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A Parallel Universe: Navigating Discovery in Concurrent Civil and Criminal Proceedings

by Ward and Smith, P.A. on

As criminal law has expanded into almost every sector of the American economy, one byproduct is the rise of "parallel proceedings"—lawsuits that proceed concurrently in criminal and civil court based on largely the same...more

Court of Appeal of Alberta Allows Sharing Self-Incriminating Evidence Given in Securities Proceedings with Foreign Authorities

by Bennett Jones LLP on

For many years, there has been a growing concern in Alberta and elsewhere as to what might happen when the subject of a compelled examination under Alberta securities law faces potential scrutiny in other jurisdictions; can...more

BB&K Police Bulletin: Fifth Amendment Privilege - Suspect Forfeits Right to Remain Silent and Privilege Against...

by Best Best & Krieger LLP on

Overview: The U.S. Supreme Court recently rejected the Fifth Amendment claims of a man whose silence during police questioning was used as evidence of guilt. During a non-custodial interrogation, the murder suspect answered...more

Avoiding Self-Incrimination in Canada: The Overlap of Criminal and Civil Proceedings Has a New Frontier

by Bennett Jones LLP on

It is increasingly common for counsel to find themselves dealing with a civil action in which one party may be facing criminal or regulatory sanctions arising from the same events underlying the civil action. For example, a...more

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