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Devry Smith Frank LLP
Recently a woman made headlines after a video was posted online showing her hitting her dog on a Toronto subway train. She was later arrested by the Toronto Police and the OSPCA, and the dog was seized.
Aird & Berlis LLP
There have been many cases in the media lately about ‘revenge porn' or nonconsensual pornography – the explicit portrayal of an individual without their consent.
McInnes Cooper
In the not-so-distant past, Canadian enforcement of its anti-corruption and anti-bribery legal regime has been relatively laid-back.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
The days of romantic dates could potentially disappear if the Federal government decides to reduce the legal alcohol limit for licensed drivers.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
A man that was on the verge of marriage, Brett Ryan, 36, pleaded guilty last week to killing his mother, and two of his brothers in August 2016.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
A Toronto-based soldier, Master Warrant Officer Mardie Reyes of the 7th Toronto Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery was charged last week with seven counts of voyeurism, after allegedly recording video of Canadian armed forces members ...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Canna Clinic has been raided for the third time in only two weeks. Canna Clinic is a B.C.-based dispensary chain that has opened up in Toronto.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On July 19, 2017 the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that the Fifth Amendment's prohibition on the use of compelled testimony in American criminal proceedings...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Making many major news headlines last week is a video of a man drowning, while bystanders watch, unwilling to help.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Yesterday's blog outlined the incident that occurred on June 13, 2015, when Mitchell Irwin sped through an intersection, hit a cyclist and left the scene. The cyclist later passed away due to major head trauma.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
A video that surfaced (WARNING: Graphic Content) on the internet of an incident that occurred last Tuesday around 11 a.m., has led to a man being charged for aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
In a previous blog post, we discussed the possibility of a new trial being granted to Christopher Husbands. Husbands was the perpetrator in the 2012 Eaton Centre shootings, which killed two people.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The trial decision regarding Mr. Karigar received widespread attention as it was the first conviction of an individual under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Treatment of prisoners is a big issue that for the most part, goes unseen by many all over the world.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
In addition, the judge reminded the jury that the police conducted a canine search to validate Fallows' third person story, however they were unsuccessful.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The first conviction of an individual entered pursuant to Canada's Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act​ has been unanimously upheld by the Ontario Court of Appeal in R. v. Karigar​.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Last month we published a post about O.J. Simpson being granted a parole hearing for his 2008 arrest.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
On July 6, 2017, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld Karigar's conviction. The Court confirmed that a conspiracy to offer a bribe to a foreign public official is sufficient to establish an offence under the CFPOA.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Karigar appealed on the grounds that Justice Hackland had made several errors in his determination.
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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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
A recent English case offers lessons for Canadian corporations seeking to assert litigation privilege when facing a criminal or quasi-criminal investigation.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In R v. Cody, 2017 SCC 31, the Supreme Court of Canada reiterated its earlier call for reform to the criminal justice system, criticizing a "culture of complacency" toward delays.
Bennett Jones LLP
We live in an age of escalating cybersecurity threats.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries of civil decisions released this week by the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
LexSage
Ontario's highest court, the Ontario Court of Appeal, issued a decision on July 6, 2017 in R. v. Karigar, which takes enforcement of foreign bribery to another level in Canada.
Bennett Jones LLP
We live in an age of escalating cybersecurity threats. Many intrusion threats are social engineering attacks, which seek to gain entry to an organization's computer systems via its personnel...
McInnes Cooper
In the not-so-distant past, Canadian enforcement of its anti-corruption and anti-bribery legal regime has been relatively laid-back.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Karigar appealed on the grounds that Justice Hackland had made several errors in his determination.
LexSage
On April 13, 2017, the Minister of Foreign Affairs introduced Bill C-47 "An Act to amend the Export and Import Permits Act and the Criminal Code (amendments permitting the accession to the Arms Trade Treaty and other amendments)".
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The trial decision regarding Mr. Karigar received widespread attention as it was the first conviction of an individual under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.
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