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Breach Of Court Order Leads To Jail Time
The British Columbia Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal from an order of the province's Supreme Court,
Canada
21 Jun 2019
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The Press Freedom Paradox In R. v. Vice Media: The Supreme Court Of Canada's Review Of Press Freedoms Versus The Investigative Powers Of Police
On November 30, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in R. v. Vice Media Canada Inc., a case many describe as pitting press freedoms against the investigative powers of police
Canada
19 Dec 2018
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The Press Freedom Paradox In R. v. Vice Media: The Supreme Court Of Canada's Review Of Press Freedoms Versus The Investigative Powers Of Police
On November 30, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in R. v. Vice Media Canada Inc., a case many describe as pitting press freedoms against the investigative powers of police.
Canada
18 Dec 2018
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R. c. Fournier: A Recent Lesson In Indifference To Workplace Safety, And In Jail Sentences
On March 1, the Court of Quebec registered the first manslaughter conviction against an employer/supervisor in Canada for a workplace accident. A few weeks ago, the Court sentenced that employer/supervisor to an 18-month jail term.
Canada
24 Oct 2018
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Teva Canada, Cheque Fraud And Risk Allocation For Collecting Banks
In a fiercely-contested, 5-4 split decision, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that a company victimized by employee cheque fraud can recover its $5.5-million loss from the banks ...
Canada
23 Nov 2017
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Supreme Court Of Canada Allocates Cheque Fraud Risks To Banks
The Supreme Court of Canada has released its decision in Teva Canada Ltd. v. TD Canada Trust, 2017 SCC 51 ("Teva").
Canada
8 Nov 2017
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New Civil And Criminal Consequences For ‘Revenge Porn'
There have been many cases in the media lately about ‘revenge porn' or nonconsensual pornography – the explicit portrayal of an individual without their consent.
Canada
18 Aug 2017
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Supreme Court Of Canada To Clarify Banks' Defences To Cheque Fraud
Fraudulent cheques create significant risks for banks. The law in this area is uncertain and challenging, and does not clearly allocate risks among the various parties to a fraudulent cheque transaction.
Canada
22 Dec 2016
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How The European Union Uses Data To Prevent Crime
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.
European Union
8 Jun 2016
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Criminal Law And Health And Safety In The Workplace For Businesses And Their People
On December 24, 2009, four men died and one was seriously injured while they were performing work at a high rise building.
Canada
26 Jan 2016
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Criminal Law And Health And Safety Law Converge To Enforce Duties Against All Workplace Parties
Both Criminal Code charges and provincial health and safety charges were laid against a wide array of those responsible for the project.
Canada
14 Jan 2016
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New Year, New World? Sentencing Under The Occupational Health And Safety Act
Historically, penalties against individuals convicted of offences under the Occupational Health and Safety Act ("OHSA") were limited to fines.
Canada
2 Feb 2015
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Payment Scams
A number of payment scams have been propogated recently which focus on lawyers.
Canada
5 Apr 2012
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i Trade Finance Inc. v. Bank of Montreal
When a fraud is perpetrated in a lending transaction, the result is often that there are too few assets remaining to satisfy creditors, and those assets are subject to competing claims.
Canada
28 Jun 2011
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Impact Of Money Laundering And Terrorist Financing Legislation On Real Estate Developers
As part of the Canadian government's crack down on money laundering and terror financing, which began in 1999 and is now being brought up to international standards, real estate developers will soon be faced with a greater regulatory burden.
Canada
9 Feb 2009
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Section 347 Of The Criminal Code And Everyday Commercial Transactions
The recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Peter De Wolf v. Bell ExpressVu Inc. and Bell ExpressVu L.P. ("ExpressVu") adds to the growing number of class action judgments that illustrate the problematic provisions of section 347 of the Criminal Code, which enshrines a 60% annual interest limit to anyone who enters into an agreement to advance credit.
Canada
25 Jan 2009
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