June 24, 2022 - Significant amendments to Canada’s Competition Act (Act) were enacted on June 23, 2022, with the passing of the federal government’s 2022 budget implementation legislation. The amendments foreshadow more aggressive Competition Bureau (Bureau) enforcement of the Act, especially regarding...
Anti-Corruption Legislation in Canada
This publication summarizes Canada’s foreign and domestic anti-corruption legislation in relation to dealings with public officials. It is relevant for both Canadian-based entities operating abroad and foreign and domestic businesses operating in Canada.
June 14, 2022 - The Superior Court of Québec recently published its reasons 1 approving Canada’s first remediation agreement under the Criminal Code, which is Canada’s version of a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA). In his reasons, the Honourable Justice Eric Downs provided an extensive overview of...