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Inappropriate forum results in stay of Ontario securities class action

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 19 2014

In a recent decision that will be of interest to public issuers, the Ontario Court of Appeal in Kaynes v. BP has stayed a potential securities class

Supreme Court of Canada to hear securities class action limitation period cases

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • August 8 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada has granted leave to appeal in three securities class action cases in which the defendants seek to enforce the three-year

Issuers cautiously adopt notice-and-access this proxy season

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 7 2014

The numbers are in and we've counted them. The notice-and-access system - under which public issuers may post proxy information circulars online

Is CEO pay ratio disclosure coming to Canada?

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

Last year, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved a proposal that would require U.S. public companies to disclose the ratio of

Horns locked between investors and issuers over proxy advisory firm regulation

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 14 2014

Issuers' general reaction is that the Proposed Policy is "mild," "unobtrusive" and ought to be more prescriptive to have an impact on the quality of

Saskatchewan and New Brunswick join the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 10 2014

On July 9, 2014, the federal Canadian Government and the Saskatchewan and New Brunswick provincial governments entered into an amended agreement in

The CSA extend elements of mutual fund regulation to closed-end funds

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 8 2014

On June 19, 2014, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published the final instalment of the amendments (Amendments) to National Instrument

U.S. Supreme Court delivers mixed result in Halliburton securities class action

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • June 23 2014

Today the Supreme Court of the United States released its much-anticipated decision in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., in which it

CSA’s light touch proxy advisory firm proposal may disappoint issuers

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 6 2014

To address market participants’ concerns about services provided by proxy advisory firms, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have published

Haven’t you heard? It’s all being changed new proposals to private placement regime

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 30 2014

While recent proposals to add new prospectus exemptions for things like crowdfunding and rights offerings have received much attention, other changes