Draft Updates to Canadian Corporate Compliance Programs Bulletin

On September 18, 2014, the Canadian Competition Bureau (“CCB”) released a draft update of its Corporate Compliance Programs Bulletin (“Bulletin”) for public comment. The...

Canadian court grants first-ever Canada-US extradition on antitrust charges

In a decision of April 4, 2014 (the “Decision”), the British Columbia Court of Appeal (“BCCA”) granted the extradition of an individual to the...

Canadian Supreme Court rules on online anonymity – Potential impact on fraud investigations?

On June 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered the landmark decision of R. v. Spencer (“Spencer“).  In this decision, Mr. Justice Thomas...

First jail sentence in Canada for foreign corrupt practices

Nazir Karigar, a former agent of an Ottawa high-tech company was sentenced on May 23, 2014 to a penitentiary term of three years for...

The Expanding Net of Corporate Criminal Liability in Canada: the New Risk Management

2013 has been an explosive year for the doctrine of corporate criminal liability in  Canada. Employers need to be aware of their potential liability under...

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