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The game changer: OSC awards $7.5 million to three whistleblowers

The Ontario Securities Commission (the OSC) recently announced that it has awarded nearly $7.5 million to three whistleblowers on separate matters as part of its relatively nascent whistleblower program, which came into effect in 2016.

 

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Mixed results in British Columbia white collar enforcement proceedings

Two high-profile cases in late 2018 demonstrate both the potentially grave consequences of securities law violations and the difficulties prosecutors face in securing convictions for white collar crime.

 

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Alberta proposes Securities Act amendments

Alberta might not be too keen on joining a national securities regulation scheme, but that doesn’t mean the province isn’t interested in strengthening its securities legislation and improving cooperation in the existing system.

 

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