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BLG's Securities Law Resources
BLG's Investment Management Group is pleased to share our updated Investment Fund Rules Book with our clients and friends.
Canada
20 Feb 2019
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Doing Business In Canada 2019
Canada's legal system is based on English common law, applied in nine provinces and three territories; and French civil law ...
Canada
16 Nov 2018
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UPDATED: Guarantors Can Be Discharged in Bankruptcy Only if the Creditor Caused the Default
The Court of Appeal of Ontario found in Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Konga that the interpretation of a guarantee is a question of mixed fact and law, entitled to deference on appeal. Further, for a guarantor to obtain a discharge from the guarantee, he must establish that the bank's demand caused the debtor's default.
Canada
27 Apr 2017
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Welcome to the Family: Promissory notes under the Securities Act
​In Ontario Securities Commission v. Tiffin, the Ontario Court of Justice clarified the limits of the definition of "securities" under s.1(1) of the Securities Act, as it relates to promissory notes. The defendant in the case was charged with trading in securities without being registered and while prohibited, and without filing a prospectus.
Canada
14 Mar 2017
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Bruce Reynolds & Sharon Vogel — Standing Senate Committee On Banking, Trade And Commerce (Video)
Bruce Reynolds and Sharon Vogel appeared before the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce to discuss the 'Construction Lien Act Review'.
Canada
13 Mar 2017
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MFDA Releases Review Of 2016 Activities And Initiatives And 2017 Priorities And Initiatives
Earlier this week, the Mutual Fund Dealers' Association (the "MFDA") released Bulletin #0715-M providing a review of activities and initiatives from 2016 and priorities and further initiatives for 2017.
Canada
9 Mar 2017
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Guarantors Can Be Discharged In Bankruptcy Only If The Creditor Caused The Default
The appellant in Konga had signed a personal guarantee of a corporation's obligations to the respondent bank.
Canada
23 Feb 2017
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Creation Of A New Financial Services Regulator In Ontario
On November 14, 2016, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa released Ontario's fiscal update, which contained details of the province's intention to create a new provincial FSRA.
Canada
6 Dec 2016
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OSC To Host Dialogue - The Game Has Changed
These proposals arrive at the heels of this summer's implementation of the OSC's Whistleblower Program, which has already incited over 30 tips.
Canada
21 Oct 2016
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Superior Court Certifies Action As Class Proceeding For Settlement Against Three Major Banks For Fixing And Manipulating Rates
The Statement of Claim, issued in September 2015, pleads inter alia a statutory right of action for contraventions of the Competition Act, civil conspiracy and unjust enrichment.
Canada
1 Sep 2016
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Bank Liable For Failing To Properly Report To Credit Bureaus
A recent Alberta case highlights the need for banks to ensure that they properly report on their debtor's credit status, especially in disputed situations.
Canada
17 Aug 2016
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Experienced Investor Responsible For Playing The Market
The BC Supreme Court, after determining that an investor's claim for trading losses was an appropriate matter for summary judgment, dismissed the $400m lawsuit.
Canada
3 May 2016
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Minister Of Finance Report On Credit Unions Responds To Payday Loan Litigation
The Ontario Minister of Finance recently recommended a number of significant changes to the legislation governing credit unions, which will impact the way this area of the financial sector operates.
Canada
3 May 2016
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Proposed Amendments To The Credit Unions And Caisses Populaires Act, 1994 (Ontario)
The review of the legislation, which is required to occur every 5 years, received both written and oral submissions from industry stakeholders.
Canada
28 Apr 2016
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Federal Court Orders Bank To Provide Ex-Customers With Undisclosed Personal Information
In Bertucci v. Royal Bank of Canada​, the Federal Court allowed two applications for disclosure of personal information brought by customers whose accounts were closed without written explanation.
Canada
1 Apr 2016
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Recent Alberta Decisions A Warning To Financial Institutions: Be More Diligent
​In two recent and related decisions, the Alberta Court has taken the opportunity to warn financial institutions to be more diligent in preventing mortgage fraud.
Canada
29 Mar 2016
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Court Finds That Deloitte Did Not Owe Lenders A Duty Of Care In Preparing Company's Audited Financial Statements
BLG lawyer Ivana Nenadic ​​authored an article that appeared on Lexology on Friday, February 19, 2016 called "Court finds that Deloitte did not owe lenders a duty of care
Canada
4 Mar 2016
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Court Finds That Deloitte Did Not Owe Lenders A Duty Of Care In Preparing Company's Audited Financial Statements
Various Deloitte entities have succeeded in having a negligent misrepresentation claim against them dismissed on summary judgment.
Canada
2 Mar 2016
19
MFDA Imposes $750,000 Fine
In Karas (Re), The Mutual Funds Dealers Association of Canada found that the respondent had failed to fully and adequately explain the risks and benefits of leveraged investment recommendations...
Canada
29 Feb 2016
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Bank Liable For Allowing Continued Access To Electronic Banking Facilities, After Notice Of Breach Of Trust
The Ontario Court of Appeal (Simmons, van Rensburg and Hourigan JJ.A.) released its decision in Carriere Industrial Supply Limited v. Toronto-Dominion Bank , on December 7, 2015.
Canada
17 Feb 2016
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