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Cross-Border Investigations: B.C. Court Affirms Broad Power To Issue Legal Process Against Foreign Companies
The Brecknell case raises a host of constitutional, international law and privacy questions that likely have to await a future case to resolve.
Canada
27 Dec 2018
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White-Collar Crime Enforcement
In 2018, Parliament introduced the legislation to bring about those enhancements.
Canada
27 Dec 2018
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Compliance Update - Deferred Prosecution Agreements Finally Come To Canada
The Canadian federal government released Bill C-74 on March 27, 2018. Bill C-74 (a 500-page plus document) proposes amendments to several statutes to give effect to a number of changes ...
Canada
6 Apr 2018
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On The Road To Legalization: Highlights Of Canada's Proposed Cannabis Act
On April 13, 2017, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act...
Canada
9 May 2017
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R v. Perkins: No Jurisdiction To Re-Open Appeal Heard On The Merits
In R v. Perkins, the Court of Appeal for Ontario held that it did not have the jurisdiction to re-open a sentence appeal that had been heard on the merits.
Canada
24 Apr 2017
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U.K. Serious Frauds Office Enters Into Second Deferred Prosecution Agreement To Resolve Corruption And Bribery Charges
The U.K. Serious Frauds Office (the SFO) on July 8, 2016 obtained its second deferred prosecution agreement (DPA).
Canada
19 Aug 2016
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R. V. Boutilier: Crown's Right To Appeal The Constitutional Invalidity Of Dangerous Offender Provisions Of The Criminal Code
The Crown sought to have the respondent designated a dangerous offender under Part XXIV of the Criminal Code.
Canada
13 Jul 2016
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R v. Lacasse: Supreme Court Of Canada Confirms Limited Role Of Courts Of Appeal To Intervene In Criminal Sentences
In criminal matters, sentencing ranges are established to indicate the maximum and minimum sentences that have been imposed for a particular crime.
Canada
9 Jun 2016
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British Columbia (Police Complaint Commissioner) v The Abbotsford Police Department: Determining Whether An Appeal Is Civil Or Criminal In Nature
The British Columbia Court of Appeal affirmed the legal test for determining the nature and character of appeals.
Canada
25 May 2016
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Metron Construction Project Manager Sentenced To 3½ Years In Prison
In December 2009, Metron Construction Corporation (Metron) was repairing exterior balconies on the 14th floor of a high-rise apartment building in Toronto.
Canada
9 Mar 2016
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Competition Criminal Enforcement In Canada - The Year In Review 2015
Osler is pleased to announce the release of our report, Competition Criminal Enforcement in Canada.
Canada
2 Feb 2016
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R V. Noureddine: Improper Use Of Static Jurors And The Scope Of The Harmless Error Provision
In the case of R v Noureddine, the accused were acquitted of first degree murder charges and subsequently convicted on charges of second degree murder.
Canada
29 Dec 2015
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R. v. Hartman: Admitting Fresh Evidence On Appeal To Present New Defence
The accused had been convicted of sexual assault before the Provincial Court. At trial and on appeal to the Summary Conviction Appeal Court, he denied sexually assaulting the complainant at all.
Canada
5 Aug 2015
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R. v. Dufour: Ontario Court Of Appeal Divided On When To Stay Re-Incarceration Of Offender On Sentencing Appeal
After the accused's guilty plea, the trial judge sentenced her to one year in prison, less 344 days of pre-sentence custody, and an additional twelve months conditional sentence.
Canada
2 Jul 2015
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R. v. Ebagua: No Right To Seek "Stay Of Sentence" Pending Conviction Appeal
Justice Huscroft of the Ontario Court of Appeal held that there is no right to seek a "stay of sentence" from the Court of Appeal pending a conviction appeal due to an allegation that the sentencing judge would be biased.
Canada
15 Apr 2015
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R. v. Catton: Ontario Court Of Appeal Considers Remedies When Verdicts Found To Be Irreconcilably Inconsistent
[Editor's note: This post is a bit longer than usual, as the case has a number of interesting features.]
Canada
2 Feb 2015
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Canadian Anti-Money Laundering Laws – Some Traps For The Unwary
Canada has had legislation in place to detect and deter money laundering since 1991.
Canada
22 Jan 2015
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Competition Criminal Enforcement In Canada: 2014 Year In Review
Competition regulators pursued another aggressive year of criminal enforcement in Canada.
Canada
10 Jan 2015
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The Civil Consequences Of A Tainted Contract
Recent increases in enforcement actions by the Quebec anti-corruption enforcement unit and the RCMP should be heeded by management of Canadian companies.
Canada
15 Dec 2014
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R. v. P.C.: No Automatic Constitutional Right To State-Funded Counsel For First Appeal In Criminal Cases
Justice Weiler rejected an accused’s argument that he had an automatic right to state-funded counsel for a first appeal in a criminal case.
Canada
15 Oct 2014
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