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Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
In a recent Ontario Small Claims Court decision, a deputy judge was faced with a situation where a business e-mail compromise resulted in settlement funds being redirected to a fraudster rather than
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In the recent decision of Barrs v. Halton Regional Police Service, 2019 ONSC 4403, BLG was successful in having a plaintiff's claim dismissed on a motion for summary judgment.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The percentage rises to 96% in the United States, which is one of the leading enforcers of foreign bribery offences.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Henceforth, nationality is sufficient for Canadian jurisdiction.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Remediation agreements, known as deferred prosecution agreements in the United States and United Kingdom, are a new tool for enforcing and resolving corporate crime in Canada.
Torys LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada answered a delicate question in its Christine DeJong Medicine P.C. v. DBDC Spadina decision:
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Dans Gescoro inc. c. Rémillard, la Cour d'appel du Québec s'est prononcée sur la question suivante : qui, entre deux parties innocentes, doit subir la perte liée à un chèque fait à l'ordre d'une personne ayant usurpé l'identité d'autrui?
Gardiner Roberts LLP
The Supreme Court's recent decision in Christine DeJong Medicine Professional Corporation v. DBDC Spadina Ltd. (DBDC Spadina)
Corporate board members devote significant time to financial oversight and strategy, while often neglecting steps needed to protect
Rogers Partners LLP
Courts can bar recovery in tort based on a plaintiff's immoral or illegal conduct only in very limited circumstances.
Aird & Berlis LLP
The British Columbia Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal from an order of the province's Supreme Court,
Gowling WLG
Fraud continues to be an issue faced by businesses and individuals in Canada and internationally. In asset recovery, the equitable doctrine of knowing assistance is often used to catch
On May 13, 2019, the Honourable Justice W.N. Renke of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta released his decision in Day v. Woodburn ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
A less stringent standard, adopted by the majority of the Ontario Court of Appeal, was rejected.
Babin Bessner Spry LLP
In a recent decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal set aside a partial summary judgment for fraud.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On April 4, 2019, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision in G v Ontario (Attorney General), finding that the presumptive effect of provincial and federal sex offender registry legislation was unconstitutional as it applies to persons
Bennett Jones LLP
In Canada, corporate criminal liability is increasingly becoming an area of focus for regulators, law enforcement officers, and the public.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
Robert Frost wrote that "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both." The legislation for deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs /remediation agreements)
TaxChambers LLP
The SNC-Lavalin affair has dominated the Canadian news media for two months without complete revelation of what really happened.
McCague Borlack LLP
This article takes a high-level perspective of the regulation of the fur farming industry in Canada, with a specific focus on the predominant fur-bearing species raised on fur farms in Canada: minks and foxes.
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Topics covered included another decision in the ongoing Residential School Settlement saga (procedural fairness), family law (unequal division of property and striking pleadings for failure to comply with disclosure order)
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Hughes v. Liquor Control Board of Ontario, the Court affirmed a motion judge's dismissal of a proposed class action against the LCBO stemming from an agreement between the LCBO and Brewer's
Bennett Jones LLP
After 13 months of negotiations, the United States, Mexico and Canada have concluded the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Dermann v. Baker, 2019 ONCA 584, the Court considered the qualifying of certain witnesses as experts for the purposes of r. 53.03 of the Rules of Civil Procedure
Devry Smith Frank LLP
By now we have all been subjected to the tragic details of television star Jussie Smollett's alleged attack in Chicago earlier this year.
Crowe MacKay LLP
According to Insurance Claim Data Powerful, big-engined vehicles top the list compiled by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
The plaintiffs, Allan Jay Gordon, James A. Deacur and Associates Ltd. [and James Allan Deacur sought damages from the government of Canada alleging that the Canada Revenue Agency conducted tortious act in its criminal investigation.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Lawson Lundell LLP
A recent Supreme Court of Canada case highlights the importance of procedural and substantive decisions where restitutionary damages are to be calculated on an aggregate basis.
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