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Securities class actions: a need to prove reliance on a uniform misrepresentation does not necessarily bar certification

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 15 2015

An offering was made of the Can-Am Fund, an investment fund related to several different insurance contracts that was similar to a mutual fund. The

Discount brokerage firm obtains summary judgment for unpaid margin

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 15 2015

The investor was purchasing and selling naked options and calls at a discount broker. The firm liquidated her margined portfolio at a cost of $88,000

Highlights from other IIROC enforcement proceedings

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 15 2015

By way of settlement agreement, an Ultimate Designated Person, Chief Compliance Officer and a Supervisor agreed to a fine of $20,000, a six-week

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

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Is the Supreme Court of Canada becoming disinterested in class action appeals?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 2 2015

On March 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada refused to grant leave to appeal in Kaynes v. BP, Plc, a proposed class action for secondary market

A rare case of market manipulation

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed- 26 March

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 26 2015

On appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for Quebec pronounced October 10, 2014. The applicant was found guilty of conspiracy, breaking and

Alberta Court upholds constitutionality of ASC’s power to compel testimony and document production

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 10 2015

The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench recently released a decision that may be of interest to any Canadian issuer that issues securities into the United

OSC affirms breadth of inter-jurisdictional enforcement power, limits on sanctions in Conrad Black case

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 10 2015

The recent decision in Re Conrad M. Black et al. illustrates how the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) will use its inter-jurisdictional

Top ten international anti-corruption developments for February 2015

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 5 2015

This installment of MoFo's Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments highlights a number of significant domestic and global anti-corruption