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Supreme Court of Canada affirms robust World Bank immunities in global anti-corruption case
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • May 31 2016

In a recent and unanimous decision, the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed the broad immunities and privileges granted to the archives and personnel of

Thawing out an asset freeze
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 27 2016

One of the most powerful pre-judgment remedies available to a plaintiff is a Mareva injunction freezing the defendant’s assets before trial. The

Applications for leave to appeal granted - 26 May 2016
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 26 2016

Jeremy Peers was charged with thirty-three offences under s. 194 of the Securities Act, including unregistered trading in securities, non-compliance

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

Significant Developments in Whistleblower Payouts and Protections Continue to Attract Attention
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 24 2016

Whistleblower protections and significant bounties paid to whistleblowers in the U.S. continue to make headlines, just as issuers in Canada brace for

Foreign Bribery Update - May 2016
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia, Canada, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 23 2016

This Update covers a range of important developments in Australia and overseas in the area of foreign bribery policy, investigations and regulation

O Canada: The U.S.’s Neighbor To The North Proposes Its Own Whistleblower Program
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 17 2016

The Ontario Securities Commission ("OSC"), Canada's largest securities regulator, has proposed establishing its own whistleblower program for

Information shared by World Bank Group with RCMP protected from disclosure
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • May 17 2016

On April 29, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada released its much anticipated decision in World Bank Group v. Wallace. The decision highlights that

Ontario Whistleblowers: OSC Soon Open for Business
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 16 2016

The new whistleblower office of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is set to open this summer. As reported in prior bulletins, the OSC is

Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments for April 2016
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Canada, China, Global, Macau, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 11 2016

In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international