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Catch and Exclude: The Ontario Court of Appeal reaffirms the Canadian approach to defining a “Security”

In late 2018, I wrote a summary of the Ontario Superior Court’s decision in OSC v Tiffin, 2018 ONSC 5419. In that case, a 6 month custodial sentence was imposed ... [more] Full article

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. This sentencing followed an appellate decision by Justice Charney from May, 15th, 2018 in which Tiffin was convicted of trading in securities without registration and while prohibited as well as distributing securities without a prospectus. [more] Full article

Will Crowdfunding “Kickstart” Ontario’s Exempt Market?

On March 20, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) along with its counterparts in Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan, unveiled the proposed rules to deal with crowdfunding (among ... [more] Full article

Competition Law Review 2013

Review of major Canadian Competition Law developments over the past year, including: Top Stories, Criminal, Class Actions & Private Actions, Mergers, Reviewable Matters, Marketing Practices, Related Developments, The Long Arm of US Antitrust, Across the Pond [more] Full article