Symposium on White Collar Crime
Mary Mulligan spoke on recent trends in white collar prosecution defense and government investigations at the Ontario Bar Association Symposium on White Collar Crime on November 21 in Toronto. The program was chaired by Norman Keith of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, and Karen Manarin, Deputy Director of the Securities Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission.
Mary spoke with John Fabello of Torys LLP, in a segment titled "Securities Fraud and Insider Trading: Cross-Border Update." It featured an update on Canadian cases, regulations and trends, including the reliance upon circumstantial evidence in administrative proceedings, the use of public interest jurisdiction in "quasi" tipping and insider trading, prosecution in courts versus before tribunals, and the impact of non-uniform legislation. There was also an update on U.S. cases, regulations and trends, including enforcement of the FCPA after the Yates Memo and use of Deferred Prosecution Agreements by the Department of Justice. The segment concluded with a discussion on issues in conducting Cross-Border Investigations.