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Can An Opinion Be A Misrepresentation? It Depends On What You Include In It. How Misrepresentations Made In Opinions Are Treated Under S. 138.3 Of The Securities Act
The defendants had also argued that there could not have been a correction of a misrepresentation because the original July 26, 2012 statement was a legal opinion and not a misrepresentation.
Canada
17 Oct 2019
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IIROC Guidance Highlights Limitations On Limitation Of Liability Clauses In Retail Client Account Agreements
IIROC guidance highlights limitations on limitation of liability clauses in retail client account agreements.
Canada
14 Oct 2019
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Foreign Online Trading Platforms Pay Steep Fines To OSC
The Ontario Securities Commission recently approved settlement agreements with two online trading platforms that were alleged to have contravened Ontario securities laws...
Canada
8 Oct 2019
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Ken Dekker: Professionalism Practices and Pitfalls When Acting for a Privately Held Company
Kenneth A. Dekker, partner at Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP (AGM), will be speaking at the Law Society of Ontario's accredited program on Wednesday, September 18, 2019.
Canada
 
13 Sep 2019
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Canada's Top Court To Hear Contract Good Faith Case
Among other things the plaintiff had done "freebie" work in the expectation that its contracts were goign to be renewed at the end of the season.
Canada
9 Jul 2019
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Condo Developer's Early Termination Provision Upheld: Lack Of Financing Options Enough Reason To Terminate Sales Agreements
In Reddy v. 1945086 Ontario Inc., Justice Penny of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List), upheld the cancellation of sales agreements of condominium units on the basis that the developer could not secure acceptable financing.
Canada
13 May 2019
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Competition Law Year In Review 2018
The Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal in the optical disc drive price fixing class action.
Canada
12 Feb 2019
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Superior Court Sentences Trader To Six Months Incarceration For Trading In Promissory Notes Despite Securities Trading Ban
On September 26th, Justice Charney of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released his sentencing decision in the Ontario Securities Commission v. Tiffin.
Canada
8 Jan 2019
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Supreme Court Of Canada Rules Proposed National Securities Regulator Is Constitutional
Canada is one of the only industrialized countries in the world that does not have a national securities regulator
Canada
8 Jan 2019
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Court Of Appeal Upholds Stay Of Secondary Market Misrepresentation Claim On Jurisdictional Grounds
The Court of Appeal recently upheld the stay of a proposed shareholder class action for lack of jurisdiction.
Canada
20 Aug 2018
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Ignorance Is Not Bliss: Market Registrants Beware
This case arose out of the OSC's administrative proceedings against five individuals, including Miller and Cheng.
Canada
17 Apr 2018
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Simply Creating A Website For A Business Is Not Unregistered Trading Or "An Act In Furtherance Of A Trade", Court Rules
Mark Lowman and Dave Jarrett made a website for a new company created for a waste to energy project that planned to be listed on the stock exchange in the future.
Canada
12 Apr 2018
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Ontario Court Of Appeal (Again) Clarifies The Limitation Period For Secondary Market Shareholder Claims Under The OSA
Part XXIII.1 of the Ontario Securities Act creating a statutory cause of action for misrepresentation for purchasers of securities on the secondary market (i.e. a stock market) was enacted more than 13 years ago to much fanfare.
Canada
11 Apr 2018
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IIROC And MFDA Can Now Collect Fines In Court
IIROC and the MFDA are the primary SROs in the investment industry.
Canada
22 Jan 2018
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Supreme Court Of Canada (Partially) Upholds Judgment Against Former Livent Auditor
On December 20, Canada's highest court released a hotly anticipated decision that is almost certainly the final act in the more than 20 year saga of a formerly pre-eminent theater company...
Canada
3 Jan 2018
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Proposed Shareholder Class Action Stayed Due To Lack Of Jurisdiction
A proposed shareholder class action against HSBC Holdings plc was recently stopped in its tracks by the Ontario Superior Court due to a lack of jurisdiction.
Canada
29 Nov 2017
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Christopher Somerville Interviewed On Law Times TV: What happens When Social Media And Securities Law Intersect? (Video)
Christopher Somerville, Associate at Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, was interviewed for Law Times TV feature: What happens when social media and securities law intersect?, August 21, 2017.
Canada
25 Aug 2017
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It Takes Two Agreements To Clear A Merger
To address this issue, the Bureau also required Parkland to sell nine of its gasoline contracts and divest some of its assets to a competitor, MacEwen Petroleum.
Canada
6 Jul 2017
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Major Agricultural Merger Approved
The Competition Bureau has approved the merger between Dow and DuPont, two companies that specialise in crop protection products and packaging plastics.
Canada
30 Jun 2017
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Supreme Court Of Canada Refuses To Hear Global Auditor Class Action Certification Appeal
On June 8, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal from a decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Excalibur Special Opportunities LP v. Schwartz Levitsky Feldman LLP ...
Canada
23 Jun 2017
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