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Supreme Court rules on online anonymity potential impact on fraud investigations?

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 18 2014

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

“Winners” and “losers” in alleged Ponzi schemes: court approves bankruptcy trustee’s settlement with parties who did not lose money

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 21 2014

When a Ponzi scheme collapses, as with musical chairs, there will be some investors with a place to sit, while others are bereft of such comfort

A primer on solicitor-client privilege and third-party disclosure

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 23 2013

Solicitor-client privilege is recognized as a fundamental civil right integral to the Canadian legal system.1 Although not absolute, the privilege is

Commercial list fraud trial ends with $10.3 million win for HSBC

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 13 2014

Our litigation team recently secured a $10.3 million judgment in fraud. On the strength of accounts receivable and appraised assets, HSBC extended

Insolvency - 201314 annual case update

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 7 2014

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions ("OFSI") and the pension plan administrator for Aveos, Aon Hewitt, brought a motion

MacDermid, Inc. v. Deiter, 702 F.3d 725 (2d Cir. 2012)

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 25 2013

Plaintiff MacDermid Chemicals ("MacDermid"), a Connecticut company, decided to terminate the employment of Defendant Jackie Deiter, who worked and

Ontario Court of Appeal finds a new tort for the invasion of privacy

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 23 2012

On 18 January 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in the case of Jones v. Tsige, recognizing a common law tort for the invasion of privacy in rare circumstances

Summary judgment for investment fraud upheld by Supreme Court of Canada

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 23 2014

In Hryniak v. Mauldin, released January 23, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld the finding of fraud against Toronto businessman Robert Hyrniak

Canadian courts are keeping the CRA honest!

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 31 2013

A few months ago, an esteemed member of the Canadian Judiciary delivered a powerful address to a local group of Canadian tax practitioners. The

Supreme Court of Canada upholds ban on private label drugs

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 22 2014

On November 22, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously upheld Ontario's ban on the sale of private label generic drugs by pharmacy chains. In