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Privileged documents and regulatory investigations: when does waiver come into play?
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • August 26 2015

When a regulator comes knocking at your door, with an order compelling the production of documents, how should you treat communications between you


Proxy access in Canada: CCGG proposals to give shareholders more input into the director nomination process
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 25 2015

The Canadian Coalition for Good Governance (CCGG) recently published a policy encouraging issuers to take measures to enhance "proxy access", meaning


Timely disclosure obligation: right of action of secondary market investors
  • Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins LLP
  • Canada
  • August 20 2015

On November 9, 2007 amendments to Quebec’s Securities Act (the “QSA”) came into force creating a civil liability regime allowing investors on the


Why don’t investors care: questioning the value of securities class actions
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 12 2015

In our post dated June 17, 2015, we discussed the March 26, 2015 decision of the Supreme Court of Canada denying leave to appeal from the judgement


Significant headwinds for securities class actions
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • August 10 2015

In April 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Theratechnologies Inc. v 121851 Canada Inc., 2015 SCC 18, in which it emphasized


Ontario court upholds limitations on liability for misrepresentations contained in take-over bid circulars
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • August 10 2015

In a decision released on July 30, 2015, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has clarified that plaintiffs seeking to advance claims under section


La probité: plus qu’un champ d’activité
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 10 2015

Dans l’affaire Champagne c. CIBC, la Cour supérieure a été saisie d’une demande d’injonction de la Syndique de la Chambre de la sécurité financière


When will a company be held liable for opinions given during a public offering?
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • August 6 2015

The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled on the liability of a company for opinion statements made in documents filed with the Security and


Recent Ontario decision confirms that proposed secondary market securities class action claims will be subject to rigorous scrutiny
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 4 2015

A recent Ontario court decision has reinforced the Supreme Court of Canada's message that the leave requirement in secondary market securities class


Court endorses high threshold for leave, certification of secondary market securities class actions
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • July 30 2015

In its recent decision in Coffin v. Atlantic Power Corp. (Coffin), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice denied a proposed securities class action