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Investment clinic to provide pro bono legal assistance for investors

Thursday, March 16, 2017 @ 9:40 AM | By Tom Venetis

Beginning in September the Investor Protection Clinic (IPC) will offer pro bono legal assistance to individuals of modest means who have invested their savings and suffered an investment loss, but cannot afford to hire a lawyer to assist them in attempting to recover their loss.

Poonam PuriPoonam Puri, professor of law at Osgoode Hall and an expert in corporate governance and in corporate and securities law, said the program is a joint venture with the Foundation for Advancement of Investor Rights (FAIR) Canada. The Law Foundation...