Securities Litigation

Cassels Brock’s securities litigators have extensive experience advocating on behalf of market participants including issuers, advisors, directors, officers and shareholders in high stakes civil and regulatory disputes. Our versatile team of litigators have been recognized by Lexpert, Chambers Global, Best Lawyers in Canada and Martindale-Hubbell, and are complemented by leading practitioners from our corporate securities group.

Our lawyers have acted in numerous leading Canadian securities cases and represent clients in many different areas including:

  • Proxy battles, takeover bids and other change of control litigation
  • Securities class actions
  • Enforcement proceedings before the OSC, IIROC, MFDA and other regulatory tribunals
  • Cross-border investigations and prosecutions
  • Oppression remedy claims and shareholder disputes
  • Court-ordered plans of arrangement for public companies and income trusts
  • Investment advisor and dealer negligence claims

We also provide strategic advice on managing risk and avoiding litigation and regulatory proceedings, recognizing that the best resolution for our clients is often a negotiated resolution.