At Fogler, Rubinoff, we believe that making a difference begins with trust. Experience and sound judgment earn it. Client relationships are built on it. Results keep it.

Sabrina Alaimo




Sabrina is an associate with the firm’s capital markets & securities group.

Prior to kick-starting her legal career, Sabrina obtained a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from York University. Her graduate thesis was a case-based analysis of the treatment of Indigenous rights and title at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Sabrina obtained her J.D. from the University of Windsor – Faculty of Law. While in law school, Sabrina was the President of OUTlaws, the Director of the Windsor Italian Law Association, and a caseworker at Windsor’s Community Legal Aid Clinic. She remained active by playing on both intramural soccer and volleyball teams.

Before joining Foglers as an associate, Sabrina summered and articled with the firm.

In her spare time, Sabrina enjoys experimenting in the kitchen, exploring new restaurants and cafes, discovering new music, and playing the guitar.


DECEMBER 13 2021

TSX Venture Exchange Announces Amendments to Security-Based Compensation Policies

On November 24, 2021, the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV" or the "Exchange") published a bulletin outlining a number of amendments made to TSXV Policy 4.4 — Incentive Stock Options (the "Former Policy"). The amendments (the "New Policy") came into effect the same day the bulletin was published.

Some of the most significant changes made to the Former Policy include:

  • The expansion of more than one type of security-based compensation;
  • Additional categories of security-based compensation plans;
  • The introduction of effective compensation tools to advance the interests and flexibility of issuers; and
  • Permission of the exercise of stock options on a "cashless" and "net exercise" basis.
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OCTOBER 26 2021

DeFi - Risks, Regulations, and What's to Come

Crypto-assets, which are forms of digital currency that operate on a decentralized network, are known to be theoretically immune to government interference and manipulation, as these digital assets operate on systems that are "decentralized". This concept of decentralized control runs antithesis to traditional financial systems, which rely on the use of centralized intermediaries. Unlike traditional currency, crypto-assets can be transferred from peer to peer, without the need to be relinquished to an intermediary party, such as a bank or a government.

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OCTOBER 14 2021

Modernizing Ontario's Capital Markets: What You Need to Know

The Ontario Government has released the Capital Markets Act (the "CMA") — a draft legislation that intends to modernize the legislative and regulatory framework of Ontario's capital markets, and further enhance the province's position as a globally competitive capital markets jurisdiction. If passed by the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, the CMA will replace both the Securities Act and the Commodity Futures Act in Ontario.

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JULY 05 2021

Changes to Ontario's Business Corporations Act Come Into Effect July 5

The significant amendments to the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) (the "OBCA") introduced by the Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2020 ("Bill 213") were proclaimed into force and took effect on July 5, 2021. 

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OCTOBER 22 2020

Constructively Dismissed Employee Entitled to Bonus Payment During Notice Period

The Supreme Court of Canada recently released its decision in Matthews v Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited, 2020 SCC 26, awarding a constructively dismissed employee with $1.1 million dollars in damages for his employer's failure to provide him with 15 months of reasonable notice upon termination, and a bonus payment that realized during his reasonable notice period.

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OCTOBER 07 2020

Has Your Business Implemented Ontario's New COVID-19 Screening Measures?

As of September 26, 2020, all employers, regardless of the sector they belong to, are now required to pre-screen their workers and any essentials visitors prior to their entry into the workplace. 

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