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SCC confirms leave test for securities class actions has teeth

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 23 2015

On April 17, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada provided Canadian public companies with an important win, holding that the test for leave to start a

Administrative penalty for insider trading criteria to set the penalty

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 20 2015

In AMF v. Roy, the Autorité des marchés financiers (the AMF) accused Mrs. Renée Roy (Roy) of having traded in the securities of a reporting issuer

A “reasonable possibility” according to the Supreme Court of Canada dismissing prior authorization of secondary market proposed class action

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

On April 17, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada allowed the appeal of Theratechnologies Inc. and reversed the Quebec Court of Appeal’s decision

Waiting for the second shoe to drop: dealing with concurrent civil and regulatory proceedings

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • April 17 2015

American Apparel Inc. disclosed recently that The Securities and Exchange Commission has launched a formal investigation into issues raised during

New CSA amendments streamline disclosure for venture issuers

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 15 2015

On April 9, 2015, the Canadian Securities Administrators published amendments to National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations

Is there an appetite for diversity quotas in Canada?

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

Gender diversity on corporate boards continues to be a hot topic for activist shareholder groups in Canada. At the end of April 2015, the

Supreme Court of Canada denies leave to appeal in securities class action involving foreign exchange transactions

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 2 2015

Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the plaintiff's application for leave to appeal in Kaynes v. BP, PLC. As previously discussed, the

A rare case of market manipulation

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 1 2015

In a rare case of market manipulation, the Bureau de décision et de révision (the Bureau), the Québec administrative tribunal specialized in

It’s about time CSA proposes amended take-over bid regime

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 31 2015

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have published for a 90-day comment period significant amendments to the take-over bid regime in Canada

SEC charges highlight importance of updating early warning reports

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 27 2015

On March 13, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced charges against eight directors, officers and major stockholders for