June 08, 2020 - Reporting issuers will soon be able to implement at-the-market (ATM) distributions without obtaining regulatory relief. 1 Starting August 31, 2020, ATM distributions in Canada will no longer be subject to prescribed liquidity requirements or prescribed limits on aggregate distribution size or...
Gillian Stacey Appointed to Ontario Securities Commission’s Fintech Advisory Committee
Davies partner Gillian Stacey has been selected to serve a one-year term as a member of the Ontario Securities Commission’s (OSC’s) Fintech Advisory Committee (FAC).
An esteemed technology lawyer with decades of experience advising public and private corporations on a broad range of technology transactions, Gillian is well-positioned to apply her insights to the evolving fintech industry. She is regularly engaged by fintech companies for her expertise in such matters as cybersecurity, the Canadian regulatory environment and blockchain technology.
Gillian is also an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, teaching The Legal Challenges of Digital Environments as part of the new Global Professional Master of Laws program in Innovation, Law and Technology.
In her role on the FAC, Gillian will advise the OSC on developments and trends in the fintech space, as well as the unique challenges faced by fintech businesses in the securities industry.
Apr. 22, 2020 - In Chandler v Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, the Superior Court of Québec recently dismissed a securities class action brought against Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (VW). It did so even though the Court had previously dismissed VW’s jurisdictional arguments at the authorization...