Feb. 04, 2020 - In a recent decision,1 the Superior Court of Québec held that an authority cannot keep copies of electronic documents seized during a search and seizure after officially notifying the person that it will not bring penal or administrative proceedings against the person. In this decision, the...
Presentation: Plea Agreements in Cartel Cases Under Canada’s Competition Act
Presented as part of a webinar entitled “Fundamental principles of a successful settlement instrument” on March 18, 2014, this overview of the Canadian legal landscape as it relates to cartels examines offences, enforcement, immunity/leniency and sentencing. Plea agreements and the option to settle are discussed in the context of recent court decisions.
Jan. 22, 2020 - In a decision handed down on December 9, 2019,1 the Superior Court of Québec stressed the importance of keeping the identity of whistleblowers and their statements confidential in the context of investigations into wrongdoing within a public body. Confidentiality can be lifted only when there...