Mondaq Canada: Criminal Law
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
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.
Lerners
The cover story of this month's Canadian Lawyer magazine underscores how little has really changed in the criminal justice system in terms of prevailing attitudes against women.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
When a firm discovers potential offences under UK and/or Canadian anti-corruption law, we are often asked to advise on how best to mitigate the risks.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Last Friday, the Supreme Court of Canada decided in R. v. Lloyd that a mandatory minimum sentence of one year's imprisonment for a second drug trafficking offence is unconstitutional.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Last week the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the implementation of a pilot program under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
In its recent decision in Teva Canada Limited v. Bank of Montreal, the Ontario Court of Appeal revisited defences available to banks under the Bills of Exchange Act in cases of employee cheque fraud.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On the heels of the March 3, 2016 announcement by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Nordion (Canada) Inc. (Nordion Canada) would be paying $375,000 as civil fine...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
​Recent decisions by financial-sector regulators raise a significant question for Canadian investors and markets: Is there value in offering rewards to encourage whistleblowers to step forward?
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
​In R. v. Dey, the Quebec Court has sentenced a credit card fraudster to 18 months incarceration, followed by two years of probation.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This week, Louis Morisset, the President and CEO of Quebec's Autorité des marchés financiers (the AMF) announced that they "have made suppressing illegal insider trading and market manipulation a top priority".
Bennett Jones LLP
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has concluded an investigation into matters arising from a voluntary disclosure by Nordion Inc.
Lerners
It's time for Ontario to re-establish itself as a Canadian leader in the advancement of the rights of sexual violence and harassment victims with a goal of creating an environment that's more safe...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
When offering paid internships or full-time employment to family members or referrals of Chinese foreign officials, Qualcomm did not evaluate or attempt to mitigate the potential FCPA risks associated with the hires.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Electronic signatures are frequently used by businesses and organizations to efficiently execute and exchange documents.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On March 3, 2016, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission accepted an offer in the amount of $375,000 from Nordion (Canada) Inc. as civil penalty for resolution of an anti-corruption enforcement proceeding.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
​In Meridian Credit Union Limited v Baig, the Ontario Court of Appeal affirmed that silence and half-truths can amount to fraudulent misrepresentation.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
The following are this week's summaries of civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal.
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Fraud is a growing problem in many food and beverage businesses. Most organizations only take steps to improve their controls after a fraud has been discovered and the damage has been done.
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.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The Ontario Court of Justice gave Cruz and Acar each six month conditional sentences, with the first three months of their sentences to be served under house arrest.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In this podcast, Partner Mark Morrison, one of the authors of the Global Compact Network Canada's Anti-Corruption Working Group eBook, discusses the process of an anti-corruption investigation and how data privacy and local laws come into play.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The need for an internal investigation often arises in the midst of a crisis where both internal and external pressures create the risk of internal chaos.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The following are this week's summaries of civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal. The topics covered include bankruptcy, the law of guarantee, the principles of contract interpretation, relief from forfeiture, civil procedure (service of foreign defendants) and family law.
Aird & Berlis LLP
It seems to me – although I have no evidence of this – that the European view on privacy differs somewhat from the view in Canada, which in turn differs from the view in the U.S.
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
Four judgments on cases involving tax fraud through false statements on tax returns have recently been released. Each case is an appeal of the assessment of a gross negligence penalty...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In criminal matters, sentencing ranges are established to indicate the maximum and minimum sentences that have been imposed for a particular crime.
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