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Knowledge Of Fraudulent Person Can't Be Attributed To Company
The Supreme Court of Canada answered a delicate question in its Christine DeJong Medicine P.C. v. DBDC Spadina decision:
Canada
30 Jul 2019
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Supreme Court Rejects Weakened Test For Attributing Fraud To Corporations
In Christine DeJong Medicine Professional Corporation v. DBDC Spadina Ltd.,1 the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) unanimously held that when an officer of a corporation defrauds
Canada
10 Jun 2019
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Free Trade Deal Reached After 11 Countries Sign CPTPP
The 11 countries part of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) signed the deal on March 8 in Santiago, Chile.
Canada
14 Mar 2018
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Supreme Court Rules Banks Liable For Cheque Fraud
In Teva Canada Ltd. v. TD Canada Trust (Teva) 2017 SCC 511 the majority of the Supreme Court of Canada overlooked the administrative fault of a corporate drawer of cheques in the allocation of cheque fraud losses.
Canada
6 Nov 2017
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Facilitation Payments Now Prohibited Under Corruption Of Foreign Public Officials Act
The Government of Canada has removed the facilitation payment exception in the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA).
Canada
3 Nov 2017
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Courts On Both Sides Of The Border Clarify Law Of Tipping
On December 6, the Ontario Divisional Court released its decision in Finkelstein v. Ontario, an appeal from the high-profile decision of the Ontario Securities Commission holding that a Bay Street lawyer...
Canada
14 Dec 2016
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Criminal Interest Revisited: Apparent Immunity For Equity Kickers
Most commercial lenders might be surprised to learn that it can be a criminal offence to receive or contract for too high a rate of return.
Canada
12 Aug 2016
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The OSC Whistleblower Program: What Employers Need To Know
On July 14, the Ontario Securities Commission formally launched its Whistleblower Program (OSC Policy 15-601), which seeks to encourage individuals and companies to report suspected violations of Ontario securities laws.
Canada
20 Jul 2016
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Changes To Ontario's Securities Act Close Another Gap In The Insider Trading Rules
On July 8, 2016, the Ontario Securities Act (the Act) was amended to prohibit a person who possesses undisclosed material information from recommending trades or encouraging others to trade in securities of the issuer.
Canada
15 Jul 2016
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LBO Investors Shielded From Creditors' State Law Fraudulent Conveyance Claims
Section 546(e) securities safe harbor provision protects shareholder settlement payments in LBO transactions from constructive fraudulent conveyance attack by individual or collective creditors.
Canada
13 Apr 2016
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Prosecuting The Misuse Of Material Non-public Information In Canada Insider Trading And (Far) Beyond
Securities legislation across Canada prohibits conduct that is considered a misuse of material non-public information, by making insider trading and tipping unlawful.
Canada
12 Apr 2016
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Sovereign Wealth Fund Not Immune From U.S. Securities Fraud Suit
A U.S. court has ruled that a sovereign wealth fund is subject to U.S. securities fraud claims when U.S. investors rely on misrepresentations by the fund.
United States
13 Mar 2016
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U.S. Supreme Court Further Restricts Securities Fraud Suits, Citing Protection Of U.S. Markets
In a much-anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court continued on its recent course of limiting the reach of private securities fraud lawsuits under section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The Court concluded, in Stoneridge Investment Partners LLC v. Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.
Canada
31 Jan 2008
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Will Stock Options Backdating Scandals Come To Canada?
The scandals surrounding the backdating of stock options continue to mount in the United States. In testimony before the Senate Committee on Finance, the director of the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed that as of September, this division was investigating over 100 companies for possible fraudulent reporting of stock option grants.
Canada
13 Nov 2006
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Sound Document Retention Policies More Important Than Ever
The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Arthur Andersen’s 2002 criminal conviction for obstructing justice by deliberately shredding documents pertaining to Enron.
Canada
17 Jun 2005
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