Mondaq Canada: Criminal Law
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
On December 2, 2014, the OECD published its Foreign Bribery Report. It reviews the first 15 years of the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials.
Adler Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman
Let me start by saying I don't condone shoplifting. Seen as a mere nuisance by some, the 'five-finger-discount' is a petty crime that exacts a heavy toll year after year on retailers...
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Mining companies are looking beyond their domestic borders to compete in an increasingly multinational industry and, more than ever, in the most corruption- prone countries in the world.
Davis LLP
On December 2, 2014, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") released its ground-breaking Foreign Bribery Report.
Crowe Mackay LLP
Because the media focuses on the fraudulent activity that hits larger-scale companies, it is a common misconception that such activity doesn't occur in small or family-run businesses.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On Dec. 3, 2014, Transparency International published its Corruption Perceptions Index ("CPI") for 2014.
StevensVirgin
The Ontario police launched a criminal investigation into the allegations that Jian Ghomeshi sexually assaulted women. So far nine women have come forward with their stories.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Government of Canada recently introduced proposed legislation creating mandatory public reporting of payments to governments and government officials by the extractive sector.
Dentons (Canada)
A Ministry of Labour Inspector was arrested and charged with breach of trust, accepting a benefit from a person having dealings with government, and extortion.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Transparency International’s annual assessment of the enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention by member countries was released earlier today.
Cassels Brock
This primer provides a comprehensive overview of Canada's foreign corrupt practices regime including recent developments, cases of note and risk mitigation strategies.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Anti-corruption compliance efforts appear to be stalling, despite an increase in enforcement actions.
Saxe Law Office
Earlier this month, Torontonians learned that Brookfield Property Group was cutting the locks off of bikes parked outside their Hudson’s Bay Centre Building.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On June 4, 2014, the RCMP charged three individuals under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Canadian white collar criminals doing business abroad beware: offering bribes around the globe does not protect you from prosecution here in Canada.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Nazir Karigar was sentenced by the Ontario Superior Court to three years imprisonment under Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
One participant in a business directory scam targeting businesses and non-profit organizations in Canada and the United States was sentenced to 18 months in prison.
Dentons (Canada)
For the first time in Canada, an individual has been sentenced to jail time for bribing a foreign public official.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Ontario Superior Court sentenced an Ottawa-based business executive to a three-year prison term for attempting to bribe foreign public officials.
McMillan LLP
Casting the First Stone: The Karigar case was the first real test of Canada's anti-corruption legislation.
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Dentons (Canada)
Rarely are senior corporate officials jailed for health and safety offences in Canada.
Miller Thomson LLP
One of the primary reasons why people declare bankruptcy is that upon being discharged, the bankrupt person is released from their obligation to repay most of the debts that had existed at the time they went bankrupt.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The mining industry is facing unprecedented pressures, not only from falling commodity prices but also a plethora of legislation
Adler Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman
Let me start by saying I don't condone shoplifting. Seen as a mere nuisance by some, the 'five-finger-discount' is a petty crime that exacts a heavy toll year after year on retailers...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Canada has had legislation in place to detect and deter money laundering since 1991.
WeirFoulds LLP
Contemporary anti-corruption and bribery legislation is distinguished by its extraterritorial reach to conduct abroad as a basis for criminal liability at home.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Mining companies are looking beyond their domestic borders to compete in an increasingly multinational industry and, more than ever, in the most corruption- prone countries in the world.
Davis LLP
On December 2, 2014, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") released its ground-breaking Foreign Bribery Report.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Competition regulators pursued another aggressive year of criminal enforcement in Canada.
Torkin Manes LLP
Sometimes legal proceedings can be an important part of a survivor’s healing journey. As a civil lawyer, I am often asked by clients whether it is better to pursue criminal charges or a civil lawsuit.
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