Category Archives: Securities

Court of Appeal Affords Deference to Alberta Securities Commission in Platinum Equities Case

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Court of Appeal Affords Deference to Alberta Securities Commission in Platinum Equities Case Case Commented On: Alberta (Securities Commission) v Chandran, 2015 ABCA 323 In February 2014 the Alberta Securities Commission found that Shariff Chandran … Continue reading

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“Do Corporations Cry Wolf? — Comparing What Companies Tell Regulators With What They Tell Investors”

By: James Coleman PDF Version: “Do Corporations Cry Wolf? — Comparing What Companies Tell Regulators With What They Tell Investors” Corporations regularly complain that new regulations will harm their business and the broader economy. How seriously should we take those … Continue reading

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A ‘Victimless’ Crime Just Lost its Perpetrators

By: Bryce Tingle PDF Version: A ‘Victimless’ Crime Just Lost its Perpetrators Case Commented On: Walton v. Alberta (Securities Commission), 2014 ABCA 273 In Walton v. Alberta (Securities Commission), 2014 ABCA 273 (the “Eveready” decision), the Alberta Court of Appeal … Continue reading

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The Quiet Decline of Canada’s IPO Markets

By: Bryce Tingle PDF Version: The Quiet Decline of Canada’s IPO Markets The Toronto Stock Exchange’s parent company has been travelling the country raising the profile of its new venture, TSX Private Markets.  At the same time, Canada’s securities commissions … Continue reading

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A National Securities Regulator? – No way! says the Alberta Court of Appeal

PDF version: A National Securities Regulator? – No way! says the Alberta Court of Appeal  Case considered: Reference Re Securities Act (Canada), 2011 ABCA 77 Can the federal government pass legislation to establish and empower a national securities regulator? Essentially, … Continue reading

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