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Lawrence E. Ritchie

Partner, Disputes, Toronto

Alexander Cobb

Partner, Disputes, Toronto

Victoria Graham

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Shawn Irving

Partner, Disputes, Toronto

Kevin O’Brien

Partner, Disputes, Toronto

Elizabeth Sale

Partner, Financial Services, Toronto

Lauren Tomasich

Partner, Disputes, Toronto

Malcolm Aboud

Counsel, Disputes, Toronto

John M. Valley

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

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Risk Management and Crisis Response draws on the experience of a national team to provide information related to proactive prevention and compliance for corporations. We share highlights and comment on significant developments related to legal matters, regulatory changes and related threats.

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Blog Jul 10, 2024

Long awaited U.S. Supreme Court ruling curtails SEC’s use of administrative courts

On June 27, 2024, the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) released its ruling [PDF] on what has been a decade-long dispute between the Securities Exc...

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Long awaited U.S. Supreme Court ruling curtails SEC’s use of administrative courts
Blog Jun 27, 2024

Securities and Exchange Commission approval of Ether ETFs

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has approved a proposed rule change allowing major exchanges to list Ethereum exchange-traded funds.

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Securities and Exchange Commission approval of Ether ETFs
Blog Jun 4, 2024

So you’ve submitted your report under Canada’s Modern Slavery Act — now what? Best practices to ensure supply chain compliance

The first reporting deadline under Canada’s Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act (the Modern Slavery Act or the Act) h...

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So you’ve submitted your report under Canada’s Modern Slavery Act — now what? Best practices to ensure supply chain compliance
Blog Apr 22, 2024

Extension and clarifications on the regulation of value-referenced cryptoassets

On April 17, 2024, the Canadian Securities Administrators announced an extension for crypto trading platforms dealing with value-referenced cryptoasse...

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Extension and clarifications on the regulation of value-referenced cryptoassets
Blog Apr 18, 2024

Budget 2024 proposes new reforms to combat financial crime in Canada

The federal government’s Budget 2024 includes measures to combat financial crimes, with a particular focus on money laundering. ...

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Budget 2024 proposes new reforms to combat financial crime in Canada
Blog Apr 16, 2024

SEC wins novel ‘shadow trading’ trial against biopharma executive

A novel theory of insider trading known as “shadow trading” involves the use of material non-public information about a re...

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SEC wins novel ‘shadow trading’ trial against biopharma executive
Blog Apr 9, 2024

Canada’s new sanctions FAQs offer more questions than answers

The Canadian government has provided additional guidance on Canada’s autonomous economic sanctions, including those related to Russia, but the u...

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Canada’s new sanctions FAQs offer more questions than answers
Blog Apr 2, 2024

CIRO publishes proposals to level the advisor compensation playing field

Earlier this year, the Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization published a consultation paper outlining policy options that would help to level th...

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CIRO publishes proposals to level the advisor compensation playing field
Blog Mar 18, 2024

The stigma associated with crypto is largely unwarranted

A struggle to fit cryptocurrency into existing regulatory regimes has contributed to some public perception that crypto is disproportionately used in ...

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The stigma associated with crypto is largely unwarranted
Blog Mar 5, 2024

Compliance is starting to break the bank — it doesn’t have to

On February 21, 2024, LexisNexis Risk Solutions published its

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Compliance is starting to break the bank — it doesn’t have to