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Significant Developments in Whistleblower Payouts and Protections Continue to Attract Attention
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 24 2016

Whistleblower protections and significant bounties paid to whistleblowers in the U.S. continue to make headlines, just as issuers in Canada brace for

Securities Act will soon include whistleblower protections
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 20 2016

Employees in Ontario can soon expect to be protected from anti-retaliatory measures in connection with whistleblowing activities. As part of the

O Canada: The U.S.’s Neighbor To The North Proposes Its Own Whistleblower Program
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 17 2016

The Ontario Securities Commission ("OSC"), Canada's largest securities regulator, has proposed establishing its own whistleblower program for

Ontario Whistleblowers: OSC Soon Open for Business
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 16 2016

The new whistleblower office of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is set to open this summer. As reported in prior bulletins, the OSC is

Whistleblower Incentive Programs Continue to Gain Traction as the U.S. CFTC Announces $10-million Payout
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 6 2016

With the Ontario Securities Commission's new incentive-based whistleblower program now on the horizon, recent awards under comparable whistleblower

SEC Announces $2-Million in Whistleblower Awards
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 1 2016

Compliance officers, in house counsel, management and board members of public companies are beginning to recognize the realities of external

Commentary on controversy over financial rewards for whistleblowers
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 31 2016

Recent decisions by financial-sector regulators raise a significant question for Canadian investors and markets: Is there value in offering rewards

How To Enter The Canadian Market: A Legal Road Map
  • Fogler Rubinoff LLP
  • Canada
  • February 24 2016

Canada is geographically the world’s second largest country. According to Statistics Canada, in January 2009, there were approximately 33,500,000

Thinking of Developing a Whistleblowing System? New Canadian Guidance Released Today
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • February 18 2016

Companies and regulators alike are increasingly recognizing that “whistleblowers”, i.e., individuals who report suspected wrongdoing, mismanagement

Court of Appeal summaries (January 25, 2016-January 29, 2016)
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • January 29 2016

The Respondents Lombardy Karting and the National Capital Kart Club held a go cart event. The race required a race director, the appellant Derek