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Canadian Securities Administrators propose significant amendments to take-over bid regime

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 12 2014

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have announced that they intend to publish for comment amendments (the Proposed Bid Amendments) that, if

Two recent Alberta court cases re-emphasize the desirability of securities enforcement options

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

In previous entries posted on this blog, we have identified challenges securities regulators and prosecutors face in successfully bringing insider

Excalibur: single combat preferable to class action

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

A recent decision denying certification of a proposed class action includes some noteworthy comments regarding the preferable procedure requirement

Important lessons from OSC’s latest insider trading decision

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

In a recent decision, a panel of the Ontario Securities Commission dismissed allegations against two prominent mining executives who were alleged to

OSC rejection of insider trading allegations emphasizes prosecution difficulties

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

On August 26, 2014, a panel of the Ontario Securities Commission (the "panel") released its highly anticipated decisioninvolving allegations of

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