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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. 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

Former member escapes the IDA’s grasp

In its recent decision in 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. [more] Full article