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Ontario Superior Court dismisses $4.5B negligence claim against TD Bank related to fraudulent Ponzi scheme

Canada - June 24 2021 “Hindsight is 20/20” says the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in dismissing lawsuits against TD Bank relating to the Stanford Ponzi scheme, a USD…

Sarah Firestone, Frédéric Plamondon

Evolving capital markets regulatory enforcement

Canada - December 9 2020 Even prior to the impacts of COVID-19, change was on the horizon for capital markets enforcement in 2020. The year began with continued consideration…

Fabrice Benoît, Sonja Pavic, Frédéric Plamondon, Lawrence E. Ritchie, Lauren Tomasich

Ninth Circuit holds that whistleblower allegations qualify as corrective disclosure in securities class action

USA - November 30 2020 In re Bofl Holding, Inc. Securities Litigation [PDF], a decision released on October 8, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (the…

Marleigh Dick

Supreme Court of Canada releases reasons for its decision in Bluberi: Improper purpose and litigation funding in CCAA proceedings

Canada - May 12 2020 On May 8, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its written reasons in 9354-9186 Québec Inc. v. Callidus Capital Corp…

Cristina Cosneanu, Ilia Kravtsov, Mary Angela Rowe

Bankruptcy discharge not an option for securities law violators B.C. Court rules

Canada - April 24 2020 On April 15, 2020, the British Columbia Supreme Court denied an application by a married couple previously found to have contravened B.C. securities…

Graham Buitenhuis