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Torkin Manes LLP
For most civil actions in Ontario, a plaintiff must bring their lawsuit against the defendant within two years. But the two-year limitation period may be postponed where the action is not yet ...
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development published a report in February 2021 titled "Ending the Shell Game: Cracking Down on the Professionals Who Enable Tax and White Collar Crimes
Devry Smith Frank LLP
If you have been arrested by the police and are now required to navigate the criminal justice system, it is useful to know in advance what to expect, particularly with an eye to the latest changes to criminal court proceedings amidst the pandemic.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In R v Ward, 2020 ONSC 5808, and Jamieson v Her Majesty the Queen, 2020 NBQB 194, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Queen's Bench
Torkin Manes LLP
Scientific studies have shown that individuals first exposed to criminal victimization as children or in adolescence have significantly lower life-course income...
Clark Wilson LLP
In a recent decision, the British Columbia Supreme Court grappled with an estate dispute where a deceased was survived by two spouses.
Scott Venturo Rudakoff LLP
Whether or not a company has experienced an employee fraud, it is important that management and those charged with governance consider the risk of fraud for the organization and the appropriate measures to put in place to mitigate those risks.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
La Cour supérieure de justice de l'Ontario a publié une nouvelle décision d'importance, Caplan v. Atas, 2021 ONSC 670 (« Caplan»), qui reconnaît un nouveau délit, celui de harcèlement par internet.
Scott Venturo Rudakoff LLP
In our last article - Mitigating the Company's Risk After an Employee Fraud - we discussed a few of the steps a company should take to preserve evidence, protect its position pending litigation, as well as some costs and benefits ...
Scott Venturo Rudakoff LLP
Your company has received an allegation that one of its employees has stolen from it and has now completed the steps discussed in our first article – Managing Corporate Risk When Employee Fraud is Suspected.
Scott Venturo Rudakoff LLP
When a company first becomes aware of financial irregularities in its business, the first reaction is usually to get to the bottom of the concerns.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In Canada, police have a statutory and common law duty to investigate crime. The duty is owed to the public generally and not specific individuals, including victims of crime
Torkin Manes LLP
There are some interesting legal issues that arise for sexual abuse survivors when there are related criminal and civil proceedings.
McMillan LLP
The International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) - Cybersecurity Canada 2021 guide covers common issues in cybersecurity laws and regulations, including cybercrime, applicable laws...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In the recent decision of MacKinnon v. Halton Regional Police Services Board et al, 2020 ONSC 6908, the Ontario Superior Court dismissed a plaintiff's claim on a motion for summary judgment for being commenced ...
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
In a recent decision, the Court of Québec permanently stayed the prosecution of tax fraud charges made against a corporation and two related individuals after finding "serious
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Social engineering fraud occurs when impostors manipulate employees via fraudulent emails into voluntarily parting with the company's money.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On November 5, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled for the first time on the scope of the protection against cruel and unusual treatment or punishment guaranteed under section 12
Field LLP
The insured was held to be covered for "direct physical damage", being loss/corruption of electronic data and software, and for a reduction of efficiency in the computer system caused by a ransomware attack.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In R v. Director of the Serious Fraud Office ("KBR") [2021] UKSC 2, the UK Supreme Court recently unanimously ruled that a US company was not compelled to produce documents it held outside the UK to the UK Serious Fraud Office
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