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COVID-19: Shareholder and corporate disputes

Canada - April 13 2020 COVID-19 and the rapid collapse in oil prices have caused significant economic contraction and uncertainty. This difficult landscape may be fertile…

Brett Carlson, David Madsen, Matthew Epp, Matthew Schneider, Matti Lemmens, Michael A. Marion, Zach Seymour.

ASC Introduces Anticipated Whistleblower Policy

Canada - November 20 2018 Just over a year after implementing its "Credit for Exemplary Cooperation in Enforcement Matters" Policy, the Alberta Securities Commission has…

Alberta Court of Appeal Upholds Finding of Negligence Against Investment Advisor and Employer for Losses Incurred due to Unsuitable High Risk Investments

Canada - June 21 2017 The plaintiffs were unsophisticated investors who had opened several accounts, including a margin account, with the investment advisor's employer, and…

Alberta continues to oppose proposed national securities regulator

Canada - April 6 2016 Perhaps unsurprisingly, Alberta’s NDP government last week revealed that it will not deviate from the province’s long-standing opposition to the…

Canada’s “Integrity Framework” faces first test: means serious implications in Canada for a guilty plea on US bribery charges

Canada, USA - November 10 2014 Public Works and Government Services Canada (“PWGSC”) confirmed last month that it is reviewing the recent guilty plea to bribery charges in the US…

Tyler Hodgson.