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Deferred Prosecution Agreements: A French Approach To Considering The Public Interest
Deferred Prosecution Agreements ("DPAs") became household conversation in 2018 when Canada's Director of Public Prosecutions
Canada
1 Oct 2019
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Cooperating Witnesses Not Confidential Informers - Competition Bureau Updates Immunity And Leniency Programs Under The Competition Act
The Immunity and Leniency Programs under the Competition Act[1] are powerful tools employed by the Competition Bureau and the Public Prosecution Service of Canada ("PPSC")
Canada
12 Jul 2019
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Deferred Prosecution Agreements And The "National Economic Interest"
Deferred prosecution agreements ("DPA") have been a hot topic lately, owing largely to the attention that the agreements have received in relation to the SNC-Lavalin prosecution.
Canada
2 Jul 2019
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Registered Dealers, Advisers And Entities Relying On Registration Exemptions Take Note - Canada Adds New Individuals To Its Sanctions List
Such monthly reports are due to be filed with the Reporting Entity's principal regulator the 14th day of each month.
Canada
10 Jan 2019
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The Court Of Appeal Puts An End To 'Jail On The Couch' Sentences For Bid-Rigging
Let it be known, the message sent by the Court of Appeal (the "Court") in the cases of Pasquale Fedele, Jacques Lavoie and Patrick Alain could not be any clearer.
Canada
6 Dec 2018
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Deferred Prosecution Agreements - A New Canadian Regime
With the growing sophistication and globalization of corporations, countries are increasingly looking for new methods to combat and prosecute corporate crime.
Canada
31 Jul 2018
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Canada Announces The Creation Of The Remediation Agreement Regime And Improvements To The Integrity Regime To Tackle Corporate Crime
As mentioned in our previous bulletin, the Government of Canada recently initiated a public consultation process regarding the adoption of Deferred Prosecution Agreements ("DPAs") in Canada.
Canada
5 Apr 2018
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Foreign Corruption: Canada Makes "Facilitation Payments" Illegal
The Canadian government has repealed the exemption for "facilitation payments" that has been contained in the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act since it was enacted in 1998.
Canada
1 Nov 2017
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Government Of Canada Announces Public Consultation Regarding Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs)
The Government of Canada has recently announced that it will be conducting a public consultation regarding the possibility of adopting DPA as a new way of addressing corporate criminal liability in Canada.
Canada
13 Oct 2017
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Rigging The Bid: Finding Fraud In A Regulated Setting
In the recent decision of R v Fedele, the Court of Québec has effectively adopted the approach set out by the Supreme Court of Canada in R v Riesberry regarding the interpretation...
Canada
6 Jul 2017
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Who Ya Gonna Call (Out)? Government Of Canada Introduces Tip Line To Report Federal Contract Fraud.
On April 20, 2017, the Government of Canada took another step to enhance the Integrity Regime for government contracting, with the introduction of a new Federal Contracting Fraud Tip Line.
Canada
24 Apr 2017
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Fraud Overcomes All
Fraudsters are the thinking person's criminal. They not only plan the fraud, but they plan their exit strategy if they get caught.
Canada
15 Oct 2016
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Foreign Corruption: Canada's Top Court Shields Top Bank and Whistleblowers
A recent unanimous ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") delivered a significant legal victory for international institutions in the fight against corruption, ..
Canada
19 Jul 2016
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New Québec Tax Certificate Requirement For Québec Construction Contractors And Employee Placement Agencies
In recent years the Québec government has expended considerable effort to fight tax evasion, particularly within the employee placement/temporary worker and construction industries.
Canada
1 Apr 2016
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Fraud In Regulated Settings: Detrimental Reliance By The Victim Not Always Required
In the recent decision of R. v. Riesberry, the Supreme Court of Canada reiterated the elements that the Crown needs to prove to establish the criminal offence of fraud.
Canada
22 Jan 2016
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Recent Trends And Developments Under Canada's Corruption Of Foreign Public Officials Act
In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of investigations conducted and criminal proceedings brought under the Canadian Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act("CFPOA").
Canada
6 Nov 2015
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British Columbia Securities Commission Seeks To Limit Exercise Of Public Interest Power In The Enforcement Context
The public interest power has been the subject of much controversy, and increasingly so with its more frequent use by securities regulators in Canada.
Canada
21 May 2015
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The Karigar Sentence And The Future Of Anti-Corruption Sentencing Under The CFPOA
Casting the First Stone: The Karigar case was the first real test of Canada's anti-corruption legislation.
Canada
2 Jun 2014
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The Consequences Of Failure To Disclose Material Information – Lions Gate Agrees To Pay SEC Significant Financial Penalty
On March 13, 2014, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, in connection with a settlement order, commented on a company's disclosure requirements in the context of a takeover bid.
Canada
26 Mar 2014
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Did The City Of Toronto Council Have The Right To Strip The Mayor Of His Powers?
"This is a modern-day overthrow of an elected official. This is wrong," – Mayor Rob Ford as quoted by CBC.ca
Canada
5 Dec 2013
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