On May 14, 2015, the securities regulators of British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Québec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia (the Crowdfunding Jurisdictions) announced that they have implemented, or expect to implement,...more
Ontario may soon become the first Canadian jurisdiction to implement a whistleblower program for suspected securities law violations.
On February 3, 2015, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) issued Staff...more
On September 8, 2014, the governments of Canada, British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick announced the signing of a memorandum of agreement formalizing the terms of the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory...more
On July 9, 2014, Canada's Minister of Finance announced that Saskatchewan and New Brunswick have agreed to join the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System that has been proposed by the governments of Canada, British...more
In a long-awaited decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit today overturned Judge Rakoff's highly controversial decision which refused to approve a $285-million settlement between the United States...more
The Supreme Court of Canada recently issued its decision in McLean v British Columbia (Securities Commission).
The case is the first by the Court to address inter-provincial cooperation in relation to securities...more
On September 19, 2013, the finance ministers of Canada, Ontario and British Columbia announced an agreement in principle to create a new securities regulator through a "cooperative capital markets regulatory system".