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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

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. The plaintiff, Wai Kan ... [more] Full article

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 ... [more] Full article

The IMAX Case: Superior Court certifies first-ever Ontario shareholder class action for misrepresentations on the secondary market

In a pair of decisions released the same day, Justice Katherine van Rensburg of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice became the first judge to consider the statutory remedy created under section 138.3 of the Ontario Securities Act (the “Act”) for shareholders of public companies who suffer damages from public company misrepresentations on the secondary securities market in documents such as annual financial statements and other public documents. [more] Full article