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  • $1.7M for CRA’s “Malicious Prosecution” Set Aside on Appeal

    Source: Tax Law Link: .7M for CRA’s “Malicious Prosecution” Set Aside on Appeal The British Columbia Court of Appeal (the “BCCA”) reversed (the “Decision”) a landmark decision (the “Lower Court Decision”) that had awarded a B.C. couple (the “Samaroos”) $1.7 million in damages for the Canada Revenue … Read more »

  • Bribery and Corruption in International Business

    Source: Tax Law Link: Bribery and Corruption in International Business The SNC-Lavalin affair has dominated the Canadian news media for two months without complete revelation of what really happened. All that we know for sure is that SNC-Lavalin was charged with violations under the anti-corruption … Read more »

  • Are you selling to U.S. customers? What the Wayfair decision means to Canadian Companies

    The recent ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.,1 while receiving little coverage here in Canada, may have a substantial impact on how Canadian companies do business in the United States. In what may be a game changer for online retailers, the ruling has … Read more »

  • OFAC Brings the Hammer

    Source: Canada US Link: OFAC Brings the Hammer In March, there was a good deal of consternation in the general press trying to understand news that President Trump had overruled the actions of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) to impose additional sanctions on North Korea. Beside the odd … Read more »

  • Fines and Penalties

    Source: Tax Law Link: Fines and Penalties Section 67.6: “In computing income, no deduction shall be made in respect of any amount that is a fine or penalty (other than a prescribed fine or penalty) imposed under a law of a country or of a political subdivision of a country (including a state, provin … Read more »

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