Mondaq Canada: Criminal Law
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
On December 2, 2014, the OECD published its Foreign Bribery Report. It reviews the first 15 years of the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials.
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.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On Dec. 3, 2014, Transparency International published its Corruption Perceptions Index ("CPI") for 2014.
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.
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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.
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.
WeirFoulds LLP
Contemporary anti-corruption and bribery legislation is distinguished by its extraterritorial reach to conduct abroad as a basis for criminal liability at home.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Our Doing business in Canada publication is a general overview of the principal corporate, tax and other legal considerations that would be of interest to foreign businesses wishing to establish or acquire a business in Canada.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On November 5, 2014, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that the Government of Canada had tabled its proposed Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act (the "Proposed Act").
Levitt & Grosman LLP
On November 4th, Brian Grosman was interviewed on CBC’s "As It Happens" discussing the topic of an investigation launched about the allegations against former "Q" radio host Jian Ghomeshi.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
The law of sister ship arrest in Canada was recently clarified to confirm that sister ship arrests cannot be ‘stacked’.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
On December 2, 2014, the OECD published its Foreign Bribery Report. It reviews the first 15 years of the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
A memorandum of agreement between the federal government and the governments of participating provinces formalizes the terms and conditions of the new proposed cooperative capital markets regulatory system.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Canadian businessman John Bennett will be extradited to the US face bid-rigging, fraud, conspiracy, and kick-back charges, the BC Court of Appeal held recently.
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