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Securities Litigation


 

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

Allied Nevada plaintiffs denied leave to advance Securities Act claims against underwriters

In a recent decision, Ontario Superior Court Justice Edward P. Belobaba found that two investment dealers are not experts under the Ontario Securities Act – and they couldn’t be happier ... [more] Full article

OSC clarifies when merger negotiations must be disclosed

Companies do not have to disclose merger negotiations as a material change until there is sufficient likelihood that the deal will close, the Ontario Securities Commission held recently in Re AiT Advanced Information Technologies Corp. [more] Full article

Competition Law Year in Review 2007

Contributors: Michael Osborne , Jennifer Cantwell, Sandra Monardo, Michelle Booth, Sonny Ingram, Hooman Zardarzadeh TOP STORIES Ice storm Ice supplier Arctic Glacier Inc. tried to crush its fledgling competitor, Polar Ice Express Inc. by unlawfully interfering with its economic relations, an Alberta court found... [more] Full article