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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

Conviction in investment fraud case leads to jail time for father and daughter

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 10 2014

On May 30, 2014, Mr. Justice Richard Danyliuk of the Saskatchewan Queen's Bench sentenced Ronald Fast to seven years in prison for fraud and ordered

“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

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

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

Canada’s top court rules that wiretap laws apply to text messages stored by a mobile carrier

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 15 2013

On March 27, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "Court") released an important decision allowing an appeal by a Canadian wireless carrier to

Anti-fraud monitoring: the employer’s right of surveillance

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 26 2014

Employee surveillance is an excellent and available method by which companies can protect against fraud. Monitoring of company-supplied hardware

Whistleblower protection: the importance of internal policies

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 12 2014

Source: www.personneltoday.com Employees are often reluctant to report suspected misconduct because they fear retaliation from those that are

First jail sentence in Canada for foreign corrupt practices: recognition of the seriousness of a conspiracy to bribe

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

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 conspiring to

British Columbia Court of Appeal upholds Mareva injunction in aid of international arbitral proceedings, overturning lower court

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
  • -
  • June 6 2014

In a decision sure to please the international arbitration bar and those who pursue asset recovery in fraud matters alike, our team was recently