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Cozen O'Connor
Vancouver, B.C., July 27, 2021 — Cozen O'Connor continues to grow its presence in Canada with the addition of distinguished litigator Laesha J. Smith to the firm's Vancouver office.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Financial crime compliance costs have skyrocketed this past year, with the United States increasing total spending by $8.8 billion in 2020 alone, as reported in a recent LexisNexis Global Report ...
Torkin Manes LLP
In 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in the Carter decision that sections of the Criminal Code which made it illegal for anyone, including a physician...
Dentons
Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties (MLATs) are one of the most important tools available to law enforcement agencies conducting international investigations.
Cassels
In the federal government's 2021 budget released on April 19, 2021, it announced that it would "launch a consultation on lowering the criminal rate of interest in the Criminal Code of Canada...
Gardiner Roberts LLP
For several years, the Canadian government has begun to focus on "snow washing", the purifying of illegitimate funds through using shell corporations to launder money in Canada.
Bennett Jones LLP
On May 11, 2021, Bill C-274, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (Criminal Code Interest Rate) received first reading in the House of Commons. The Bill proposes to amend the definitions.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The Court of Appeal of Québec (CAQ) handed down its decision in Bédard c. Directeur des poursuites criminelles et pénales on 4 March 2021 (Bédard)...
MNP
As sectors of the economy prepare to return to a post-COVID normal, the impact of the containment policies intended to control the pandemic as well as the related business disruptions will continue reshaping businesses across the globe.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In an earlier Police Legal Update, we reviewed the Court of Appeal's decision in Clark v Ontario (Attorney General), 2019 ONCA 311 where the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a trial judge's decision to strike a claim in negligence...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
When people get older and their mental capacity dwindles, it can be a great relief to have someone else look after one's financial affairs.
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.
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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