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Underwriters settle Sino-Forest claims

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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

Case closed on Finkelstein

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
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  • January 5 2015

A number of our previous posts have commented on the difficulties faced by regulators and law enforcers when trying to prove insider trading, and

Theme 5 developments in securities class actions

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 29 2014

2014 was a significant year for securities class actions in Ontario, beginning with the Court of Appeal’s leading decision in Green v. CIBC (“Green”

New transparency laws for extractive sector

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 19 2014

The Canadian federal government has brought in a new Act to require greater reporting obligations around payments made to governments by Canadian oil

New prospectus exemptions to facilitate rights offerings and capital raising from existing investors

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 11 2014

The Canadian Securities Administrators (the CSA) recently published for comment proposed amendments (the CSA Proposal) designed to create a

Osler’s insights on key developments in 2014 and their implications for Canadian business.

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 9 2014

Four securities regulatory developments in 2014 warrant special attention:The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) proposed a new “permitted bid”

Over one-third of Canadian listed issuers have adopted advance notice provisions

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 28 2014

Anadian Governance Highlights from the 2013 Proxy Season, we broke the news about a massive wave of companies adopting advance notice provisions for