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White Collar Defence And Investigations: 2016 Year In Review
Overall, 2016 cannot be considered a robust year for the prosecution of white collar criminal cases in Canada.
Canada
15 Feb 2017
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New Criminal Finance Bill Could Make Employers Liable For Corporate Crimes Committed By Employees
Reports suggest that Government will introduce a new Criminal Finance Bill which is currently being discussed by ministers.
UK
20 Oct 2016
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Fraud Industry: Latest News And Legal Decisions - October 2016
Gowling WLG's fraud and asset recovery experts bring you the latest news and legal decisions affecting the fraud industry.
Canada
19 Oct 2016
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Alton Towers & Network Rail: Did September Represent A Step-Change In Fines For Very Large Organisations?
With effect from 1 February 2016, every court sentencing a health and safety conviction, must follow the Sentencing Council's Definitive "Guideline for Health and Safety Offences..."
UK
18 Oct 2016
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Gives Much-Needed Clarity To Bank's Defences In Cases Of Fraud
In the recent Court of Appeal decision in Teva Canada Limited v Bank of Montreal, the Court continued to shift the burden of preventing employee fraud ontp the company defrauded...
Canada
26 Feb 2016
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Ontario Starts 2015 With High-Penalty Fatality Convictions
The Ontario Ministry of Labour started the new year off by obtaining convictions in three high-profile workplace fatality prosecutions.
Canada
2 Feb 2015
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The Usual Suspects? The Scope of Corporate Criminal Liability Under Canadian Antitrust Law
On August 9, 2013, Les Pétroles Global Inc ("Global"), a Canadian retail gasoline operator, was convicted by the Quebec Superior Court of conspiring to fix gasoline prices in two markets in the province of Quebec based on the criminal conduct of its managing director, who also pleaded guilty to the same offence
Canada
24 Oct 2013
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Update - Amendments To The Corruption Of Foreign Public Officials Act
On June 18, 2013, the Parliament of Canada passed legislation to amend the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.
Canada
1 Jul 2013
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The Canadian Institute - Anti Corruption And Bribery Compliance US, UK, EU And Canada: How Does It All Fit Together?
Compared to the relevant legislation in the U.S. and U.K. Canada's Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act is an exceedingly quick read.
Canada
18 Jul 2012
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President Guilty In Christmas Eve Fatalities' Charges: Metron Construction Pleads Guilty To OHS Criminal Negligence
On Friday, June 15, 2012, Metron Construction entered a guilty plea to one charge of criminal negligence causing death under the Criminal Code as amended by Bill C-45. At the same time, its President, Mr. Joel Swartz, P.Eng. pleaded guilty to four contraventions of the Ontario regulatory statute, Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).
Canada
25 Jun 2012
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Stock Option Backdating: What Every Director Should Now Know
American courts have brought the practice of stock option backdating to the forefront. Described by the Wall Street Journal as "the perfect payday", some company executives and directors are now beginning to suffer the consequences of a practice that saw several of them draw undue profits after issuing stock options on dates hand-selected to coincide with favourable exercise prices.
Canada
12 Jun 2007
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