The federal government’s rules around the integrity of the procurement process also apply to real estate, in particular, the possibility that leases with the federal crown as tenant can be terminated for breach of anti-corruption provisions.
Two high-profile cases in late 2018 demonstrate both the potentially grave consequences of securities law violations and the difficulties prosecutors face in securing convictions for white collar crime.
When it comes to employee travel, the risk landscape is changing for Canadian employers. The nature and extent of security and safety risks faced by today's business traveller are expanding, and conditions on the ground for international travellers are becoming more unpredictable. In parallel with these changes, we are witnessing a tidal wave of new occupational health and safety statutes and regulations aimed at preventing work-related violence, including recent examples in Ontario, Manitoba and Newfoundland.
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