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Corporate Attribution And Knowing Assistance: Active Participation Required
The Supreme Court of Canada recently weighed in on the doctrines of knowing assistance and corporate attribution when it overturned the majority decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal...
Canada
20 Jun 2019
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Criminal Records Redux: The New Posting Requirements In The Regulated Health Professions Act
Previously, in What You Need to Know about Police Record Checks, we examined the new framework under the Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 for conducting and obtaining a police record check ...
Canada
29 Mar 2019
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The Perils Of Prediction: Lessons For Regulators In The Age Of Big Data
You've likely read one too many articles that start by telling you that big data is watching you and predicting what you will do or buy next.
Canada
13 Dec 2018
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The Test For Unconscionability In Loan Agreements
Not surprisingly, borrowers often view certain terms in loan and credit agreements as harsh, over-reaching or unusually generous for the lender.
Canada
25 Oct 2018
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The Mareva Injunction: A "Vital Arrow" For Fraud Victims, According To Ontario's Divisional Court
Without giving notice to the Respondents, the Appellants sought leave to appeal the decision of the motion judge.
Canada
23 May 2018
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AML Update: Looking Ahead In 2018: Investment Funds Bulletin
The Proceeds of Crime(Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) provides for there to be a review by Parliament of the administration and operation of the Act every five years.
Canada
22 May 2018
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International Anti-Corruption Day: 9 December
International Anti-Corruption Day has been recognized on an annual basis since the passage of the United Nations Convention against Corruption – which Canada has ratified – in 2003.
Canada
12 Dec 2017
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Tribunal Provides Guidance On Financial Abuse Of Elderly
Canada has an aging population with more Canadians over the age of 65 than under the age of 15.
Canada
27 Apr 2017
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Bill 87: Government's Response To Recommendations Of Sexual Abuse Task Force
On December 8, 2016, Bill 87, Protecting Patients Act, 2016, received first reading.
Canada
28 Feb 2017
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Medical Assistance In Dying ("MAID") From A Regulator's Perspective
The recent legalization of medical assistance in dying (also known by the abbreviation "MAID") is one of the most radical and significant changes to the Canadian health care system in the last century.
Canada
8 Feb 2017
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Sexual Abuse Task Force Recommendations: Why All Professional Regulators Should Pay Attention
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care released the recommendations of the Minister's Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Patients and the RHPA 1991...
Canada
3 Nov 2016
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Don't Turn The Boom Into A Bust: Avoiding The Criminal Consequences Of Public Procurement
In a recent interview with the Globe and Mail, Canada's Commissioner of Competition, John Pecman, said that the Competition Bureau is planning to double the number of training...
Canada
7 Jul 2016
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The Supreme Court Of Canada Overturns Prohibition On Physician-Assisted Suicide
Today the law criminalizing physician-assisted suicide was overturned in the landmark unanimous decision of Carter v. Canada (Attorney General).
Canada
9 Feb 2015
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Tort Liability At Home For Alleged Wrongs Abroad: The Common Law Goes Extraterritorial?
Contemporary anti-corruption and bribery legislation is distinguished by its extraterritorial reach to conduct abroad as a basis for criminal liability at home.
Canada
2 Dec 2014
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Sneaking And Peeking: The Future Of Securities Investigation Has Arrived
In the 1983 classic Scarface, Tony Montana was recorded laundering millions of dollars by a video camera disguised as a clock.
Canada
7 Feb 2014
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The "Tough On Drivers" Agenda
A proposed amendment to the Ontario Highway Traffic Act ("HTA") calls for heightened penalties for drivers convicted of offences where injury or death occurs.
Canada
15 Aug 2011
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i Trade Finance Inc v Bank Of Montreal
The appellant i Trade Finance had advanced money to a company, Webworx Inc., operated by a fraudster. The fraudster used the advances to the company to buy shares in a BMO Nesbitt Burns account which, in turn, were pledged to BMO to obtain additional credit. Both of the parties to this appeal were unaware of the fraud.
Canada
23 Jun 2011
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Reference Re Assisted Human Reproduction Act
On December 22, 2010, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered a divided 4-4-1 decision in Reference re Assisted Human Reproduction Act.
Canada
8 Feb 2011
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