Mondaq Canada: Criminal Law
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On Dec. 3, 2014, Transparency International published its Corruption Perceptions Index ("CPI") for 2014.
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Dentons (Canada)
A 57 year old employee with 36 years of service was properly fired for one incident in which he cut another employee with a knife, a labour arbitrator has decided.
Miller Thomson LLP
OSC staff alleged that between 2004 and 2007 Finkelstein was privy to certain material undisclosed information relating to proposed take-over bid transactions involving public companies.
McMillan LLP
The public interest power has been the subject of much controversy, and increasingly so with its more frequent use by securities regulators in Canada.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Since our last post, the Supreme Court has released a number of significant decisions, including a decision about the standard of review applicable to statutory appeals and the test for civil contempt.
Pallett Valo LLP
For over a generation, the United States government has been encouraging high net worth investors and entrepreneurs to earn conditional permanent residency status through the EB-5 Investor Visa Program.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Seven individuals and three companies charged in a bid-rigging scheme for IT contracts with the Government of Canada have been found not guilty by the jury, after a lengthy trial which concluded in April 2015.
Cell phones are the new cameras. Almost 75% of Canadians own a cell phone.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Over the past few years, Canadian companies have become increasingly aware of potential civil and criminal liability arising from improper business practices abroad.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are summaries of this week’s OCA civil decisions (non-criminal).
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Earlier this week, the British Columbia Securities Commission released its 2014 Enforcement Report, which represents the first annual enforcement report to be published by the BCSC.
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