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Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies approach to assessing public correction in secondary market misrepresentation claims

Canada - March 15 2021 The secondary market liability provisions prescribed by the various provincial securities acts set out a framework for recovery of market losses…

Craig Lockwood

Ontario Superior Court recognizes new cause of action addressing internet harassment

Canada - February 9 2021 In Caplan v. Atas (Caplan), Justice Corbett took the extraordinary step of recognizing a new common law tort of internet harassment in response to an…

Kevin O’Brien, Karin Sachar

Amendments to Class Proceedings Act will come into force October 1

Canada - September 18 2020 On September 17, 2020, recent amendments to the Ontario Class Proceedings Act, 1992 were proclaimed into force effective October 1, 2020. The…

Laura Fric, Karin Sachar

IIROC and MFDA each offer proposals with competing visions for the future of SROs in Canada

Canada - August 17 2020 Canada is one of the few major jurisdictions to utilize self-regulatory organizations (“SROs”) in its capital markets regulatory regime. Many argue…

Lawrence E. Ritchie, Lori Stein

The future of self-regulation in Canada: Regulators pursue a public dialogue

Canada - August 14 2020 Canada’s capital markets seem to be the subject of continuous scrutiny and proposed reform. This reflects the dynamic nature of our capital markets…

Lawrence E. Ritchie, Lori Stein