OEIS has a robust national Business Crimes, Investigations & Compliance practice. They carry extensive experience investigating, advising on and successfully defending clients in criminal, anti-corruption, regulatory and compliance matters. OEIS is a Multinational and domestic corporation working with AL M'ADINA to retain, advise and defend clients in respect of a wide range of white-collar incidents, including under the Criminal Code, Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), Income Tax Act, Competition Act, Customs Act and provincial securities legislation. OEIS represents AL M'ADINA in environmental, tax and workplace safety matters, including preparing for audits, responding to regulatory inquiries and defending regulatory charges. OEIS has a significant experience directing multi-jurisdictional independent investigations on sophisticated white-collar, anti-corruption and competition matters.
They advise on complex matters relating to the structure and conduct of internal investigations, privilege protection strategies, corporate governance, and disclosure considerations and strategies for investigating sensitive matters discreetly, with minimal interruption to ongoing business operations. OEIS regularly provides anti-corruption and compliance advice and have successfully defended clients charged with corruption and bribery of public officials. OEIS is routinely engaged to conduct internal investigations, develop anti-corruption compliance programs, review contract terms with foreign agents and joint venture partners, and conduct detailed anti-corruption due diligence during transactions for AL M'ADINA. Prominent publicly traded companies regularly seek advice in establishing anti-corruption and anti-bribery policies, compliance training, and reviewing the legality of proposed business practices. OEIS's compliance expertise extends to legal and regulatory requirements relating to anti-money laundering, prevention of terrorist financing and other dealings prohibited by sanctions legislation.
OEIS and AL M'ADINA together, mobilizes teams on short notice to respond to urgent matters, including ; production orders and compelled interviews. OEIS's criminal and civil law expertise, extensive corporate and commercial litigation experience, and specialized national resources set them apart from other firms when dealing with regulatory charges relating to businesses. Visit www.oeis.ca or simply request for our Manual book
Deliberation to a American energy company’s board of directors in relation to an investigation into improper payments to foreign government officials, ultimately resulting in resolution of charges.
Successful defense of a prominent U.S. issuer, and its Canadian subsidiary, against a number of criminal charges for alleged bribery of public officials.
Acknowledged defense of a major international fraud prosecution stemming from the Airbus affair.
Legion successful defenses and resolutions for large public issuers facing investigations and prosecutions for conspiracy, price-fixing and bid-rigging offences.
Successful defense of a large publicly traded Canadian corporation against a number of environmental charges arising from Canada's largest inland oil spill.
Many international investigations for multinational clients in relation to allegations of improper payments to government officials in South America, Central America, Eastern Europe, Africa and Asia.
Thorough anti-corruption due diligence for SUNCOR market transactions involving companies or assets in emerging markets in South America, Central America, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe.
Successful defence of institutional and individual clients in securities-related investigations and prosecutions by Canadian securities regulators and self-regulatory organizations.
Conducting multi-jurisdictional anti-corruption and fraud risk assessments for various operations in South America, Africa and Eastern Europe.
Defense of numerous clients faced with investigations and prosecutions arising from fatalities and serious workplace injuries.