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An Employer’s Vicarious Liability for Employee Fraud

Employee fraud most commonly occurs when an employee commits fraud against their own employer. For…

The Anti-Deprivation Rule Pt. 2: SCC Confirms Test

Last week we visited the primary legal authorities in Ontario on fraud in the event…

The Anti-Deprivation Rule, Part 1: Fraud in Bankruptcy

Protecting or preserving assets during a time of insolvency is a natural temptation of debtors.…

“Knowing Assistance” & “Knowing Receipt” in the Fraud of a Fiduciary

A  fiduciary’s responsibilities or duties are both ethical and legal in nature. The duty arises…

The Enforceability of Arbitration Clauses in Ontario

Whether in a shareholder agreement or an employment contract, the enforceability and permissible scope of…

Fraud and Constructive (Equitable) Fraud

The fundamental core of a finding of fraud is the moral turpitude of the defendant.…

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Our firm has written repeatedly of instances of fraud affecting businesses in Canada, whether by…

Fraud Allegations & The Calculation of Costs

When a plaintiff alleges fraud and subsequently fails to sufficiently prove the allegations in court,…

What Constitutes a Fraudulent Conveyance?

The recent case of Anisman v. Drabinsky is a summary judgment decision from the Ontario…

Willful Blindness and Fraud

When it comes to fraud, people sometimes think that they can claim innocence if they…