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Course Name Litigation and Enforcement
Course Code LAW 6745
Course Credits 6.0
Pre/Anti-requisites Students who are not in the Securities Law LLM program must have successfully completed LAW 6118P - Foundations of Securities Law.
Course Description

Securities litigation is becoming a major part of the landscape of Canadian securities markets. This course considers the various opportunities for investors to seek redress from issuers and other market participants, the role of the regulators in enforcing securities laws, and the possibilities for interested parties to influence the regulatory process generally. In particular, offences and administrative sanctions imposed under the OSA and other provincial securities acts will be explored, as will new developments in securities litigation. Specific topics include: compliance and deterrence models of regulation; progress towards rule-making; regulatory control over market risks; the public interest jurisdiction; oversight of regulators by courts; offences and civil liability under provincial securities legislation; civil liability for continuous disclosure documents; civil litigation and class actions; and administrative sanctions under provincial securities laws.

Upcoming Offerings

Winter 2020

Specialization Securities Law
Status Required
CPD Hours Eligible CPD Hours: LSUC (ON): 36.0 Substantive Professional LLM courses may be eligible for CPD/MCLE credits in other Canadian jurisdictions. To inquire about credit eligibility, please email cpd@osgoode.yorku.ca
NCA Status N/A

All courses and schedules are subject to change.