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Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Businesses facing criminal or regulatory charges may be tempted to plead guilty if the proposed fine is dwarfed by the costs that a defence and a trial would necessarily entail.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Sophisticated businesses operating in Canada often confront a dilemma caused by defence policy objectives of the United States of America.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
Who must consult with First Nations in connection with a development project? According to the Manitoba Courts, not a Crown Corporation.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
The provision of services to residents is one of the most important functions of local governments. The term "services" broadly includes activities, works and facilities undertaken or provided by, or on behalf of, the municipality.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal's July 20, 2015 judgment in Frank v. Canada has attracted significant media attention.
Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins s.e.n.c.r.l.
Compliance of a bid depends on the compatibility of two sets of documents: the call-for-tender documents and the documents comprising the bid.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Yes, said the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (Court) in its recent decision in Chartrand v. British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations).
McMillan LLP
After considerable lobbying by suppliers and business groups, the federal government has unveiled the new government-wide procurement Integrity Regime promised in Budget 2015.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Judy Wilson discusses the evolution of Canadian public-private partnerships (P3s), including better procurement practices, innovative approaches to allocating risk and the concept of determining how a project will be financed.
Goodmans LLP
The Government of Canada has recently introduced a package of regulatory amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In order to understand the significance of this new Agreement, some historical perspective is in order.
Lawson Lundell LLP
On July 7, 2015, Alberta's Premier Rachel Notley directed her Cabinet Ministers to review their Ministries' policies, programs and legislation that may require changes based on the principles of the UN Declaration.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
With a federal election scheduled for October 19, 2015, recent amendments to the Canada Elections Act will soon be put into practice.
Goodmans LLP
The Government of Canada has introduced amendments to its "Integrity Framework" to moderate the harsh impact of debarment policies that prevent companies from bidding on federal government contracts...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On June 12, Mr. Jean-Marc Fournier, Minister responsible for Access to Information and the Reform of Democratic Institutions, tabled Bill 56, Lobbying Transparency Act.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
This strict ineligibility policy created less incentive for companies to self-disclose or put more rigorous compliance mechanisms in place.
Goodmans LLP
Two recent developments highlight the significance and rapidly changing nature of national security considerations in reviews under the Investment Canada Act (the ICA)...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On July 3, 2015, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) announced the implementation of a new government-wide Integrity Regime for all federal government procurement, effective immediately.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Ce Projet de loi vise à remplacer l'actuelle Loi sur la transparence et l'éthique en matière de lobbyisme et prône une transparence accrue.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The New Regime will be rolled out to all federal departments and agencies over the coming months.
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Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Yes, said the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (Court) in its recent decision in Chartrand v. British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations).
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The following represents a quick review of certain legal principles and case law associated with competitive bidding and procurement in Canada.
Goodmans LLP
The Government of Canada has recently introduced a package of regulatory amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations...
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On June 23, 2015, the Federal Court of Appeal released Yellowknives Dene First Nation v. The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board, and Alex Debogorski, 2015 FCA 148.
Lawson Lundell LLP
On July 7, 2015, Alberta's Premier Rachel Notley directed her Cabinet Ministers to review their Ministries' policies, programs and legislation that may require changes based on the principles of the UN Declaration.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In preparation for the audit of Canada's anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regime by the Financial Action Task Force in the fall of 2015, FINTRAC have been very busy.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This SCC decision does not discuss the defences available against the imposition of AMPs nor the issue of the burden of proof.
McMillan LLP
Pleas for equity often ring out in courtrooms. Lawyers may invoke inherent jurisdiction of the courts and common law precedent to seek relief.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Federally-regulated employers may soon be seeing changes to privacy and human rights laws in relation to genetic information.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This article provides a consolidated overview of recent developments in the six judicial review proceedings challenging the governmental approvals of Site C.
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