Friday News Finds – September 28, 2018

By Danica Bennewies It’s Friday, which means its time for another round of Top Five Friday Finds – the weekly series in which we share five of the corporate and securities law news stories that dominated the papers (and our conversations) this week. Elon Musk took over news headlines on Thursday evening when the Securities and Exchange …

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Ford government decision is a step backward for investor protection

By Anita Anand Originally published on The Globe and Mail. The Ontario Securities Commission recently published a proposed rule banning certain commissions to dealers on mutual fund sales. The rule was not just Ontario’s initiative – it was a joint effort by members of the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), which consists of regulators from all …

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Friday News Finds – September 21, 2018

By Danica Bennewies Happy Friday! Kick your weekend off with another round of Top Five Friday Finds – the weekly series in which we share five of the corporate and securities law news stories that dominated the papers (and our conversations) this week. CIBC’s week took a turn for the worse on Wednesday when Siskinds LLP and Bates …

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Government of Ontario rejects CSA proposal on embedded commissions

Originally published on Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP on September 13, 2018 Authors: Lawrence E. Ritchie, Blair Wiley, Lori Stein, John Black, Mark DesLauriers, Jennifer Jeffrey Earlier today, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published proposed regulatory amendments that would prohibit the payment of commissions to dealers on most sales of mutual funds (the Proposed Amendments). Shortly after publication, the Government of Ontario …

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Friday News Finds – September 14, 2018

By Danica Bennewies Hello and welcome back to Top Five Friday Finds – the weekly series in which we share five of the corporate law news stories that dominated the papers (and our conversations) this week. The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) has been busy this week, issuing two press releases on Thursday. First, the CSA is looking to …

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