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2015 Securities Year in Review

March 2016 Securities Bulletin < 1 minute read

Through our annual Securities Year in Review publication we seek to highlight key changes in the capital markets sector, particularly with respect to significant changes in securities laws.

In this respect, 2015 was a notable year for capital markets in Canada with important developments in several areas, including a continuing march towards a national securities regulator, numerous reforms to the exempt market system and notable changes to public disclosure requirements. Although most of the amendments were evolutionary rather than revolutionary, they are nonetheless significant for issuers and other stakeholders and hold promise for certain landmark changes in the future.

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Insights (5 Posts)

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Honesty is the Best Policy: Employer Punished for Misleading Employee About Sale of Business

An Ontario court has sent a strong warning to employers about the consequences of misleading their employees about the sale of a business.

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May 22, 2022
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Federal Privacy Commissioner Releases Key Recommendations for a New Federal Private Sector Privacy Law

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada released a summary of its key recommendations for a new federal private sector privacy law in Canada

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May 17, 2022
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We Have a DPA: Prosecutors Agree to Deferred Prosecution Agreement With SNC-Lavalin

Canadian prosecutors have for the first time agreed to a deferred prosecution agreement with a Canadian company.

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May 16, 2022
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Open Banking: What it is and what it means for you

As we have received a number of questions from clients regarding our open banking bulletins, we are putting together an interdisciplinary panel of experts to take a deep dive into the implications of an open banking system in Canada, exciting developments & expectations for further progression.

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Thursday, June 2, 2022
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Court of Appeal: Single Incident of Sexual Harassment is Cause for Termination

Ontario’s Court of Appeal has upheld the termination of a 30-year employee for cause following a single incident of sexual harassment.

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May 6, 2022