May 30, 2019
March 19, 2019
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December 12, 2018
Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP is pleased to announce that the 2019 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada has recognized Alistair Crawley, Melissa MacKewn and Robert Brush as three of Canada’s top practitioners in Securities Litigation.
November 9, 2018
Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP congratulates our partner Clarke Tedesco on receiving the Lexpert Rising Star Award. This award honours leading lawyers under the age of 40 across Canada.
September 25, 2018
Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP is pleased to announce that Alistair Crawley has been recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers Canada 2019 in the area of Securities Litigation.
September 25, 2018
Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP is pleased to announce that Melissa MacKewn has been recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers Canada in the area of Securities Litigation.
By Dana Carson
September 18, 2018
In its recent decision in Lavender v Miller Bernstein LLP, the Court of Appeal for Ontario overturned a summary judgment decision imposing liability on the auditor of a now defunct securities dealer in a class action brought on behalf of the dealer’s clients.
July 19, 2018
Congratulations to our colleague Anna Markiewicz who was recently appointed Chair of The Advocates’ Society Arbitration and Mediation Advocacy Practice Group.
July 4, 2018
Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP is pleased to announce that Benchmark Litigation has recognized Kate McGrann as a leading litigation lawyer in its annual 40 & Under Hot List.
By Bruce O’Toole
May 31, 2018
Many financial advisors will change firms and have the experience of moving their book of business. There are many potential pitfalls that can occur in moving a book of business – both from a regulatory prospective and from a civil litigation prospective.
by Alistair Crawley
May 16, 2018
To the extent it was ever really open, the door to relevant appeals from decisions of the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC” or the “Commission”) has inexorably been swinging closed.
May 14, 2018
“Separate, Independent and Confounding: Understanding Personal Liability for Corporate Acts”
May 1, 2018
Benchmark Canada provides extensive coverage of the Canadian litigation market. Their results are the culmination of a four-month research period that involves extensive interviews with litigators and their clients. According to their analysis, Crawley MacKewn Brush is seeing its profile swiftly elevating in the eyes of peers and its work appreciated immensely by vocal clients.
April 23, 2018
by Clarke Tedesco
April 17, 2018
On March 20, 2018, the OSC published its Seniors Strategy, the purpose of which is to outline initiatives that the OSC is pursuing in relation to older individuals, recognizing that the financial lives of older Canadians have grown increasingly complex relative to previous generations.
by Michael L. Byers
April 4, 2018
A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision has arguably expanded the scope of a company’s liability for the actions of those who control it.
March 7, 2018
by Anna Markiewicz, PCMA E-News Brief
February 27, 2018
by Dana Carson, Alistair Crawley and Bruce O’Toole
January 31, 2018
On January 25, 2018, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its much-anticipated decision in Finkelstein et al. v Ontario Securities Commission, 2018 ONCA 61 (“Finkelstein”) in which it considered the insider trading and tipping provisions of the Ontario Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5 (the “Act”).
by Safina Lakhani and Alexandra Grishanova, PCMA E-News Brief
December 12, 2017
Non-competition and non-solicitation clauses are important tools for protecting your company’s trade connections and confidential information when key personnel leave. Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP discusses how to effectively protect your firm with restrictive covenants.
by Natalia Vandervoort, PCMA E-News Brief
November 28, 2017
Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP comments on Staff’s recent guidance on the application of securities laws to cryptocurrency offerings.
November 24, 2017
The firm is pleased to announce that Alistair, Melissa and Rob have all been listed as leading litigation lawyers in the Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers and the Lexpert/ROB Special Edition - Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers.
by Robert Brush and Michael L. Byers, PCMA E-News Brief
October 19, 2017
In today’s business climate, securities issuers and dealers are making a serious mistake if they fail to fully appreciate the implications of cyber-security for their business.
October 10, 2017
While corporations might be legal fictions, the protection from personal liability they afford to their directors, officers and employees is very real.
by Bruce O'Toole and Kate McGrann, PCMA E-News Brief
September 26, 2017
The introduction of the family, friends and business associates exemption (the “FFBA”) to the prospectus requirement in the Ontario Securities Act promised to “provide a cost effective way for issuers (other than investment funds) to raise capital from their networks of family, close personal friends and close business associates.”
August 22, 2017
Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP is pleased to announce that Melissa MacKewn was recently recognized by Best Lawyers™
August 22, 2017
Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP is pleased to announce that Alistair Crawley, Melissa MacKewn and Robert Brush have been included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada.
July 27, 2017
After months of research, Benchmark Litigation announced the winners of this year’s Top 25 Women in Litigation for Benchmark Canada.
June 15, 2017
Home Capital Group has agreed to pay a total of $12 million in penalties to the Ontario Securities Commission.
May 12, 2017
May 12, 2017
The siren call for the proposed expansion of the powers of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization Industry of Canada (IIROC) to enforce its fines through the courts in Ontario has been welcomed with open arms and few questions.
May 4, 2017
The OSC has set Home Capital's next hearing date for June 2nd.
February 27, 2017
Benchmark Canada honoured Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP with the award for “Securities Litigaton Firm of the Year” at the Benchmark Canada awards gala in Toronto.