Mondaq Canada: Criminal Law
Gowling WLG
Fraud continues to be an issue faced by businesses and individuals in Canada and internationally. In asset recovery, the equitable doctrine of knowing assistance is often used to catch
Dentons
On May 13, 2019, the Honourable Justice W.N. Renke of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta released his decision in Day v. Woodburn ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
A less stringent standard, adopted by the majority of the Ontario Court of Appeal, was rejected.
Babin Bessner Spry LLP
In a recent decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal set aside a partial summary judgment for fraud.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On April 4, 2019, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision in G v Ontario (Attorney General), finding that the presumptive effect of provincial and federal sex offender registry legislation was unconstitutional as it applies to persons
Bennett Jones LLP
In Canada, corporate criminal liability is increasingly becoming an area of focus for regulators, law enforcement officers, and the public.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
Robert Frost wrote that "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both." The legislation for deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs /remediation agreements)
TaxChambers LLP
The SNC-Lavalin affair has dominated the Canadian news media for two months without complete revelation of what really happened.
McCague Borlack LLP
This article takes a high-level perspective of the regulation of the fur farming industry in Canada, with a specific focus on the predominant fur-bearing species raised on fur farms in Canada: minks and foxes.
Cassels Brock
"There is no solution that does not involve interference" — this is what Gerry Butts, the former principal secretary to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reportedly told the chief of staff
WeirFoulds LLP
Previously, in What You Need to Know about Police Record Checks, we examined the new framework under the Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 for conducting and obtaining a police record check ...
Field LLP
It is a center loading platform without any grade level access.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In this criminal case, Carlos Alberto Pavao was found guilty of defrauding 10 investors in respect of the sale of shares in two gold mining companies, as well as one count of defrauding the public.
Dentons
Amidst the media and political storm engulfing the Prime Minister's Office over its handling of the ongoing SNC-Lavalin proceedings, the conviction of two businessmen on charges of bribing foreign public officials in India appears to have crept under the radar.
Bennett Jones LLP
In Canada, corporate criminal liability is increasingly becoming an area of focus for regulators, law enforcement officers, and the public. As stories of corporate wrongdoing have generated media
Blaney McMurtry LLP
A surprising number of pharmacies and pharmacists are fraudulently overbilling the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) Program for millions of dollars and they are largely getting away with it.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
This week was a light week at the Court of Appeal, with only four substantive civil decisions.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
By now we have all been subjected to the tragic details of television star Jussie Smollett's alleged attack in Chicago earlier this year.
Fasken
You learn that one of your employees is facing major criminal charges that appear to be related to his job. Do you suspend the employee?
TaxChambers LLP
Attorney General (and Minister of Justice) Jody Wilson-Raybould's resignation following the government's SNC-Lavalin debacle highlights how the "rule of law" applies to public prosecutions under inconvenient laws enacted by Parliament.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Topics covered included another decision in the ongoing Residential School Settlement saga (procedural fairness), family law (unequal division of property and striking pleadings for failure to comply with disclosure order)
Bennett Jones LLP
After 13 months of negotiations, the United States, Mexico and Canada have concluded the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Hughes v. Liquor Control Board of Ontario, the Court affirmed a motion judge's dismissal of a proposed class action against the LCBO stemming from an agreement between the LCBO and Brewer's
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Here are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
There were five substantive civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal for Ontario this week.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In 2386240 Ontario Inc. v. Mississauga (City), 2019 ONCA 413, the Court upheld a municipal by-law prohibiting the smoking of waterpipes in various public places.
Dentons
There are numerous grounds of inadmissibility contained in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 1 (IRPA). However, this article will focus on the grounds of criminal inadmissibility described in A36.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
By now we have all been subjected to the tragic details of television star Jussie Smollett's alleged attack in Chicago earlier this year.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On Tuesday May 7, 2019, the Government of British Columbia published its second report (the "Report") on money laundering in the province of British Columbia ("BC").
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Theroux (Re), 2019 ONSEC 20 a hearing panel of the OSC was called upon to decide whether an individual convicted of five counts of fraud over $5,000 contrary to section 380(1)(a) of the Criminal Code ...
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