Tag Archives: Investor Protection Clinic

Legal aid inquiries more than double at Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2021 — The number of Canadians seeking advice from an Osgoode Hall Law School-based free legal clinic for wronged investors has more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic (IPC) completed 57 intake interviews between May 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021, up from 18 in the same […]

Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic will use $157,750 court-directed award to provide pro bono advice

TORONTO, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 —  An Osgoode Hall Law School clinic that provides free access to legal services for vulnerable investors has received a cy-près award of $157,750 from a class action settlement approved by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. “The Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic fills a critical gap in the retail investment […]

Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic releases video series about investor rights

TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2020 —  Osgoode Hall Law School’s Investor Protection Clinic – the first clinic of its kind in Canada – has released four information videos to help educate and protect retail investors who may be vulnerable to financial mismanagement. Addressing topics such as the securities regulation system in Canada, red flags for investment […]

Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic receives $80,000 court-directed award

TORONTO, Monday, April 9, 2018 – The Investor Protection Clinic at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School is the recipient of an $80,000 cy-près award from a class action settlement. The award will assist with the ongoing operation of the community clinic including the hiring of four Osgoode students to work part-time at the clinic […]