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Calling John Doe: Can a class action proceed with an anonymous representative plaintiff?

Canada - June 8 2017 Can you bring a class action without publicly identifying a representative plaintiff? In the past few years, class action claimants in Canada and the…

Christopher Naudie

New corporate criminal liability in the UK for “failure to prevent” tax evasion and other economic crimes: How will it affect Canadian businesses?

Canada, United Kingdom - June 2 2017 The accountability of corporate entities for financial wrongdoing is a hot topic for the UK Government right now, particularly in the wake of a…

Shawn Irving

OSC alleges legal assistant involved in insider trading

Canada - October 27 2017 The Ontario Securities Commission has issued a statement of allegations against a former legal assistant at a major Bay Street law firm and three…

Geoffrey Grove, Lauren Tomasich

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

FINRA announces new initiatives to address “bad actor” brokers

Canada, USA - August 3 2017 In May, the U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") Board of Governors approved a set of proposals as part of FINRA's "ongoing…

Lawrence E. Ritchie, Lauren Tomasich