ontario securities commission

  • Do-it-yourself regulation

    Do-it-yourself regulation

    May 27, 2019

    In a world where consumers are always looking for opportunities to cut out middlemen and gatekeepers, finance is no exception.

  • Lawyers seeing steep penalties in securities settlements

    Lawyers seeing steep penalties in securities settlements

    Jan 4, 2019

    Katanga Mining Ltd. has paid $28.5 million, plus costs of $1.5 million, as part of a settlement agreement for “material misstatements and failures to make adequate disclosure,” according to reasons released by the Ontario Securities Commission Bulletin.

  • Insider trading as baseball season starts

    Jun 4, 2018

    There will never be another Yogi Berra. In the legal world alone, some court decisions call for the type of clarity epitomized by comments such as: “Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.”

  • Blockchain Reaction

    Blockchain Reaction

    May 14, 2018

    The game-changing technology underpinning crypto-currencies such as bitcoin threatens to supersede lawyers and other trusted intermediaries.

  • M&A drug wars

    Feb 26, 2018

    With the rapidly growing capitalization of publicly traded marijuana industry companies and the pace of consolidation in that space, a litigated M&A dispute between industry participants was fairly foreseeable.

  • OSC and province propose changes to protect whistleblowers

    OSC and province propose changes to protect whistleblowers

    Jan 24, 2018

    Ontario is seeking further comment on aspects of its Whistleblower Program, including a proposed revision to clarify that in-house counsel who report misconduct in breach of law society rules won’t be entitled to cash awards.

  • Cryptocurrent events

    Dec 11, 2017

    It being 2017, if something walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, then there must be a vigorous debate about whether it’s entitled to its own pronouns.

  • Finkelstein decision lays out roadmap for OSC prosecutors

    Mar 26, 2015