Our Annual Review of What’s Important and What’s Trending in Securities Litigation
The Cassels Securities Litigation Team is pleased to present our fifth annual Canadian Securities Litigation Outlook.
This year, we examine seven securities litigation-related topics regarding recent trends in the area of secondary market liability and securities class actions, regulatory updates arising out of British Columbia and Ontario, including the impact of COVID-19, the shifting shareholder activism and governance landscape, recent guidance on evidence requirements in insider trading and tipping cases, special committees and disclosure obligations, and artificial intelligence activity in securities enforcement.
- A New Crop of Securities Class Actions, and Amendments to the Class Proceedings Act
- The Shifting Activism and Governance Landscape – Evolving Investor Demands in the New Normal
- Ontario and British Columbia Regulator and Legislative updates, Jurisdictional Considerations, and COVID-19 Updates
- Guidance for Special Committees and Disclosure Obligations: A Catalyst Case Study
- Developments in Cryptocurrency Regulation and Enforcement
- Recent Developments in Insider Trading Cases and a COVID-19 Caution from the SEC
- Artificial Intelligence Activity on the Enforcement Front
We will continue to monitor and report on these and other developments and trends as they unfold.
Please contact any member of the Cassels Securities Litigation Team to discuss these developments and trends, and their impacts on market participants.