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Court of Appeal finds limitation periods suspended indefinitely following a denial of certification

Canada - October 8 2020 In R.G. V. The Hospital for Sick Children, the Court of Appeal for Ontario found that limitation periods remain suspended for all individual…

Karin Sachar

Franchisors providing relief from contractual obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic

Canada - April 6 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented level of disruption to franchise systems, which is now forecast to last for several more weeks, if…

Jennifer Dolman, Andraya Frith, Dominic Mochrie

Blockchain company and CEO to pay over $1M for misleading investors

Canada - June 13 2019 The OSC has approved a settlement agreement with NextBlock Global Limited (“NextBlock”) and its founder and CEO, Alex Tapscott, in connection with…

Kevin O’Brien

Disclosure of forensic experts’ findings in data breach class action results in waiver of privilege

Canada - July 12 2018 A recent decision in a data breach class action highlights potential challenges in maintaining privilege over reports prepared by third party forensic…

Christopher Naudie, Evan Thomas

Regulators on both sides of the border pursue initiatives focused on investment adviser conflicts of interest

Canada, USA - March 14 2018 On February 12, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced a new self-reporting initiative that seeks to protect clients of…

Lawrence E. Ritchie