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The World Bank avoids peril in its efforts to foster International Anti-Corruption Cooperation
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 24 2016

On April 29, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) held that the World Bank Group (the “Bank”) cannot be compelled to turn over volumes of


Family Status Discrimination: HRTO Narrows “Self-Accommodation” Requirement
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 3 2016

A recent decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the “HRTO”) has further defined the scope of the test for “family status” discrimination


Proportionality in Sentencing (Canada): White Collar Offenders Beware
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 11 2016

On December 17th 2015 the Supreme Court of Canada in the decision of R. v. Lacasse sent a warning to ordinarily law abiding citizens who commit


Global Human Rights Compliance & Litigation Update: Hudbay Minerals Inc. Lawsuit Receives International Media Coverage
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • April 15 2016

We recently discussed the rising number of claims against Canadian companies for alleged human rights violations in their overseas operations or


IP Dispatch - March 2016
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, European Union, France, Malaysia, Russia, Turkey, USA
  • March 16 2016

Eyes are on the European Union as the long awaited trademark reform package was approved by the European Parliament at the end of 2015. The new


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


Canada: judicial recognition of risk assessment, R. V. Michaud
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 29 2015

The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently released its decision in R. V. Michaud, 2015 ONCA 585 (“Michaud”). This decision is of importance as the


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


The Rana Plaza class action - is Canada the next frontier for global human rights litigation?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 23 2015

Loblaws, Joe Fresh, Nevsun Resources, Hudbay Minerals, and Tahoe Resources. What do these Canadian companies have in common? They have been targeted


DOJ v. Apple: Key Lessons for Employers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, USA
  • April 7 2016

The U.S. Justice Department announced last week that they were dropping their court action in which they sought to compel Apple to create a backdoor