By Wendy Berman, Kate Byers, Carly Cohen, Robert B. Cohen, Danielle DiPardo, Christopher Horkins, Lara Jackson, David Kelman, Stephanie Kerzner, Jessica L. Lewis, Alexandra Murphy, John M. Picone, Brigeeta C. Richdale, Derek Ronde, Christopher Selby, Lorne Silver, Stephanie Voudouris
Our Annual Review of What's Important and What's Trending in Securities Litigation
This has been an interesting and exciting year. From the increase in regulatory scrutiny in the cannabis industry, to the rapid evolution of FinTech, to the shifting shareholder activism and corporate governance landscape, market participants have been busy trying to keep up in an environment defined by change. Recent developments in the law relating to securities class actions, and an emphasis on circumstantial evidence to support insider trading prosecutions and settlements, remind issuers and individuals alike to remain mindful of change as they navigate what can quickly become unfamiliar surroundings.