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Supreme Court Of Canada (Partially) Upholds Judgment Against Former Livent Auditor
On December 20, Canada's highest court released a hotly anticipated decision that is almost certainly the final act in the more than 20 year saga of a formerly pre-eminent theater company...
Canada
3 Jan 2018
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Casinos May Be Liable To Victims Of Problem Gamblers
The Ontario Court of Appeal has reinstated an action against the OLGC brought by third party victims of a fraud committed by a problem gambler who stole their money and spent it on gambling.
Canada
22 Jun 2016
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Supreme Court Of Canada To Hear Landmark Auditor's Liability Case
Two members of Livent's management team, Myron Gottlieb and Garth Drabinsky, were ultimately criminally convicted of fraud and served jail time in connection with the Livent fraud.
Canada
10 Jun 2016
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Fraud Prevention Month
March is Fraud Prevention Month at the Competition Bureau. The annual campaign is aimed at raising awareness about the ever-changing landscape of consumer fraud, and informing Canadians on how to protect themselves.
Canada
3 Mar 2016
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Jury Reached Not-Guilty Verdicts In Major IT Service Bid-Rigging Case
Seven individuals and three companies charged in a bid-rigging scheme for IT contracts with the Government of Canada have been found not guilty by the jury, after a lengthy trial which concluded in April 2015.
Canada
6 May 2015
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CBA’s Anti-Corruption Team Recommends Policy Changes To PWGSC
Items addressed in the letter include due process and transparency, unified integrity measures, debarment, government leniency programs, and equitable application of rule of law, among other recommendations.
Canada
24 Apr 2015
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It’s Fraud Prevention Month – How Can You Protect Yourself From Fraud?
Julius Caesar was once warned to beware of the Ides of March. Unfortunately, consumers and businesses are at risk from fraudsters year round, not just in March, which the Competition Bureau has proclaimed to be "Fraud Prevention Month".
Canada
25 Mar 2015
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SNC-Lavalin Charged With Foreign Corruption Offences
Canadian engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin has been charged by the RCMP with paying bribes of nearly $48 million to Libyan government officials and defrauding Libya of nearly $130 million.
Canada
23 Feb 2015
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Canadian Businessman Extradited To US On Fraud And Bid Rigging Charges
Canadian businessman John Bennett appeared in a US court last week after his extradition to the US to face bid-rigging, fraud, conspiracy, and kick-back charges.
Canada
18 Nov 2014
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Business Directory Scammer Sentenced
One participant in a business directory scam targeting businesses and non-profit organizations in Canada and the United States was sentenced to 18 months in prison.
Canada
4 Jun 2014
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Deterrence Main Objective Behind Three Year Corruption Sentence
Deterrence and denunciation of bribery of foreign public officials were at the fore as a judge sentenced Ottawa businessman Nazir Karigar to three years in jail.
Canada
29 May 2014
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US Obtains First Ever Extradition From Canada On Antitrust Charges
Canadian businessman John Bennett will be extradited to the US face bid-rigging, fraud, conspiracy, and kick-back charges, the BC Court of Appeal held recently.
Canada
14 May 2014
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Short And Sweet: SCC Clarifies Summary Judgment Rules, Judicial Powers
The Supreme Court of Canada recently clarified how motion judges should exercise their fact-finding and summary judgment powers under rule 20.04(2.1) and (2.2) of the Rules of Civil Procedure. In Hryniak v. Mauldin, 2014 SCC 7 ...
Canada
11 Mar 2014
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Canada’s Foreign Anti-Bribery Law
Canada’s foreign anti-bribery law, the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), makes it a serious criminal offence for Canadians and Canadian companies to bribe foreign government officials.
Canada
5 Mar 2014
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Ottawa Businessman Convicted Of Foreign Corruption
Ottawa businessman Nazir Karigar has been convicted of agreeing to offer bribes to public officials in India in order to obtain preferential treatment for a bid submitted by Cryptometrics to supply facial recognition software and related equipment to Air India.
Canada
21 Aug 2013
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Canada Gets Tough On Foreign Corruption
The amendments to Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act that recently came into force toughens penalties for foreign corruption.
Canada
26 Jun 2013
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Commissioner Announces "Bureau Without Borders"
In a recent speech, Interim Commissioner of Competition John Pecman announced his vision of a "Bureau Without Borders".
Canada
18 Jun 2013
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Individual Charged With Rigging Bids For Real Estate Services
An Ottawa businessman has been charged with rigging bids for real estate advisory services for the federal government. Mr. Louis Facchini, carrying on business as First Porter Consultancy, was charged with bid rigging under the Competition Act as well as fraud under the Criminal Code for allegedly submitting a false invoice with a value exceeding $5,000 to Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
Canada
18 Jun 2013
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Chocolate Cartel Crunched As Price-Fixing Charges Laid
A number of Canada’s most loved chocolate bar makers are accused of conspiring to fix prices for chocolate bars and other chocolate snacks. Nestlé Canada Inc., Mars Canada Inc., and IWAL, a national network of independent wholesale distributors, as well as three executives, two from Nestlé and one from ITWAL, were charged with price fixing offences contrary to section 45 of the Competition Act, the Competition Bureau announced recently.
Canada
18 Jun 2013
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