securities Commission is testing mediation process to settle difficult cases
National Post: April 13, 2015

ASC files new charges against failed Poseidon Concepts
Calgary Herald: February 6, 2015

Banks Reach Settlement After Sino Stock Sale
Wall Street Journal: January 27, 2015

What happens when a foreign investor holds Chinese Bonds that default
Bloomberg: January 20, 2015

London law firm Siskinds has history of scoring big wins for little guy in high-stakes battles
London Free Press: January 4, 2015

Nevsun Denies Accusations of Human Rights Abuses at Eritrea Mine
Bloomberg: November 21, 2014

Eritreans file lawsuit against Canadian mining company for slave labour and crimes against humanity
Canadian Centre for International Justice: November 20, 2014

Canadian Bar Association undergoing major ‘rethink’
Law Times: November 17, 2014

Canadian Beekeepers Sue Neonicotinoid Makers Bayer, Syngenta for C$450 million
Bloomberg: September 8, 2014

On CBC’s Exchange with Amanda Lang, Dimitri Lascaris discusses the beekeeper class action
CBC: September 5, 2014

Beekeeper frustration led to class action on neonicotinoids
CBC: September 5, 2014

Canada’s Nevsun defends Eritrea mining after damning report
CTV: September 4, 2014

Bee Deaths at Centre of Lawsuit by Honey Producers
Toronto Star: September 3, 2014

Penn West Board faces allegations of stock option manipulation
Globe and Mail: June 3, 2014

Livent decision could pave way for new suits against auditors
Globe and Mail: April 7, 2014

U of T Must Divest From Fossil Fuels, Student Groups Say
The Varsity: March 2014

OSC to allow no-contest settlements in some cases
Globe and Mail: March 11, 2014

U of T group wants university to divest from fossil fuel industry
Toronto MetroNews: January 31, 2014

London alarms raised over Quebec rail disaster
London Free Press: December 18, 2013

Bankruptcy protection can be silver lining for some securities class actions
National Post: November 20, 2013

Sorting out counsel fees in class action settlements
National Post: October 30, 2013

Canadian Business Magazine names Dimitri Lascaris As One of the “Power 50” of Canadian business
London Free Press: September 23, 2013

Supreme Court to rule on ‘market timing’ lawsuit
Globe and Mail: September 11, 2013

Quebec Train Crash Taints Railroad CEO’s Legend Status 
Bloomberg: July 12, 2013

Class action lawsuit against Canadian retailer for Bangladesh victims difficult, but not impossible 
Globe and Mail: April 29, 2013

Ontario Court approves $117 million settlement with Sino-Forest auditors
Globe and Mail: March 20, 2013

Class Actions: Their Day in Court
National Magazine: March 2013

Gamblin’ Man: At the Tables, In the Court
London Free Press: March 1, 2013

OSC allegations against E&Y in Sino-Forest case could sharpen focus on gatekeepers
Canadian Lawyer Magazine: December 4, 2012

E&Y Settlement Sets Record for Auditors
Globe and Mail: December 3, 2012

OSC accuses Ernst & Young as firm settles Sino-Forest class action suit 
National Post: December 3, 2012

High Class Action Awards Discourage Lawyers From Taking On Cases
National Post: November 29, 2012

Sino-Forest’s restructuring deal leaves shareholders cut out
National Post: October 2, 2012

Un recours collectif d’un milliard est autorisé contre SNC-Lavalin
Le Devoir: September 20, 2012

Judge Certifies $1 Billion Class Action Against SNC-Lavalin
CBC: September 20, 2012

The Top 25 Most Influential
Canadian Lawyer: August 6, 2012

Outcome of Look legal bills case could have wider ramifications: Lascaris
National Post: August 2, 2012

Libor to JP Morgan, Enron to Bernie Madoff: Counting the costs of a world of scandal
The Toronto Star: July 13, 2012

Fallout from LIBOR scandal likely to hit Canada’s financial industry
National Post: July 5, 2012

Dimitri Lascaris on the ‘travesty’ of dismissing the CIBC class action lawsuit
National Post: July 5, 2012

The risky business of investing in lawsuits
Globe and Mail: June 26, 2012

SNC: le rôle du chef des finances remis en question
La Presse: April 12, 2012

SNC-Lavalin risque d’autres ennuis judiciaires
La Presse: March 17, 2012

Lawyers Are Looking To Canada For Shareholder Litigation 
Wall Street Journal: February 27, 2012

Class Actions: Taking up the low take-up rate for settlements
National Post: December 8, 2011

Siskinds and Sutts Storsberg square off in Armtec carriage motion
National Post: November 21, 2011

Pension funds sue Sino-Forest for $6.5 billion
Toronto Star: August 31, 2011 

Baffinland ex-shareholders launch suit
CBC: April 20, 2011

Investor Justice to the Max
Canadian Business: April 11, 2011

BMO faces sanctions over FMF debacle
National Post: November 9, 2010

Ex-Card Shark Dimitri Lascaris Bets on Canadian Class Actions
American Lawyer: May 5, 2010

Former Card Shark Now Fights For Shareholders
Globe and Mail: May 4, 2010

Investors may pay stiff price for Manulife’s pride
Toronto Star: June 23, 2009

Ontario Law Firm Shoots for $550 Million Class Action Against AIG
American Lawyer: November 19, 2008

Dimitri Lascaris and Siskinds Leading the Way in Canada
Securities Docket: September 14, 2008

The buck stops where?
Canadian Lawyer: January 11, 2008

Manipulation ‘serious problem’ – Canada rife with options backdating, lawyers conclude
National Post: September 19, 2007

RIM trips on offering options to employees
Globe and Mail: March 6, 2007

Investor confronts RIM on options probe
Globe and Mail: December 6, 2006

RIM’s Review Causes Unrest
The Street: December 5, 2006

FMF’s Shareholders Garner C$28 Million Settlement
Law 360: November 29, 2006

FMF Saga Moves to Next Chapter
National Post: May 29, 2006