May 27, 2020 - Preventing corruption is a day-to-day challenge that requires society as a whole to become aware of the necessity to foster a real cultural shift. Although legislation and internal policies remain essential, they are not sufficient to prevent corruption. They must be supplemented by a...
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.
May 25, 2020 - The federal government has published a draft legislative proposal that would allow for the extension of certain legislative time limits and other periods due to COVID-19. The draft proposal (referenced as the Time Limits and Other Periods Act [COVID-19]) released on May 20, 2020,...