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McLennan Ross LLP
The recent Alberta Court of Appeal decision 1007374 Alberta Ltd v Ruggieri, is an interesting case that affirms an important trial court decision on fraudulent conveyances and oppression.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
What can companies take away from the United States Department of Justice's arrest of several senior FIFA officials last week, and ongoing investigation into corruption in soccer?
Torkin Manes LLP
Sexual abuse of children is a worldwide epidemic that must be fought on a number of fronts including legislation.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Items addressed in the letter include due process and transparency, unified integrity measures, debarment, government leniency programs, and equitable application of rule of law, among other recommendations.
MNP
Our country’s aging population is increasingly being targeted by fraudsters. According to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, Canadians between the ages of 60‐69 are the most targeted by mass marketing frauds.
MNP
According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, 22% of reported fraud cases involve some form of billing scheme where the target organization paid for products or services it had not received.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Employee embezzlement and fraud cost Canadian employers hundreds of millions of dollars in losses every year.
Dentons (Canada)
The Report is based on a global study of 1,483 cases of occupational fraud, which occurred in over 100 countries, including Canada.
MNP
You don't have to be independently wealthy to be a target of investment fraud. The only real prerequisite is that you have some money available for investment.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The Superior Court of Québec recently quashed a refusal of the Autorité des marchés financiers to grant the authorization necessary to obtain a public contract.
Dentons (Canada)
In CIBC Mortgages Inc. v. Computershare Trust Co. of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice considered applications from competing mortgagees to a property where the first charge had been discharged by fraud and subsequent mortgages were obtained.
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.
MNP
Welcome to MNP’s blog series in support of Fraud Prevention Month. Throughout the month of March, we will be exploring various fraud prevention issues affecting businesses and individuals.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Partner Sean Boyle discusses responding to corporate fraud at home and abroad.
Cassels Brock
According to the RCMP's press release, the latest round of corruption charges (the first against SNC-Lavalin itself) relate to alleged illegal activities over a 10 year period from August 16, 2001 to September 20, 2011...
Bennett Jones LLP
After a string of charges laid against individuals relating to SNC-Lavalin projects in Libya, Bangladesh, and Montreal, these are the first Canadian charges to be laid against the company itself.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On February 19, 2015, the RCMP National Division laid charges against the SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., its division SNC-Lavalin Construction Inc. and its subsidiary SNC-Lavalin International Inc. (together SNC).
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Canadian engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin has been charged by the RCMP with paying bribes of nearly $48 million to Libyan government officials and defrauding Libya of nearly $130 million.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
As we noted previously on this blog, prosecutors in Canada and the United States have recently faced evidentiary challenges in prosecuting insider trading cases.
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...
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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
What can companies take away from the United States Department of Justice's arrest of several senior FIFA officials last week, and ongoing investigation into corruption in soccer?
FWCanada Inc.
Whilst driving a Zamboni during a high school hockey game, Steven James Anderson, age 27, was nearly four times above the legal limit for driving a motor vehicle.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On June 1, 2015, Canada's Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act ("ESTMA" or "the Act") came into force.
McLennan Ross LLP
The recent Alberta Provincial Court decision of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. v Sheret will be of interest to those considering a claim for punitive damages despite prior successful criminal sanctions against a defendant.
Torkin Manes LLP
Much has been written about the flags of mortgage fraud, with a description of flags often buried in articles not read very carefully.
Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins s.e.n.c.r.l.
Further to an adjournment on May 21, 2015, former lawyer Mitchell Finkelstein and four investment advisors have been summoned to a June 17, 2015 sentencing hearing before the Ontario Securities Commission.
McLennan Ross LLP
The recent Alberta Court of Appeal decision 1007374 Alberta Ltd v Ruggieri, is an interesting case that affirms an important trial court decision on fraudulent conveyances and oppression.
Miller Thomson LLP
Section 7 of the Charter provides that: "everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of the person and the right not to be deprived thereof except in accordance with the principles of fundamental justice".
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are the summaries of this week's Ontario Court of Appeal decisions.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Ontario Securities Act was recently amended to broaden the scope of insider trading liability and certain record-keeping requirements.
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