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IIROC identifies risk management issues among its members

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 27 2015

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) recently released its annual compliance report. The purpose of the report was to

Will the OSC’s proposed whistleblower program bolster enforcement activity notwithstanding unique challenges?

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
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  • February 25 2015

On February 3, 2015, the OSC issued Staff Consultation Paper 15-401. The Consultation Paper calls for comments from the industry on its proposed

OSC earns notable insider trading victory, however difficulties continue with prosecuting cases involving chains of tipper-tippee misconduct

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 17 2015

OSC Staff has earned a long sought victory in its quest to police insider and related trading activity. But its victory was only partial, and the

Canadian securities class actions growing, U.S. settlements plummet

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • February 11 2015

A wealth of information about securities class actions in Canada and the U.S. is available thanks to the excellent efforts of NERA Economic

IIROC releases Revised Sanction Guidelines

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 10 2015

On January 13, 2015, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) released Revised Sanction Guidelines and related Policy

Recent insider trading cases in the US and Canada may signal an evidentiary sea change

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • January 29 2015

As we noted previously on this blog, prosecutors in Canada and the United States have recently faced evidentiary challenges in prosecuting insider

Underwriters settle Sino-Forest claims

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 28 2015

A group of underwriters that were named as defendants in the ongoing Sino-Forest class action have reached a settlement agreement with the investor

TSX proposes to expand exemptions for interlisted issuers and to introduce shareholder approval requirement for certain delistings

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 26 2015

On January 22, 2015, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) published proposals that would allow eligible interlisted issuers to apply to follow the rules

A tale of two jurisdictions: evidentiary threshold at certification

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • January 22 2015

It has been the best of times for Canadian class action plaintiffs: an unprecedented level of attention from Canada’s top court has affirmed Canada’s

Risk management in a digital world addressing cyber-security threats at the board level

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 9 2015

The role of the Board of Directors has necessarily adapted to include an increased focus on risk management. In our digital world, cyber-attacks are