Mondaq Canada: Criminal Law
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Use of DPAs became available to designated prosecutors in the UK for various corporate offences including fraud
Davis LLP
Although India is not one of Canada’s top ten trading partners, many sectors have experienced significant growth in the recent past.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Ontario Court of Justice convicted the accused on counts of criminal assault and possession of a weapon for a purpose dangerous to the public peace.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Canada’s foreign anti-bribery law, the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), makes it a serious criminal offence for Canadians and Canadian companies to bribe foreign government officials.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
DPAs are sentencing agreements negotiated between a prosecution authority and a corporation charged with an offence.
Miller Thomson LLP
In order to increase the efficiency of registered charities, the Budget proposes to revise the Criminal Code restrictions on how charities can conduct lottery sales to support their causes.
WeirFoulds LLP
In the 1983 classic Scarface, Tony Montana was recorded laundering millions of dollars by a video camera disguised as a clock.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Many incorrectly assume that the withdrawal of criminal charges always means that a civil action can be commenced against the officer(s) who laid the charge.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As we start the New Year, Canadian companies are well-advised to take stock of recent developments in anti-corruption law and assess where they stand in terms of implementing appropriate internal controls and due diligence policies to ensure compliance with Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA)1 and other potentially applicable anti-bribery regimes, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the U.K. Bribery Act.
Davis LLP
During the holiday season, many businesses will present gifts to clients, consultants, service providers and others with whom they do business.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Province has made it possible for employees and volunteers to rely on a single criminal record check for a five year period with multiple employers, yet an employer’s right to require a criminal record check in every case is preserved.
McLean & Kerr LLP
Amendments to Canadian anti-bribery legislation drastically increase the Federal Government's ability to lay corruption charges and the penalties for conviction.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
The domestic content requirements actually represent an industrial and protectionist policy designed by the Liberal government of Ontario to strengthen the economy of the Province of Ontario as it struggles to cope with the competitive realities of today's global economy.
Lavery De Billy
On September 4, 2013, the Ontario Court of Appeal ordered Metron Construction Corporation to pay a fine in the amount of $750 000 for criminal negligence causing death.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The conviction in R. v. Karigar represents a milestone under the CFPOA as the first trial conducted under the Act, and the first conviction of an individual.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Mr. Justice Hackland convicted Nazir Karigar of conspiring to bribe a foreign public official, contrary to the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.
Fasken Martineau
On August 15, 2013, Nazir Karigar was found guilty of offering or agreeing to bribe foreign officials, in contravention of the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA). A hearing date to determine Mr. Karigar’s sentence has not yet been set.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On August 15, 2013, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice convicted Nazir Karigar of offering bribes contrary to section 3(1)(b) of the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA).
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In a recent case the Court of Appeal for British Columbia overturned a lower-court fraud conviction.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
So says Rakoff USDJ in USA v Dreier (SDNY, 2 July 2013); with fraud, as with dysentery, 'even after the infection is contained, the unpleasant after-effects linger interminably.'
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McMillan LLP
On March 13, 2014, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, in connection with a settlement order, commented on a company's disclosure requirements in the context of a takeover bid.
Davis LLP
The issue of Freemen-on-the-Land / Sovereign Citizens in Alberta courts was reignited by the case of Fearn v Canada Customs.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Companies who do business overseas should pay heed to the statements made in February 2014 by Kara Brockmeyer.
McLennan Ross LLP
David G. Myrol reported on a criminal case from Ontario in which a corporation was made vicariously liable for the behaviour of a field level manager.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Under the "Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act", FINTRAC issued an advisory note.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On June 18, 2013, the Parliament of Canada passed legislation to amend the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Use of DPAs became available to designated prosecutors in the UK for various corporate offences including fraud
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
DPAs are sentencing agreements negotiated between a prosecution authority and a corporation charged with an offence.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In response to a request from Ukraine, the Canadian government has imposed economic sanctions in the form of asset freezes against former President Viktor Yanukovych and 17 others.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Canada’s foreign anti-bribery law, the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), makes it a serious criminal offence for Canadians and Canadian companies to bribe foreign government officials.
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