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No early “fishing expedition” for evidence in proposed securities class action

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 21 2014

In Ontario, the motion for leave to commence a claim under the Ontario Securities Act ("OSA") is usually heard at the same time as the certification

Court of Appeal rules that NYSE and London Stock Exchange purchasers cannot pursue securities class action claims against BP in Ontario

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 14 2014

Today, the Court of Appeal for Ontario ruled that a proposed securities class action against BP, PLC cannot proceed on behalf of Canadians who

Leave to appeal to SCC granted: limitation periods in securities class actions

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 7 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada announced today that it will hear a group of appeals concerning the statutory limitation period applicable to securities

Debate continues regarding proposed Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 25 2014

On July 9, 2014, on what Finance Minister Joe Oliver called "a landmark day" for reforming Canada's capital markets regulatory regime, the federal

Increased risk of securities class actions with regulatory proceedings

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 8 2014

A significant development in Canada has been the increased number of prosecutions of securities class actions following or in parallel with

U.S. Supreme Court upholds fraud-on-the-market doctrine

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

In its highly anticipated decision in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. released this week, the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that

The inadvertent fiduciary: Mass Mutual crosses the line

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • June 16 2014

Plan fiduciaries are held to the highest performance standards and can be personally liable for breaches of fiduciary responsibility. Because of this

U.S. Appellate Court overturns decision rejecting SEC’s no-contest settlement

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • June 6 2014

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held on June 4, 2014 that the U.S. Southern District Court of New York "abused its

Rights plan update - Augusta decision charts a halfway house course

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 5 2014

On May 2, 2014 the British Columbia Securities Commission (the BCSC) ruled in favour of Augusta Resource Corporation, permitting Augusta’s

Québec court’s decision on insider tipping restrictions

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 21 2014

On April 7, 2014, the Bureau de décision et de révision (BDR), which is the administrative tribunal that has jurisdiction under the