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Canada: OSC Annual Summary Report For Dealers, Advisers And Investment Fund Managers - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

The Ontario Securities Commission (the OSC) recently released its annual Summary Report for Dealers, Advisers and Investment Fund Managers (the report).
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, Ontario Securities Commission


Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible. This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. Canadian Securities Law 2. Startup Source 3. Michael Geist 4. Little Legal Summaries 5. Excess Copyright Canadian Securities Law New Brunswick Joins Canadian MoU Respecting Oversig...
Tags: Google, Law, Canada, Heritage, Fca, Supreme Court of Canada, York University, R, Michael Geist, Julia Reda, Federal Court of Appeal, Monday’s Mix, Ontario Securities Commission, Securities Law, Zora, Randy Williamson


Canada: New Brunswick Joins Canadian MoU Respecting Oversight Of Exchanges - Stikeman Elliott LLP

The Ontario Securities Commission recently announced that the MoU between various Canadian securities regulators respecting the oversight of exchanges and quotation and trade reporting...
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Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible. This week the randomly selected blogs are 1 .Family LLB 2. ABlawg.ca 3. RT Blog 4. Canadian Securities Law 5. BC Injury Law Blog Family LLB What is the Cheapest Way to Get a Divorce? Let’s be clear, a “divorce” is simply the ...
Tags: Law, Taiwan, Canada, United States, ICBC, Littlejohn, Financial Supervisory Commission, Monday’s Mix, Ontario Securities Commission, Securities Law, Chauvin, Clavelle, George Floyd, ABlawg ca Supreme Court of Canada, Dana Campbell, Clarence B Warren


Canada: One Size Does Not Fit All: Continuous Disclosure Obligations In Light Of COVID-19 - Lenczner Slaght

On May 6, 2020, the Canadian Securities Administrators, in conjunction with the Ontario Securities Commission, held a webinar on public companies' COVID-19 continuous disclosure obligations.
Tags: News, Canada, Ontario Securities Commission, Canadian Securities Administrators, Lenczner Slaght, COVID


Canada: No Family Resemblance: The Court Of Appeal Rules On Interpretation Of "Security" And Custodial Sentences - McMillan LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal's recent decision in Ontario Securities Commission v. Tiffin provides guidance on what constitutes a "security" under Ontario securities laws.
Tags: News, Canada, Ontario, Ontario Court of Appeal, Tiffin, Ontario Securities Commission, Custodial Sentences McMillan LLP


Canada: Recap Of The OSC's Seminar: COVID-19 - Continuous Disclosure Obligations And Considerations For SMEs - Fogler, Rubinoff LLP

The Ontario Securities Commission (the "OSC") hosted a presentation entitled "Continuous Disclosure Obligations and Considerations for Small and Medium Enterprises" ("SMEs") on May 6, 2020 (the "Presentation").
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, Ontario Securities Commission, Medium Enterprises SMEs, SMEs Fogler Rubinoff LLP


Canada: Ontario Court Of Appeal Adopts A Broad Definition Of What Constitutes A "Security" - Bennett Jones LLP

In Ontario Securities Commission v. Tiffin, 2020 ONCA 217, the Court of Appeal for Ontario has adopted a broad approach to what constitutes a "security" within the meaning of the Securities Act...
Tags: News, Canada, Ontario Court of Appeal, Tiffin, Ontario Securities Commission, Court Of Appeal For Ontario, Security Bennett Jones LLP


Canada: Ontario Court Of Appeal Rejects "Family Resemblance Test"; Sets Aside Custodial Sentence - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

On March 16, 2020, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its highly anticipated decision in the saga concerning the Ontario Securities Commission's (OSC) prosecution of Daniel Tiffin (Mr. Tiffin).
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, Ontario Court of Appeal, Ontario Securities Commission, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Daniel Tiffin


Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible. This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. Canadian Securities Law 2. Meurrens on Immigration 3. LawLawLand 4. Trauma & Lawyers’ Mental Health 5. Canadian Legal History Blog Canadian Securities Law OSC Introduces Three-Year...
Tags: Law, Canada, Auckland, OSC, IRCC, University of Auckland, Monday’s Mix, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Ontario Securities Commission, Meurrens, AUT University, COVID, Trauma Lawyers ' Mental Health, Institutional Trade Matching and Settlement NI, Mindy Caterina Garrett Jamieson, Trauma Lawyers ' Mental Health Your Mental Health


Canada: OSC Announces Temporary Exemptive Relief For Registrants And Investment Funds - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

The Ontario Securities Commission has announced that, as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak, it will provide temporary exemptive relief.
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, Ontario Securities Commission, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP


Canada: Going Private? OSC Provides Insight On Role Of Special Committees And Disclosure Obligations - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

The reasons recently issued by the Ontario Securities Commission regarding its decision in Re The Catalyst Group Inc. provide insight into the OSC's view on the role of special committees and disclosure obligations ...
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, Ontario Securities Commission, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Catalyst Group Inc


Canada: OSC Provides Guidance On Special Committees And Disclosure In Conflict Of Interest Transactions: The HBC Privatization Part II - Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

The Ontario Securities Commission recently released its reasons in In the Matter of The Catalyst Group Inc. in respect of the privatization proposal for Hudson's Bay Company by a group of majority shareholders ...
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, Hudson s Bay Company, Ontario Securities Commission, Vineberg, Davies Ward Phillips, Catalyst Group Inc


Tips Tuesday

Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on practice, research, writing and technology. Research & Writing From the Specific to the General Neil Guthrie Burden: In a recent news release, the Ontario Securities Commission said this: ‘Most recently, the OSC announced 107 regulatory changes to reduce burden for market participants while maintaining critical investor protections.’ Good initiative, but the use of...
Tags: Law, OSC, Tips Tuesday, Ontario Securities Commission, Neil Guthrie Burden


Canada: New Guidance On Special Committees And Going Private Transactions - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

The Ontario Securities Commission's (OSC) reasons for its decision in Re The Catalyst Capital Group Inc. [PDF] have important disclosure and procedural implications...
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, Catalyst Capital Group Inc, Ontario Securities Commission, Osler Hoskin, Harcourt LLP


‘Leaving Neverland’ Producers Among Those Struggling for Royalties as Kew Media Group Ceases Trading (EXCLUSIVE)

Canada’s embattled Kew Media Group will continue to cease all trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) following a permanent cease trade order by the Ontario Securities Commission, as the firm’s portfolio of production companies scrambles to exit what one executive has called “a sinking ship.” Several people with direct knowledge of the company’s finances […]
Tags: News, Global, Canada, Showbiz, Ontario Securities Commission, Toronto Stock Exchange TSX, Kew Media Group, Leaving Neverland


Canada: OSC Articulates Expectations Of Special Committees İn Conflict Of Interest Transactions: The HBC Privatization - Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

On December 19, 2019, the Ontario Securities Commission issued an order requiring Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) to postpone its shareholders' meeting.
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, Ontario Securities Commission, Hudson s Bay Company HBC, Vineberg, HBC Privatization Davies Ward Phillips


NHL Owners: Who Are They?

NHL players are extremely well known to fans. Even many coaches and general managers are recognized by those who watch the game. But what about the owners? The people who finance your favourite team aren’t as easily recognizable despite having huge impacts on the team and the league as a whole. To better understand the owners of the 32 NHL organizations, this piece will look at their business ventures outside of the hockey clubs, how they came to acquire the teams and how the teams have perf...
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Canada: OSC's 107 Proposed Burden Reduction Initiatives Include Confidential Prospectus Filings And Addressing Of Primary Business Disclosure - Stikeman Elliott LLP

The Ontario Securities Commission provides us with a glimpse into its plans for 2020 through publication of its regulatory burden reduction initiatives.
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, Ontario Securities Commission, Primary Business Disclosure Stikeman Elliott LLP


Canada: No Insider Trading Without Clear Evidence - McMillan LLP

The Ontario Securities Commission (the "OSC") released its decision in a proceeding involving a former legal assistant
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, McMillan LLP, Ontario Securities Commission


Canada: OSC Amendment Regarding Fee Certification Process For Market Participants - Fasken

On September 12, 2019, the Ontario Securities Commission (the OSC) issued a news release regarding certain amendments as to who can certify a registrant's annual fee calculation form in Ontario
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, Ontario Securities Commission, Fasken


Canada: Ontario Securities Commission Provides Millions In Compensation To Whistleblowers - Siskinds LLP

The OSC's Whistleblower Program was launched in July 2016.
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Canada: OSC Refuses Prospectus Receipt For Bitcoin Fund - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

The Director of the Ontario Securities Commission published a letter outlining his view on the issuance of a receipt to 3iQ Corp. for a preliminary prospectus in respect of The Bitcoin Fund.
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, Ontario Securities Commission, Bitcoin Fund Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, 3iQ Corp


Canada: Case Law Summaries – Securities - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

In this decision, the Ontario Securities Commission granted Anglo Pacific Group plc an exemption from the reporting requirements in s. 2.2 of National Instrument 43-101 — Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects, on conditions.
Tags: News, Canada, Mccarthy, Ontario Securities Commission, Anglo Pacific Group plc


Canada: The Game Changer: OSC Awards $7.5 Million To Three Whistleblowers - Cassels Brock

The Ontario Securities Commission (the OSC) recently announced that it has awarded nearly $7.5 million to three whistleblowers on separate matters
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, Ontario Securities Commission, Cassels Brock


Canada: The OSC's Response To Reduce Regulatory Burden - Fogler, Rubinoff LLP

The Ontario Securities Commission (the "OSC") recently published Staff Notice 11-784 - Burden Reduction (the "Staff Notice")
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No Bitcoin Fund in Ontario, Says OSC

Last month the Ontario Securities Commission refused to approve a prospectus for a fund that proposed to invest in bitcoin. The investment did not have enough liquidity, i.e. investors could not be certain enough that they could sell their investment when they wanted to. A summary is here. The OSC also had concerns about the valuation of bitcoin (surprise!) and its safekeeping. Given the number of thefts of cryptocurrency in recent years, and the Quadriga mess, the latter concern may be justifie...
Tags: Technology, Law, Miscellaneous, Ontario, OSC, Ulc_ecomm_list, Ontario Securities Commission


Canada: OSC Seeks Public Input On Reducing Regulatory Burdens For Market Participants - Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

The Ontario Securities Commission recently announced plans to engage in a structured public consultation process as the next step in its efforts to reduce the regulatory burden for market participants
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Canada: Ontario Court Of Appeal Grants Leave To Appeal Tiffin Decision: Will Determine Role Of The "Family Resemblance" Test In Defining Securities Under The Securities Act - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

It seems that the saga of the Ontario Securities Commission's prosecution of Daniel Emerson Tiffin and Tiffin Financial Corporation is not over yet. On November 28, 2018 (2018 ONCA 953)
Tags: News, Canada, Ontario, Ontario Securities Commission, Securities Act Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Daniel Emerson Tiffin, Tiffin Financial Corporation


Canada: OSC Approves $30 Million Settlement With Katanga Over Financial Misstatements And Failure To Disclose DRC Risks - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Reflecting the trend toward increasing monetary penalties, the Ontario Securities Commission (the "OSC") accepted an eye-popping $30 million settlement payment in the Katanga Mining Limited ("Katanga") matter.
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, Katanga, Ontario Securities Commission, Osler Hoskin, Harcourt LLP, Katanga Mining Limited Katanga