Traffic Monsoon Receiver renews Canadian clawback efforts

Again in October 2019 the Site visitors Monsoon Receiver sought to make use of native attorneys to go after Canadian net-winners.

The movement was denied later the identical month. In denying the movement, the courtroom advisable the Receiver ‘solicit a number of bids from attorneys skilled on this space of Canadian legislation’.

On April twenty sixth the Receiver filed a brand new movement requesting approval to make use of Canadian counsel.

Addressing price considerations raised by the courtroom, the Receiver writes;

In current months, the Receiver has contacted quite a few corporations with workplaces in Montreal to help with this matter. Many of the corporations’ charges have been in extra of $600 CAD for companions.

After being ghosted by a “smaller agency with a decrease billing fee”, the Receiver approached Gowling WLG.

Gowling has agreed to deal with the Receiver’s want for Canadian counsel by leanly staffing just one affiliate … for the Receiver’s assortment efforts in opposition to Boutin and different Canadian Internet Winners.

If granted, the Receiver’s use of native counsel will enable her to pursue clawback litigation in opposition to Montreal resident Vincent Boutin

Vincent Boutin was certainly one of Site visitors Monsoon’s prime net-winners, pocketing $761,541.

Along with Boutin the Receiver hopes to pursue litigation in opposition to “at the least sixty different” Canadian members, who collectively stole over $400,000.

Pending a choice on the Receiver’s movement, keep tuned…


Replace seventh Might 2021 – The Receiver’s movement was granted on April twenty ninth, 2021.


Replace twenty seventh September 2021 – On September twenty second the Receiver filed for default judgment in opposition to Vincent Boutin.

A choice on the movement stays pending.


Replace ninth November 2021 – On October twenty seventh a $945,693 default judgment was granted in opposition to Boutin.