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Ontario court rules in favour of dissident in interpreting provision in advance notice policywould consideration of US jurisprudence have changed the result?

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • July 30 2014

In its recent decision in Orange Capital, LLC v Partners Real Estate Investment Trust, the Ontario Superior Court addressed an

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

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • 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

Deemed reliance in the U.S. Supreme Court

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

On June 23, 2014, the United States Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund ("Halliburton"), as

CRA: tax treatment of Ponzi scheme investments

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 10 2014

We have previously written about court decisions on the tax results arising from taxpayers' (failed) investments in Ponzi schemes (see our posts on

Conviction in investment fraud case leads to jail time for father and daughter

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 10 2014

On May 30, 2014, Mr. Justice Richard Danyliuk of the Saskatchewan Queen's Bench sentenced Ronald Fast to seven years in prison for fraud and ordered

Augusta decisionthe British Columbia Securities Commission holds that the right of a shareholder to tender to a bid remains paramount

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 9 2014

On May 2, 2014, the British Columbia Securities Commission (the "BCSC") issued an oral decision allowing the shareholder rights plan (the "Plan") of

The Conrad Black saga continues: OSC affirms reciprocal order power

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 8 2014

In yet another instalment of the long-running saga involving former media mogul Conrad Black, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) recently denied

Ontario Superior Court sheds new light on advance notice bylaws

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 8 2014

The Ontario Superior Court recently offered new guidance on interpreting advance notice bylaws in the context of proxy contests for control of an

June Citigroup appeal decision reinforces OSC’s new “no contest” settlement approach

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • July 8 2014

Ever since raising the possibility of "no contest" settlements back in 2011, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has had to contend with

Increased risk of securities class actions with regulatory proceedings

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • 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