Mondaq Canada: Criminal Law
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On July 28, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has agreed to a $12 million settlement, which includes a $3 million penalty.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In "Burning Love", Elvis pleaded with the Lord to have mercy.
McLennan Ross LLP
The recent Alberta Court of Appeal decision 1007374 Alberta Ltd v Ruggieri, is an interesting case that affirms an important trial court decision on fraudulent conveyances and oppression.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
What can companies take away from the United States Department of Justice's arrest of several senior FIFA officials last week, and ongoing investigation into corruption in soccer?
Torkin Manes LLP
Sexual abuse of children is a worldwide epidemic that must be fought on a number of fronts including legislation.
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.
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There is another court decision out of the well-known tragedy in Toronto involving five workers who fell from the thirteenth floor of a high-rise building on December 24, 2009.
Citizens of many countries may be surprised to discover that if you have been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), you can be found criminally inadmissible to Canada. If you are found criminally inadmissible to Canada, you will not be allowed to enter the country. There are certain legal avenues that can allow a person to enter Canada despite having been convicted of an impaired driving offense.
FWCanada Inc.
If you have been convicted or arrested for a white collar crime, you may be criminally inadmissible to Canada.
FWCanada Inc.
A new study was published this month by WalletHub ranking the fifty US states and the District of Columbia on strictness and leniency in dealing with DUIs and DWIs.
Dentons (Canada)
Several clients have contacted me in recent weeks after receiving telephone calls from individuals who claim to be from the Canada Revenue Agency.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Topics covered include summary judgment, new issues on appeal, child and spousal support payment calculations, appeal rights under the Bankruptcy Act, and priority of creditors in garnishments proceedings.
Lawson Lundell LLP
High profile professional cases of on-field misconduct have generated considerable headlines in the past, but what about when you or me laces em' up and goes out on the weekend to play beer league sports?
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The accused had been convicted of sexual assault before the Provincial Court. At trial and on appeal to the Summary Conviction Appeal Court, he denied sexually assaulting the complainant at all.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On June 1, 2015, Canada's Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act ("ESTMA" or "the Act") came into force.
Three civil suits have been commenced against Rev. David Woodall, a former United Church minister, and associated United Church entities.
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