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A tale of two jurisdictions: evidentiary threshold at certification

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • January 22 2015

It has been the best of times for Canadian class action plaintiffs: an unprecedented level of attention from Canada’s top court has affirmed Canada’s

The Ontario Court of Appeal confirms scrutiny for leave in securities class actions

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 7 2015

At the end of 2005, Ontario legislation came into effect which enabled aggrieved shareholders to bring a statutory action for secondary market

Case closed on Finkelstein

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • January 5 2015

A number of our previous posts have commented on the difficulties faced by regulators and law enforcers when trying to prove insider trading, and

Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies tests for leave to proceed and certification in secondary market misrepresentation class actions

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 31 2014

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently released its decision in Bayens v Kinross Gold Corporation, which provides important guidance on class actions

Theme 5 developments in securities class actions

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

2014 was a significant year for securities class actions in Ontario, beginning with the Court of Appeal’s leading decision in Green v. CIBC (“Green”

Supreme Court of Canada imposes common law duty of honest performance on contracting parties

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 22 2014

In Bhasin v Hrynew, (2014, SCC 71), a unanimous Supreme Court ruled that the Canadian common law should now impose a duty on parties to perform their

Court of Appeal for Ontario clarifies leave and certification standards

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 22 2014

The Court of Appeal for Ontario's recent decision Bayens v. Kinross Gold Corporation clarifies the standard for obtaining leave to advance statutory

Bayens v Kinross Gold Corporation misrepresentation claims in securities class actions

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 18 2014

Ontario's statutory regime for secondary market liability came into effect in 2006 as a result of amendments to theSecurities Act (Ontario) (the OSA

Osler’s insights on key developments in 2014 and their implications for Canadian business.

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 9 2014

Four securities regulatory developments in 2014 warrant special attention:The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) proposed a new “permitted bid”

Alberta Securities Commission applies to SCC for leave to appeal insider trading decision in Walton

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 17 2014

The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has applied to the Supreme Court of Canada for leave to appeal the August 2014 decision of the Alberta Court