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A Practical Guide to Handling Whistleblower Complaints for In-House Counsel

Canada - March 4 2019 Last week, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced that it had awarded $7.5 million to three whistleblowers who provided tips that led to…

Several Common Employment Agreement Provisions Could Violate the Securities Act

Canada, USA - February 1 2019 In July 2016, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) launched its Whistleblower Program — the first of its kind in Canada. Under the Whistleblower…

OSC Seeking Public Comment on Reducing Unnecessary Regulatory Burden

Canada - January 15 2019 On January 14, 2019, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced a public consultation campaign aimed at identifying ways to reduce unnecessary…

Recent OSC Settlement Highlights Importance of Carefully Considering Foreign Corruption Risk

Canada - December 20 2018 On December 18, 2018, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) approved a settlement with Katanga Mining Ltd. (Katanga) in relation to misleading…

Ontario Court of Appeal to hear whether certain debt instruments should be exempt from the Securities Act

Canada - December 6 2018 In a recent post, we examined the case of Ontario Securities Commission v. Tiffin in which the Ontario courts have been grappling with the question of…