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Defining a ‘Whistleblower’
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 27 2016

On December 31, 2015, U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III denied an employee whistleblower protection under the Dodd-Frank Act. Rather than reporting


ASC Rules on Conflicting Components of Recapitalization Transactions
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • January 12 2016

A common feature of many convertible debenture indentures is the ability of the issuing company to repay the debentures at maturity by issuing shares


SEC Reproposes Rule Requiring Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 6 2016

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reproposed a rule that would require SEC-reporting resource extraction issuers to disclose


U.K. Approves First DPA in Standard Bank Case
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 17 2015

In a development that should be watched carefully by enforcement officials in Canada, on November 30th the Royal Courts of Justice in the United


Legal Year in Review
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 9 2015

Recently elected governments at both the federal and provincial levels had a major impact on Canadian business in 2015, introducing a number of


Simplified Rights Offering Rules Take Effect
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 8 2015

The Canadian Securities Administrators (the CSA) brings into force new rules (the New Rules) relating to Canada's prospectus-exempt rights offering


Drywall Acoustic Lathing and Insulation, Local 675 v. SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.: considering final vs. interlocutory nature of orders refusing leave to amend pleadings
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 4 2015

In her decision in Drywall Acoustic Lathing and Insulation, Local 675 v. SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., dated October 28, 2015, Associate Chief Justice Hoy


Long-awaited Supreme Court of Canada securities class actions trilogy changes little
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 4 2015

This morning, the Supreme Court of Canada released its long-awaited decision in a trilogy of proposed securities class actions in Ontario against


SEC announces record numbers for whistleblower tips and awards
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 26 2015

Canada’s largest securities regulator continues to move to implement its whistleblowing program, and investors and market participants should take


Reasonable investigation defence shields directors and officers from securities class action
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 17 2015

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice should give directors and officers reason for optimism that the protections in Part XXIII