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The first test of the supplier integrity rules

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 29 2014

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) has announced that it is examining the effect of Hewlett Packard's (HP) guilty plea to charges of

AMLATF compliance in syndicated loan transactions

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 25 2014

Multi-lender loans require special consideration from the standpoint of compliance with money laundering and anti-terrorist financing ("AMLATF"

Insider trading: Securities Commission to think twice about excessive sanctions and speculation

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 24 2014

In a rare appellate court decision, the Court of Appeal in Walton v. Alberta (Securities Commission), 2014 ABCA 273, has set aside a decision by the

OSC issues notice of hearing to approve no-contest settlement agreement with Sino-Forest auditors

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 24 2014

On September 19, 2014, the Ontario Securities Commission released a Notice of Hearing,advising a hearing has been scheduled for late September to

Further toughening of Canada’s sanctions against Russia

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, Russia, Ukraine
  • -
  • September 23 2014

The initial round of economic sanctions imposed by the Canadian Government in March 2014 in response to Russia's military intervention in Crimea

Lessons from GlaxoSmithKline’s record $492 million bribery fine in China

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada, China
  • -
  • September 23 2014

On September 19, 2014, pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) announced that its Chinese subsidiary had been found guilty of bribing health

Imprisonment for Ponzi schemes: how long is long enough?

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

Under section 380.1(1) and (1.1) of the Criminal Code, courts are required to consider the following non-exhaustive list of factors as being

Two recent Alberta court cases re-emphasize the desirability of securities enforcement options

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 11 2014

In previous entries posted on this blog, we have identified challenges securities regulators and prosecutors face in successfully bringing insider

Walton v Alberta (Securities Commission)

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 3 2014

On August 29, 2014, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in Walton v Alberta(Securities Commission), 2014 ABCA 723 ("Walton"). The

What happens when OSC Staff can’t prove its allegations? Lessons from the Baffinland insider trading saga

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 2 2014

Securities regulators pursuing allegations of insider trading typically allege not only that Respondents have violated the statute but also that