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Allegations of insider trading in Baffinland dismissed

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 28 2014

A panel of the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) has dismissed allegations against Jowdat Waheed and Bruce Walter of insider trading, tipping and

Ontario Court of Appeal declines jurisdiction over securities claim against foreign issuer for shares traded on foreign exchange

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • August 24 2014

Following prevailing international standards tying jurisdiction to where securities are traded, Ontario’s highest appellate court in Kaynes v

Ontario Court of Appeal turns against cross-border securities class actions

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 22 2014

In the recent decision of Kaynes v. BP, PLC, 2014 ONCA 580, the Ontario Court of Appeal stayed a proposed secondary market securities class action on

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

Alberta insider trading cases

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 20 2014

The July 8 2014 acquittal of Rengam Rajaratnam in New York District Court ended a long streak of insider trading convictions in that jurisdiction

Inappropriate forum results in stay of Ontario securities class action

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 19 2014

In a recent decision that will be of interest to public issuers, the Ontario Court of Appeal in Kaynes v. BP has stayed a potential securities class

The challenge with determining when the writing is on the wall: insider trading case considers materiality of confidentiality agreement and expired unsolicited offer

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 14 2014

The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) recently considered whether a consultant for a law firm had committed insider trading and breached

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

Time to leave: Supreme Court to determine securities class action limitation period

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 13 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada has granted leave to appeal in a case that will determine how to apply the statutory limitation period for investors in

Court limits plaintiff’s ability to access corporate documents in securities class action

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 12 2014

In Mask v. Silvercorp Metals Inc. released on July 18, 2014, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice considered whether a plaintiff seeking