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Halliburton: deepening the divide between certification of US and Canadian securities class actions

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 15 2014

Everyone has been talking about the recent decision from the US Supreme Court in Halliburton Co v Erica P. John Fund Inc (Halliburton) and its

U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider fraud-on-the-market theory

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 22 2013

On November 15, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal in which it will reconsider the "fraud-on-the-market" theory that has been one

The U.S. Supreme Court questions fraud-on-the-market

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • March 18 2013

The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds, No. 11-1085, 2013 WL 691001 (Feb. 27, 2013

Clock starts with the act of fraud: U.S. Supreme Court confirms five-year limitation period for government enforcement proceedings

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 18 2013

The US Supreme Court recently handed the US Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") a very clear message: the act of fraud - not its discovery

The fairness of tracing: Ontario Court of Appeal considers methods of distributing remaining funds to victims of a Ponzi scheme

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 20 2013

In Boughner v. Greyhawk, the Ontario Court of Appeal recently considered different methods for determining how to fairly distribute comingled funds

B.C. Court of Appeal considers extraterritorial reach of Securities Act

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 18 2011

In an interesting new judgment - Torudag - the British Columbia Court of Appeal has held that the B.C. Securities Commission may assert regulatory jurisdiction over residents of other provinces, who engage in insider trading through a stock exchange in Ontario

Amendments to Ontario Securities Act affect insider trading rules

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 1 2011

Bill 135, Helping Ontario Families and Managing Responsibly Act, 2010 (the Act), first introduced by Ontario's Minister of Finance on November 18, 2010 as an act to implement certain financial and budget matters, received Royal Assent on December 8, 2010

Recent development in insider trading

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 4 2010

The prohibition against insider trading, a cornerstone of Canadian securities law, remains one of the few areas of such law not completely harmonized among all Canadian jurisdictions; i.e., unlike the rules governing insider reporting, continuous disclosure, take-over bids, distributions by prospectus and exempt distributions, there is no one single national instrument governing insider trading that each Canadian jurisdiction has adopted as a rule or regulation

Pre-arranged option exercise plans for CEOs: something for boards to consider

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 29 2008

It is fundamental to the integrity of the capital markets that trading in securities takes place on a "level playing field," i.e., that buyer and seller have equal access to all relevant material information