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Important changes to Canada’s AML laws: here we go again

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 3 2014

On March 28, 2014, the federal government introduced important proposed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist

Anti-corruption prosecutions in the resource sector

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • March 31 2014

Companies who do business overseas should pay heed to the statements made in February 2014 by Kara Brockmeyer, the Chief of the U.S. Security and

MFDA establishes whistleblower program

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 28 2014

Earlier this year, the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) announced the establishment of a whistleblower program to receive information

RCMP arrest six in alleged investment fraud

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 27 2014

The RCMP's Greater Toronto Area Financial Crime team has arrested and charged six people in an alleged fraudulent investment scheme. The RCMP has

Considerations in buying a franchise company what to look for and why

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • March 26 2014

In recent years, franchised companies have become an attractive target for private equity companies and other firms focused on investing capital in

OSC adopts new initiatives to strengthen enforcement

  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 26 2014

On March 11, 2014, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) issued Staff Notice 15-702 - Revised Credit for Cooperation Program (Staff Notice 15-702

Continued expansion of U.S., EU and Canadian sanctions on Russian entities and individuals in response to events in Crimea (irb No. 521)

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • Canada, European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • March 24 2014

In response to events in Crimea, the United States, the European Union and Canada have announced new sanctions against Russia. These follow a series

Deferred prosecution agreements now available in the UK for corporate offenders

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 21 2014

Following a consultation process conducted by the UK's Director of the Serious Fraud Office and the Director of Public Prosecutions, use of Deferred

OSC releases 2013 enforcement results

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 21 2014

The Ontario Securities Commission today announced the results of its enforcement program for 2013. Over the course of the last calendar year, the OSC

Canada’s economic sanctions against Russia and the Ukraine

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada, Russia, Ukraine
  • -
  • March 19 2014

On March 17, 2014, Canada enacted economic sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian officials that have been identified as being responsible for