Investor Protection Clinic Data Reveals Barriers, Access to Justice Issues for Securities Law

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Canadian Lawyer


An investor legal clinic at Osgoode Hall Law School has released its first ever annual report, revealing that clients accessing the clinic’s services often face access to justice issues such as language barriers, lack of financial resources and a scarcity of securities law and financial investment knowledge.

The Investor Protection Clinic also revealed that half of its clients are between the ages of 50 and 70 — likely because people in that demographic are thinking about retirement and their savings, says the clinic’s academic director, Poonam Puri.


Article is written by Alexia Kapralos with commentary by Professor Poonam Puri.