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Proposed Draft Legislation for Investment Limited Partnerships
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • September 12 2017

On September 8, 2017, the Department of Finance released draft legislation to amend the Excise Tax Act (Canada) (“ETA”), including amendments to (a


AMF releases paper on managing conflicts of interest related to incentives in insurance
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • September 8 2017

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (the “AMF”) recently released an issues paper on managing conflict of interest risk in relation to incentives


Corporate whistleblower rewarded pursuant to the False Claims Act
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 31 2017

Sanofi-Aventis has been rewarded $38.7 million for its role as a whistleblower in a settlement between another major pharmaceutical company and the


OSC panel approves $12.5 million settlement with Home Capital Group Inc.
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 25 2017

On August 9, 2017 a panel of the Ontario Securities Commission approved a settlement agreement with Home Capital Group Inc. and three of its


Québec regulator takes aggressive enforcement steps against initial coin offering promoters
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 16 2017

In recent weeks, Québec’s financial sector regulator, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), has taken aggressive enforcement


FINRA announces new initiatives to address “bad actor” brokers
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • 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


OSC releases long-awaited decision in Sino-Forest case
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2017

Six years after short seller Muddy Waters issued a report damning Sino-Forest Corporation as a fraud and a Ponzi scheme, the Ontario Securities


Securities Commission staff raise the bar for conflict transactions
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 27 2017

Material conflict of interest transactions will now be reviewed on a real-time basis to assess compliance with the requirements of MI 61-101 and to


SEC signals that Initial Coin Offerings are subject to U.S. securities laws
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 26 2017

An investigation report PDF published on July 25, 2017 by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) strongly signals that the SEC views


Division continues amongst Canadian securities regulators regarding best interest standard
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2017

Amid division across the Canadian securities regulators, the Ontario Securities Commission appears determined to move forward with a best interest