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Blaney McMurtry LLP
On July 4, 2017, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench released its decision in The Brick Warehouse LP v. Chubb Insurance Company of Canada.
Miller Thomson LLP
On September 18, 2017, the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan handed down its decision in Saskatoon Surgicentre Inc. v. Saskatoon Regional Health Authority.
Baker & McKenzie
The Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act has entered into force. The Act gives Canada the ability to impose unilateral sanctions against "foreign nationals" who are involved in corruption...
Fasken Martineau
On October 31, 2017, the Government of Canada eliminated the facilitation payment exception from the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (the "CFPOA").
Bennett Jones LLP
The government of Canada announced on October 30 that the exception allowing for facilitation payments under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) will be eliminated effective October 31, 2017.
Cassels Brock
The Canadian government has eliminated the exception allowing for facilitation payments under Canada's anti-corruption regime effective October 31, 2017.
Goodmans LLP
On October 31, 2017, certain changes were made to the CFPOA – Canada's international anti-bribery and corruption legislation – to make the payment of "facilitation payments"...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On October 31, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey released its decision in Posco Daewoo America Corp. v. Allnex USA...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On November 3, 2017, the Government of Canada introduced regulations under the recently enacted Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) (SML) imposing an asset freeze ...
Langlois lawyers, LLP
In Teva Canada Limited v. TD Canada Trust, the Supreme Court of Canada found two banks liable for a $5.5 million cheque fraud scheme carried out by a former employee of the appellant...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Global Affairs Canada has just announced that the repeal of the facilitation payment exception in the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act ("CFPOA") is now in effect (as of October 31, 2017).
Gardiner Roberts LLP
The modern era has given those seeking love and romance more tools to find the right partner. Online dating sites are thriving with people hoping to find their perfect "match".
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Twenty years after its last look at the issue, the Supreme Court of Canada has once again had the opportunity to determine which innocent party should bear the loss caused by the negotiation...
Gowling WLG
On October 30, Canada removed the facilitation payments exemption from the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA). This change goes into effect October 31.
Gowling WLG
An ongoing challenge for compliance officers is determining whether a contractor, vendor or agent represents a low or high risk of corruption for the corporation and what steps to take to ensure...
Gowling WLG
An Ontario Superior Court judge has ruled that a 44-month delay is not unreasonable in a corruption case, even when the Crown opts to proceed by a direct indictment and thereby forgo a preliminary inquiry.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The Canadian government announced on October 30, 2017, that it is repealing the exception for "facilitation payments" to the offence of bribery under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA).
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
As of October 31, 2017, facilitation payments will no longer be excluded from the bribery offence under Canada's Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (the CFPOA).
Fasken Martineau
More than two years ago, in the context of its procurement modernization initiative designed to ensure that it was doing business with ethical suppliers, the Government of Canada introduced a government-wide...
Fasken Martineau (French)
Il y a plus de deux ans, le gouvernement canadien présentait son nouveau « régime d'intégrité ».
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