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Baker & McKenzie LLP
Canada has formally repealed its exception for "facilitation payments" under its foreign anti-corruption legislation (the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act).
WeirFoulds LLP
International Anti-Corruption Day has been recognized on an annual basis since the passage of the United Nations Convention against Corruption – which Canada has ratified – in 2003.
Fasken Martineau
On October 4, 2017, the House of Commons has unanimously voted to pass Bill S-226, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (the "Act")...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
These include offences of fraud, insider trading, tipping, making a false prospectus, corruption, paying or receiving secret commissions, laundering the proceeds of crime, criminal breach of trust...
Gardiner Roberts LLP
The Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act, S.C. 1998, c. 34 (CFPOA) has been in force since 1999. In June of 2011, the CFPOA streaked across the radar screens of compliance officers....
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
This case represents the SEC's first fraud case for its Cyber Unit.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
After a number of court appearances there has been a major development in the case involving a man who claims he ran over someone to save a woman's life.
Baker & McKenzie
Summary judgment of an action may only be granted when there is no genuine issue requiring a trial and this can be difficult to prove in fraud cases where credibility is often an important factor.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On July 4, 2017, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench released its decision in The Brick Warehouse LP v. Chubb Insurance Company of Canada.
Miller Thomson LLP
On September 18, 2017, the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan handed down its decision in Saskatoon Surgicentre Inc. v. Saskatoon Regional Health Authority.
Baker & McKenzie
The Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act has entered into force. The Act gives Canada the ability to impose unilateral sanctions against "foreign nationals" who are involved in corruption...
Fasken Martineau
On October 31, 2017, the Government of Canada eliminated the facilitation payment exception from the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (the "CFPOA").
Bennett Jones LLP
The government of Canada announced on October 30 that the exception allowing for facilitation payments under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) will be eliminated effective October 31, 2017.
Cassels Brock
The Canadian government has eliminated the exception allowing for facilitation payments under Canada's anti-corruption regime effective October 31, 2017.
Goodmans LLP
On October 31, 2017, certain changes were made to the CFPOA – Canada's international anti-bribery and corruption legislation – to make the payment of "facilitation payments"...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On October 31, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey released its decision in Posco Daewoo America Corp. v. Allnex USA...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On November 3, 2017, the Government of Canada introduced regulations under the recently enacted Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) (SML) imposing an asset freeze ...
Langlois lawyers, LLP
In Teva Canada Limited v. TD Canada Trust, the Supreme Court of Canada found two banks liable for a $5.5 million cheque fraud scheme carried out by a former employee of the appellant...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Global Affairs Canada has just announced that the repeal of the facilitation payment exception in the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act ("CFPOA") is now in effect (as of October 31, 2017).
Gardiner Roberts LLP
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On October 31, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey released its decision in Posco Daewoo America Corp. v. Allnex USA...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On October 27, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada released its long-awaited decision in Teva Canada Ltd. v. TD Canada Trust.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In September, Lino Matteo, the former CEO of Mount Real Corp., was found guilty of 270 violations of Quebec's Securities Act for his role in the Mount Real Ponzi scheme.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Ontario Court of Appeal
Devry Smith Frank LLP
After a number of court appearances there has been a major development in the case involving a man who claims he ran over someone to save a woman's life.
Goodmans LLP
On October 31, 2017, certain changes were made to the CFPOA – Canada's international anti-bribery and corruption legislation – to make the payment of "facilitation payments"...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On July 4, 2017, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench released its decision in The Brick Warehouse LP v. Chubb Insurance Company of Canada.
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