Directors & Officers: Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation Loss Prevention

Chubb Insurance Company recently released a new loss prevention guide to help directors and officers prepare for litigation if their firm engages in a merger or an acquisition.  M&A activity is up and many companies and their directors and officers are being sued as a result of these transactions.  There are best corporate governan...
Posted: 3/12/2013 1:34:48 PM by MSI

How to Prepare for Winter Driving

Winter is around the corner and it's important to prepare yourself for the difficult driving conditions that are approaching.  Installing winter tires on your vehicle is one of the best ways to prepare for the winter months.  Wheels.ca has released a video comparing vehicles with and without winter tires that we thought you would b...
Posted: 11/16/2012 10:54:06 AM by MSI

Employee Theft (aka Fraud, Fidelity, White Collar Crime) in Canada

Here is another good example that Canadian companies are not immune to employee theft. The Toronto Star reports, here, of Controller Timothy Rodkin, 42, sentenced to five years for defrauding his employer, a medical research firm. The reported value of the loss was $12 million, but even with that amount of loss, in a private company, a for...
Posted: 5/22/2012 10:35:05 AM by MSI

Happy Fraud Awareness Month

The Canadian Government has a website dedicated to the topic (see here) and the loss control advice is directed to individuals and companies. The Canadian Securities Administrators also offer information for awareness and avoiding fraud (see here) with much of this material directed at individuals. Some of it may seem like common sense, but my e...
Posted: 3/17/2010 10:56:56 AM by Global Administrator

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