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Contested private placements under new take-over bid regime: Securities regulators reject Hecla challenge of Dolly Varden private placement
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 26 2016

In a closely watched decision that follows the introduction of a new Canadian take-over bid regime earlier this year, Canadian securities regulators


Initial Board of Directors and New Implementation Timelines Announced for Canada’s Securities Regulatory Regime
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 26 2016

In an important step towards implementing Canada’s Cooperative Capital Markets Regime, the participating jurisdictions have made the long awaited


The Long-Awaited OSC Whistleblower Program Is Now In Force
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, Ireland, USA
  • July 21 2016

On July 14, 2016, the Ontario Securities Commission (the “OSC”) broke ground in Canada when it officially launched its widely anticipated Office of


No More Kicks at the Discovery Can: Motion to Examine CEO Second Witnesses Denied
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2016

On July 5, 2016, Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court released a decision in Fischer v IG Investment Management Ltd., which (among other


Legal and industry opposition to U.S. Fiduciary Rule may be a harbinger of developments in Canada with proposed introduction of best interest standard
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 13 2016

On June 1, 2016, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and six other industry and trade


Questions Raised Over the Constitutionality of SEC Administrative Proceedings
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 8 2016

As noted in previous articles, Canada and the US have different approaches to regulatory enforcement. Canadian securities regulators overwhelmingly


Proposed OSC Rule 72-503 to modernize framework for distributions of securities outside of Ontario
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 4 2016

The Ontario Securities Commission has proposed a new rule that would provide Ontario issuers with more certainty about how to comply with Ontario


U.S. Court Upholds Five-Year Limitation Period for SEC Disgorgement Remedies
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 30 2016

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held in its late May judgment in SEC v. Graham that the five-year limitation period set


Will A Big Cost Award in a Securities Class Action Change Reasonable Expectations for All?
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2016

Justice Strathy, now the Chief Justice of Ontario, recently awarded plaintiffs more than $2.679 million in costs for their motion for certification


Cost of compliance increases in Alberta
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • June 28 2016

The Alberta Securities Commission (the ASC) is adopting a new rule regarding fees, ASC Rule 13-501 Fees (the New Rule). The New Rule, which becomes