Canadian D&O Securities Class Action in Favour of Corporation and Director and Officer Defendants

The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Theratechnologies inc. v. 121851 Canada inc., here, overturns The Court of Appeal For Quebec and the underlying trial Motions Judge in their decisions to authorize, under s. 225.4 of the Quebec Securities Act, CQLR c V-1.1, a securities class action against Theratechnologies and certain directors an...
Posted: 4/21/2015 9:16:52 AM by MSI

Fund Management Risk: Fee Disclosure and Expense Allocation

There are few new cases keeping Fund Manager and Investment Advisor Risk in the public eye. In the US the case of Fenway Partners LLC, the SEC has issued a Wells Notice (a warning that regulators may take action) of possible civil litigation against the NY private-equity firm related to expense allocation, fee disclosure and financial reporting,...
Posted: 4/16/2015 4:58:35 PM by MSI

Holding Companies to Ransom

AIG Canada is pleased to present its latest white paper on the current global kidnap, ransom and extortion landscape.  The paper was written by NYA International.  For more information pertaining to kidnap, ransom and extortion insurance contact us to discuss further 360risk@mitchellsandham.com.  For the complete white paper click...
Posted: 8/29/2014 8:59:22 AM by MSI

The Intersection of Directors’ and Officers’ Liability and Corrupt of Foreign Public Officials

The Intersection of Directors’ and Officers’ Liability and Corrupt of Foreign Public Officials Though still not a lot of action on the front lines of Canada’s CFPOA (Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act, here for Act, here for explanation), there was a significant decision released by the Delaware Supreme Court yesterday...
Posted: 7/25/2014 9:07:38 AM by MSI

IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENT IN CFPOA

The first prosecution and jail time for an individual (Nazier Karigar re air india, here) under canada’s 15 yr old corrpution of foreign public officials act (CFPOA). There have been three corporate charges or settlements since inception of the act in 1999. Griffiths Energy International Inc. in 2013, SNC-Lavalin in 20013, and Niko resourc...
Posted: 6/13/2014 9:12:35 AM by MSI

Larry & Paul Deramo join Mitchell Sandham

Mitchell Sandham is excited to announce the appointment of Larry Deramo and Paul Deramo.  Larry and Paul will be joining Mitchell Sandham focusing on both commercial and personal lines production effective June 1st, 2014.  They have expertise insuring contractors, manufacturers and private client business.  With offices located in...
Posted: 5/28/2014 1:32:26 PM by MSI

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