Mondaq Canada: Criminal Law
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
On June 1, 2015, the federal government enacted new reporting and transparency obligations for the extractive sector — the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA).
Bennett Jones LLP
Fraud is alive and well in Canada. It is thriving and fraudsters are innovating. This boom in white-collar crime is partly the result of Canada's lack of a uniform regulatory system...
Bennett Jones LLP
Fraud is alive and well in Canada. It is thriving and fraudsters are innovating.
Gowling WLG
In Canada and around the world, regulators and enforcement agencies are taking a hard stand against improper and unethical business practices.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
​​​With FINTRAC issuing its first AMP against a bank this year and an increase in AMP activity generally, managing litigation and penalty risk...
Bennett Jones LLP
Fraud is alive and well in Canada. It is thriving and fraudsters are innovating.
Bennett Jones LLP
Fraud is alive and well in Canada. It is thriving and fraudsters are innovating. This boom in white-collar crime is partly the result of Canada's lack of a uniform regulatory system...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Dans Gescoro inc. c. Notaire Francis-Pierre Rémillard, la Cour supérieure du Québec a statué que le chèque d'un notaire remis à un vendeur fictif ayant volé l'identité d'une personne pour perpétrer une fraude hypothécaire dans le cadre de la vente d'une propriété, peut être retourné à la compensation en raison de l'endossement frauduleux de celui-ci par le vendeur ayant utilisé l'identité volée du propriétaire de la maison.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Court regarded this business as being somewhat risky by nature, always entailing the risk of losses, which must be borne by the agency, in this case by Gescoro.
McMillan LLP
Fraudsters are the thinking person's criminal. They not only plan the fraud, but they plan their exit strategy if they get caught.
McCague Borlack LLP
In R v Villaroman, the Supreme Court of Canada recently dealt with the issue of circumstantial evidence and the inferences that can be reasonably drawn from that evidence in order to find an accused guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Graeme Hamilton wrote an article for the Focus section of the August 26th edition of the Lawyer's Weekly on whether stiff sentences for white collar offences are here to stay. The conclusion: yes they are.
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
Tax evasion has followed business models and is marketed and even franchised to the Canadian public at large, but founders of 2 different tax evasion systems have recently been jailed.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The U.K. Serious Frauds Office (the SFO) on July 8, 2016 obtained its second deferred prosecution agreement (DPA).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On Friday, the SCC completely overhauled the framework for analyzing pre-trial delay under s. 11(b) of the Charter in its decision in R. v. Jordan, finding that the existing test is unduly complex and unpredictable.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal has reinstated an action against the OLGC brought by third party victims of a fraud committed by a problem gambler who stole their money and spent it on gambling.
Gowling WLG
The implication for organizations and individuals subject to a World Bank Group probe is that they are unlikely to receive the content and details of such an investigation if charges are ultimately laid.
Goldman Hine LLP
The recent verdict in the Jian Ghomeshi trial has sparked a growing public debate around how Canada's justice system deals with sexual assault.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On April 29, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) upheld archival and personal immunities of an international organization (the World Bank Group) and its anti-corruption investigators.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Last week's acquittal of Senator Mike Duffy on fraud, corruption and bribery offences shows Ontario courts will not find "corrupt" intent lightly.
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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In October 2016, the U.S. SEC announced Ernst & Young LLP agreed to pay $11.8 million to settle SEC allegations related to failed audits at oil services company Weatherford International PLC.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On November 9, 2016, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals released its decision in Hantz Financial Services, Inc. v. American International Specialty Lines Insurance Co...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
​​​With FINTRAC issuing its first AMP against a bank this year and an increase in AMP activity generally, managing litigation and penalty risk...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Here are this week's Court of Appeal Summaries. Civil topics covered included MVA, SABs, family law, vexatious litigants, employment law...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
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Bennett Jones LLP
Fraud is alive and well in Canada. It is thriving and fraudsters are innovating. This boom in white-collar crime is partly the result of Canada's lack of a uniform regulatory system...
Goldman Hine LLP
In the landmark 2013 decision of Canada v Bedford, the Supreme Court of Canada declared that certain provisions of the Criminal Code violated section 7 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
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