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Ontario Court of Appeal doesn’t let Trump off that easy
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 19 2016

In a recent decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned a lower court decision that dismissed an action on a summary judgment motion

The Financial Report, 13 October 2016, News from the Americas
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 13 2016

The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Salman v. United States, a case that could make clear what prosecutors need to prove in order

“Impermissible Attempt” to Avoid Restrictions on Secondary Market Class Actions Rejected by Court of Appeal for Ontario
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • October 13 2016

The Court of Appeal for Ontario has recently confirmed that the Securities Act provides a circumscribed route for class actions alleging secondary

Judges may weigh evidence on leave motions in secondary market securities class actions
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • October 11 2016

In Mask v Silvercorp Metals Inc the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a decision refusing leave to commence an action for secondary market

Canadian Appellate Court Confirms That Judges Must Consider Evidence From Both Parties when Deciding a Motion for Leave to Bring a Class Action
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Canada
  • October 5 2016

As detailed repeatedly in this space, the Canadian court system has issued a number of decisions which have altered the practice of bringing - or

Hedge fund investments survive section 94.1 challenge
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 28 2016

Section 94.1 of the Income Tax Act (Canada) is an anti-avoidance rule aimed at attempts to divert investment income to an offshore entity in a low

Ontario Court of Appeal lifts stay in cross-border class action
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • September 27 2016

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently lifted a stay of a class proceeding. In Kaynes v BP the plaintiff sought damages for alleged misrepresentations

The Meaning of "Or": Modern Approaches to Statutory Interpretation
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • September 20 2016

The meaning of the word "or" in a section of the Ontario Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.S.5 is the sort of question designed for lawyers in ivory

Court of Appeal provides guidance for securities class actions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 18 2016

In the proposed $1 billion class action Rooney v. ArcelorMittal S.A., the Ontario Court of Appeal has clarified that security holders who sell their

Silvercorp Metals: Ontario Court of Appeal confirms robust test for leave in securities class actions and affirms costs award
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • September 15 2016

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently released an important decision in a securities class action that (1) summarized the law with respect to the