Mondaq Canada: Criminal Law
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.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Nazir Karigar was sentenced to three years in prison for offering to bribe foreign officials contrary to the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Deterrence and denunciation of bribery of foreign public officials were at the fore as a judge sentenced Ottawa businessman Nazir Karigar to three years in jail.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On May 23, 2014, Justice Charles Hackland of the Ontario Superior Court sentenced Nazir Karigar, a former executive, to three years imprisonment.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Nazir Karigar was sentenced to three years in prison for agreeing, in his capacity as an agent of a Canadian business, to offer bribes in relation to a security contract.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Canada's first trial under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) concluded with a conviction on August 15, 2013.
Goodmans LLP
Justice Hackland of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice issued the first prison sentence last week under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.
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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.
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.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Canadian businessman John Bennett appeared in a US court last week after his extradition to the US to face bid-rigging, fraud, conspiracy, and kick-back charges.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Former SNC-Lavalin executive, Riadh Ben Aissa, was extradited from Switzerland to face 16 charges in connection with the McGill University Health Centre project.
Torkin Manes LLP
A jury awarded almost $3 million in the family of a dentist who suffered a fatal head injury when he was pushed to the ground in the parking lot of the Atherly Arms Hotel in Orillia.
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.
Torkin Manes LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada has held that a party in a civil proceeding can request disclosure of wiretap communications intercepted by the state during a criminal investigation.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On March 3, 2014, the federal department of Public Works and Government Services introduced significant amendments to its Integrity Provisions, which govern all government procurement.
Stewart McKelvey
Information gleaned from wiretap authorizations can be disclosed in Quebec civil proceedings, after the Supreme Court’s decision in Imperial Oil v Jacques, 2014 SCC 66.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In R. v. Mian, the Supreme Court provided extensive comment on when an "appellate court can disrupt the adversarial system and raise a ground of appeal on its own" initiative.
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