The Litigator - Affleck Greene McMurtry, LLP » Securities Litigation http://www.thelitigator.ca Competition Law, Commercial Litigation and Arbitration Updates Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:59:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Will Crowdfunding “Kickstart” Ontario’s Exempt Market? http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/06/will-crowdfunding-kickstart-ontarios-exempt-market/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/06/will-crowdfunding-kickstart-ontarios-exempt-market/#comments Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:29:33 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3806 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/06/will-crowdfunding-kickstart-ontarios-exempt-market/feed/ 0 OSC announces “no-contest” settlement program http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/03/osc-announces-no-contest-settlement-program/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/03/osc-announces-no-contest-settlement-program/#comments Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:28:06 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3482 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/03/osc-announces-no-contest-settlement-program/feed/ 0 “Green” Light for Class Actions? Court of Appeal Overturns Sharma v. Timminco http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/02/green-light-for-class-actions-court-of-appeal-overturns-sharma-v-timminco/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/02/green-light-for-class-actions-court-of-appeal-overturns-sharma-v-timminco/#comments Mon, 17 Feb 2014 02:21:25 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3358 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/02/green-light-for-class-actions-court-of-appeal-overturns-sharma-v-timminco/feed/ 0 Reasonable Limitation: Supreme Court defers to BC Securities Commission http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/01/reasonable-limitation-supreme-court-defers-to-bc-securities-commission/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/01/reasonable-limitation-supreme-court-defers-to-bc-securities-commission/#comments Tue, 14 Jan 2014 03:19:59 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3278 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/01/reasonable-limitation-supreme-court-defers-to-bc-securities-commission/feed/ 0 Class Curtailed – U.S. Settlement Results in Significant Amendment to Class Definition in IMAX http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/11/class-curtailed-u-s-settlement-results-in-significant-amendment-to-class-definition-in-imax/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/11/class-curtailed-u-s-settlement-results-in-significant-amendment-to-class-definition-in-imax/#comments Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:39:21 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3157 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/11/class-curtailed-u-s-settlement-results-in-significant-amendment-to-class-definition-in-imax/feed/ 0 New Life for a National Securities Regulator? http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/09/new-life-for-a-national-securities-regulator/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/09/new-life-for-a-national-securities-regulator/#comments Wed, 25 Sep 2013 15:24:42 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3024 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/09/new-life-for-a-national-securities-regulator/feed/ 0 Out of Time – Investment Dealer’s Claim for Indemnity against Investment Advisor Barred by Statute of Limitations http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/06/out-of-time-investment-dealers-claim-for-indemnity-against-investment-advisor-barred-by-statute-of-limitations/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/06/out-of-time-investment-dealers-claim-for-indemnity-against-investment-advisor-barred-by-statute-of-limitations/#comments Wed, 26 Jun 2013 16:13:18 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2747 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/06/out-of-time-investment-dealers-claim-for-indemnity-against-investment-advisor-barred-by-statute-of-limitations/feed/ 0 The Show Goes on for IMAX: Landmark Class Action http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/09/silver-v-imax-unlimited-landmark-class-action-not-time-barred/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/09/silver-v-imax-unlimited-landmark-class-action-not-time-barred/#comments Fri, 14 Sep 2012 18:18:50 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1695 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/09/silver-v-imax-unlimited-landmark-class-action-not-time-barred/feed/ 0 Timminco tossed by Supreme Court of Canada http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/08/timminco-tossed-by-supreme-court-of-canada/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/08/timminco-tossed-by-supreme-court-of-canada/#comments Thu, 02 Aug 2012 16:44:53 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1596 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/08/timminco-tossed-by-supreme-court-of-canada/feed/ 0 Maple Approval Leaves Canada with Regulated Monopoly Stock Exchange http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/07/maple-approval-leaves-canada-with-regulated-monopoly-stock-exchange/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/07/maple-approval-leaves-canada-with-regulated-monopoly-stock-exchange/#comments Thu, 05 Jul 2012 17:37:23 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1456 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/07/maple-approval-leaves-canada-with-regulated-monopoly-stock-exchange/feed/ 0 How high is too high? Appeal court finds that OSC penalties are not high enough to be unconstitutional http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/05/how-much-is-too-much-appeal-court-finds-that-osc-penalties-are-not-high-enough-to-be-unconstitutional/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/05/how-much-is-too-much-appeal-court-finds-that-osc-penalties-are-not-high-enough-to-be-unconstitutional/#comments Fri, 25 May 2012 19:24:46 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1400 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/05/how-much-is-too-much-appeal-court-finds-that-osc-penalties-are-not-high-enough-to-be-unconstitutional/feed/ 0 MFDA panel finds that branch manager might have duty to monitor non-registrants at branch http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/05/mfda-panel-finds-that-branch-manager-might-have-duty-to-monitor-non-registrants-at-branch/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/05/mfda-panel-finds-that-branch-manager-might-have-duty-to-monitor-non-registrants-at-branch/#comments Thu, 10 May 2012 21:00:08 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1375 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/05/mfda-panel-finds-that-branch-manager-might-have-duty-to-monitor-non-registrants-at-branch/feed/ 0 Mutual fund leveraging class action certified http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/04/mutual-fund-leveraging-class-action-certified/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/04/mutual-fund-leveraging-class-action-certified/#comments Wed, 25 Apr 2012 20:36:54 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1348 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/04/mutual-fund-leveraging-class-action-certified/feed/ 0 The Extra-Territorial Effect of Orders in the Public Interest http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/12/the-extra-territorial-effect-of-orders-in-the-public-interest/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/12/the-extra-territorial-effect-of-orders-in-the-public-interest/#comments Mon, 19 Dec 2011 18:26:26 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1095 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/12/the-extra-territorial-effect-of-orders-in-the-public-interest/feed/ 0 Appeal court refuses to reconsider shareholder class action certification http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/03/divisional-court-denies-leave-to-appeal-in-imax-case/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/03/divisional-court-denies-leave-to-appeal-in-imax-case/#comments Wed, 16 Mar 2011 19:44:18 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=917 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/03/divisional-court-denies-leave-to-appeal-in-imax-case/feed/ 0 Shot Gun Control: Parties must comply strictly with terms of shot gun clauses, says Ontario’s highest court http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/02/shot-gun-control/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/02/shot-gun-control/#comments Wed, 23 Feb 2011 16:06:31 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=895 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/02/shot-gun-control/feed/ 0 Oppression class actions now recognized in both British Columbia and Ontario http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/01/oppression-class-actions-now-recognized-in-both-british-columbia-and-ontario/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/01/oppression-class-actions-now-recognized-in-both-british-columbia-and-ontario/#comments Wed, 26 Jan 2011 15:40:43 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=888
During this period significantly less attention has been paid to whether shareholder class actions might be brought under another and potentially much broader statutory remedy: the oppression remedy under one of the provincial or federal business corporations statutes. However, this may be changing.

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IIROC Increases mandatory arbitration award limits to $500,000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/01/iiroc-increases-mandatory-arbitration-award-limits-to-500000/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/01/iiroc-increases-mandatory-arbitration-award-limits-to-500000/#comments Fri, 21 Jan 2011 18:47:18 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=881 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/01/iiroc-increases-mandatory-arbitration-award-limits-to-500000/feed/ 0 BCCA strikes down non-disclosure provision of Securities Act http://www.thelitigator.ca/2010/09/bcca-strikes-down-non-disclosure-provision-of-securities-act/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2010/09/bcca-strikes-down-non-disclosure-provision-of-securities-act/#comments Mon, 13 Sep 2010 15:17:55 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=797 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2010/09/bcca-strikes-down-non-disclosure-provision-of-securities-act/feed/ 0 The IMAX Case: Superior Court certifies first-ever Ontario shareholder class action for misrepresentations on the secondary market http://www.thelitigator.ca/2010/02/the-imax-case-superior-court-certifies-first-ever-ontario-shareholder-class-action-for-misrepresentations-on-the-secondary-market/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2010/02/the-imax-case-superior-court-certifies-first-ever-ontario-shareholder-class-action-for-misrepresentations-on-the-secondary-market/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2010 16:29:36 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=580 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2010/02/the-imax-case-superior-court-certifies-first-ever-ontario-shareholder-class-action-for-misrepresentations-on-the-secondary-market/feed/ 0 Statements to Securities Commission are protected by absolute privilege http://www.thelitigator.ca/2009/12/statements-to-securities-commission-are-protected-by-absolute-privilege/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2009/12/statements-to-securities-commission-are-protected-by-absolute-privilege/#comments Wed, 02 Dec 2009 05:06:45 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=515 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2009/12/statements-to-securities-commission-are-protected-by-absolute-privilege/feed/ 0 Investment industry practice can be considered in determining whether contract is formed, Court of Appeal rules http://www.thelitigator.ca/2009/10/investment-industry-practice-can-be-considered-in-determining-whether-contract-is-formed-court-of-appeal-rules/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2009/10/investment-industry-practice-can-be-considered-in-determining-whether-contract-is-formed-court-of-appeal-rules/#comments Thu, 08 Oct 2009 14:28:06 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=494 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2009/10/investment-industry-practice-can-be-considered-in-determining-whether-contract-is-formed-court-of-appeal-rules/feed/ 0 Court of Appeal re-establishes IDA’s right to discipline former members http://www.thelitigator.ca/2009/09/court-of-appeal-re-establishes-ida%e2%80%99s-right-to-discipline-former-members/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2009/09/court-of-appeal-re-establishes-ida%e2%80%99s-right-to-discipline-former-members/#comments Wed, 16 Sep 2009 20:43:12 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=486 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2009/09/court-of-appeal-re-establishes-ida%e2%80%99s-right-to-discipline-former-members/feed/ 0 Canada’s top court nixes challenge to ABCP restructuring http://www.thelitigator.ca/2008/11/canadas-top-court-nixes-challenge-to-abcp-restructuring/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2008/11/canadas-top-court-nixes-challenge-to-abcp-restructuring/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2008 02:53:53 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/index2.php/?p=105 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2008/11/canadas-top-court-nixes-challenge-to-abcp-restructuring/feed/ 0 Former member escapes the IDA’s grasp http://www.thelitigator.ca/2008/11/former-member-escapes-the-idas-grasp/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2008/11/former-member-escapes-the-idas-grasp/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2008 21:09:57 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/index2.php/?p=58 Taub v. Investment Dealers Association of Canada, Ontario’s Divisional Court reined in an attempt by the Investment Dealers Association of Canada (now known as the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, or IIROC) to discipline a former investment advisor, despite the fact that he had not been an IDA member for more than a year. ]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2008/11/former-member-escapes-the-idas-grasp/feed/ 0 Ontario Securities Commission panel decisions criticize regulators’ disclosure practices http://www.thelitigator.ca/2008/11/ontario-securities-commission-panel-decisions-criticize-regulators-disclosure-practices/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2008/11/ontario-securities-commission-panel-decisions-criticize-regulators-disclosure-practices/#comments Tue, 11 Nov 2008 02:33:49 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/index2.php/?p=96 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2008/11/ontario-securities-commission-panel-decisions-criticize-regulators-disclosure-practices/feed/ 0 OSC clarifies when merger negotiations must be disclosed http://www.thelitigator.ca/2008/03/osc-clarifies-when-merger-negotiations-must-be-disclosed/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2008/03/osc-clarifies-when-merger-negotiations-must-be-disclosed/#comments Mon, 10 Mar 2008 23:29:06 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=314 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2008/03/osc-clarifies-when-merger-negotiations-must-be-disclosed/feed/ 0 Canada’s top court dismisses shareholder class action against Danier Leather but rejects Business Judgment Rule as a defence in securities cases http://www.thelitigator.ca/2007/10/canada%e2%80%99s-top-court-dismisses-shareholder-class-action-against-danier-leather-but-rejects-business-judgment-rule-as-a-defence-in-securities-cases/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2007/10/canada%e2%80%99s-top-court-dismisses-shareholder-class-action-against-danier-leather-but-rejects-business-judgment-rule-as-a-defence-in-securities-cases/#comments Wed, 17 Oct 2007 21:09:17 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=209 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2007/10/canada%e2%80%99s-top-court-dismisses-shareholder-class-action-against-danier-leather-but-rejects-business-judgment-rule-as-a-defence-in-securities-cases/feed/ 0 Lenders not liable for failing funds http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/11/lenders-not-liable-for-failing-funds/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/11/lenders-not-liable-for-failing-funds/#comments Sun, 19 Nov 2006 19:09:34 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=282 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/11/lenders-not-liable-for-failing-funds/feed/ 0 When an expert is not really an expert http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/11/when-an-expert-is-not-really-an-expert/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/11/when-an-expert-is-not-really-an-expert/#comments Thu, 16 Nov 2006 01:25:35 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=239 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/11/when-an-expert-is-not-really-an-expert/feed/ 0 Departing employees and the ongoing battle over investment firm clients http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/11/departing-employees-and-the-ongoing-battle-over-investment-firm-clients/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/11/departing-employees-and-the-ongoing-battle-over-investment-firm-clients/#comments Sun, 12 Nov 2006 21:21:48 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=219 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/11/departing-employees-and-the-ongoing-battle-over-investment-firm-clients/feed/ 0 Intercorporate transactions may be oppressive http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/06/intercorporate-transactions-may-be-oppressive/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/06/intercorporate-transactions-may-be-oppressive/#comments Tue, 13 Jun 2006 01:39:36 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=247 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/06/intercorporate-transactions-may-be-oppressive/feed/ 0 Ontario’s top court overturns securities class action judgment against Danier Leather http://www.thelitigator.ca/2005/12/ontarios-top-court-overturns-securities-class-action-judgment-against-danier-leather/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2005/12/ontarios-top-court-overturns-securities-class-action-judgment-against-danier-leather/#comments Thu, 15 Dec 2005 21:13:41 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=213 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2005/12/ontarios-top-court-overturns-securities-class-action-judgment-against-danier-leather/feed/ 0 OSC panel dismisses insider trading allegations against former ATI Technologies CEO http://www.thelitigator.ca/2005/12/osc-panel-dismisses-insider-trading-allegations-against-former-ati-technologies-ceo/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2005/12/osc-panel-dismisses-insider-trading-allegations-against-former-ati-technologies-ceo/#comments Fri, 09 Dec 2005 01:52:11 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=152 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2005/12/osc-panel-dismisses-insider-trading-allegations-against-former-ati-technologies-ceo/feed/ 0 Buy, sell or hold: the duty to mitigate http://www.thelitigator.ca/2005/10/buy-sell-or-hold-the-duty-to-mitigate/ 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