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Clawing it back: SEC adopts listing standards to prevent executives from benefiting from misstatements in financial statements

Canada, USA - November 10 2022 On October 26, 2022, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) adopted new compensation recovery listing standards and…

Tamara Kljakic, Rob Lando, Lawrence E. Ritchie, Lauren Tomasich

Supreme Court of British Columbia denies certification in Facebook privacy class action

Canada - March 1 2022 On January 27, 2022, the Supreme Court of British Columbia dismissed an application for class certification in CHOW v. Facebook, Inc., a putative…

Robert Carson, Mark A. Gelowitz, Lauren Harper

Market Manipulation: Alberta Securities Commission clamps down on pump and dump scheme

Canada - March 23 2021 The Alberta Securities Commission (the “ASC”) recently issued its reasons in Re Kilimanjaro Capital Ltd., 2021 ABASC 14 (the “Decision”). The ASC…

Devon Luca, Lawrence E. Ritchie

Alberta Court of Appeal upholds pre-certification stays of duplicative class proceedings

Canada - December 23 2020 On November 27, 2020, the Alberta Court of Appeal issued its decision in Ravvin v Canada Bread Company, Limited, and upheld a stay of two proposed…

Olivia Dixon, Michael Pede

Litigating during COVID-19 and other notable litigation developments in 2020

Canada - December 9 2020 In March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced many courts and tribunals to shut their doors. This article highlights a number of the changes and…

Robert Carson, Laura Fric, Céline Legendre, Emily MacKinnon, Éric Préfontaine