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Ontario Court Confirms Threshold For Leave For Secondary Market Securities Class Actions
In its recent decision in Bradley v Eastern Platinum Ltd., 2016 ONSC 1903, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice denied leave to commence a secondary market securities class proceeding under Part XXIII.1 of the Securities Act.
Canada
4 May 2016
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U.S. Court Dismisses Proposed Class Action Brought Against BP Under Ontario's Securities Act
The U.S. court decision is now the leading case interpreting a section of the Ontario Securities Act
Canada
7 Oct 2015
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Supreme Court Of Canada Denies Leave To Appeal In Securities Class Action Involving Foreign Exchange Transactions
Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the plaintiff’s application for leave to appeal in Kaynes v. BP, PLC.
Canada
7 Apr 2015
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Addresses Important Questions For Securities Class Action Claims, Overrules Its Prior Decision Enforcing Limitation Periods
In Green v. CIBC, released on February 3, 2014, a specially convened five-judge panel of the Court of Appeal for Ontario addressed important issues for securities class actions across Canada.
Canada
5 Feb 2014
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Supreme Court Of Canada Modifies Preferability Inquiry In Class Proceedings
In a decision that will affect class proceedings throughout Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada today set out a new approach for the certification of class actions.
Canada
23 Dec 2013
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Decision Confirms Potential For Inferred Reliance In Negligent Misrepresentation Class Actions, And For Lawyers’ Liability To Non-Clients
A recent decision of Ontario’s Divisional Court leaves open the possibilities that: (i) in a class action alleging negligent misrepresentation, a court may be able to infer reliance on a class-wide basis, as opposed to needing individual inquiries of class members, and (ii) a lawyer may owe a duty of care to non-clients, in circumstances where the lawyer’s legal opinion is used for promotional purposes.
Canada
9 Nov 2012
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Supreme Court Of Canada Confirms Restrictive Limitation Period For Securities Class Actions
In a decision with important ramifications for securities class actions across Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada has denied leave to appeal in Sharma v. Timminco.
Canada
10 Aug 2012
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