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Deal aims for cooperation between ‘regulatory sandbox’ initiatives

  • By: Staff
  • April 18, 2019 April 18, 2019
  • 14:58

The SEC says in a release that it has obtained an emergency asset freeze to halt an initial coin offering fraud that raised up to US$15 million from thousands of investors since August. The offering falsely promised a 1,354% profit, says the SEC. The commission has filed charges against “a recidivist Quebec securities law violator,” […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 4, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 16:22

Conseiller.ca has discovered Thibault allegedly defrauded Empire Life from 1986 to 2001, but has never faced criminal charges.

Jacques-André Thibault was banned from the Quebec securities industry for 11 years in 2014, based on 11 offenses committed against three clients. Now, Conseiller.ca has discovered that three other clients complained about Thibault for insurance policies bought between 2004 and 2008. Jacques Duval, a well-known automotive columnist, complained in January 2008 to AIG Life of […]

The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) has released its 2014 enforcement report. A total of 64 individuals and 38 firms were sanctioned for various offences, and $8,708,753 in fines, penalties and sanctions were imposed further to AMF intervention.

  • By: Staff
  • June 4, 2015 August 21, 2018
  • 12:46

Gaming company Amaya got a plum deal from its underwriters when it bought online gambling company Oldford Group, says one securities lawyer.

Forbes is reporting that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Autorité des Marchés Financiers have raided the Montreal offices of Manulife Financial, Canaccord Genuity and Amaya Gaming Group Inc.

If the Autorité des marchés financiers investigates you or your practice, you're obliged to answer all its questions.

  • By: Staff
  • January 25, 2013 August 21, 2018
  • 10:59

The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) has launched a penal proceeding against Sylvain Laroche, born August 6, 1961*, for illegal distributions and illegal practice as a securities dealer and derivatives adviser. He’s now facing 11 charges, and the AMF is seeking $432,000 in fines from him. Laroche allegedly convinced two investors to make investments in […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 1, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 15:37

Quebec's Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) is warning residents of that province about online solicitations for foreign currency speculation websites not registered with the regulator.

  • By: Staff
  • August 25, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 10:15