Lawyer profile for Canada 2022
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White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - Nationwide - Canada
"His understanding of domestic and international anti-corruption legislation gives him great dexterity when representing cross-border clients." "Mark Morrison provides quick and pragmatic advice, and also stands out for his understanding of complex issues and jurisdictions."
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Mark is the National Practice Group Leader of the Business Crimes, Investigations & Compliance group. He regularly leads international internal investigations and defends clients faced with government investigations and charges on white-collar crime, anti-corruption and regulatory enforcement matters.
Mark has played a key role on both of Canada’s most significant anti-corruption enforcement cases to date. He served as independent counsel to the Board of Directors through the internal investigation of Canada’s largest CFPOA case to date. Mark currently serves as the independent compliance monitor for SNC-Lavalin pursuant to the probation order imposed by the Quebec Court as part of its sentencing on charges of fraud in Libya. On a pro bono basis, Mark has provided training to prosecutors and enforcement officials in Zimbabwe and expert testimony to the Canadian Senate during hearings to consider Canada’s new Remediation Agreement legislation. Mark has served on the Independent Investigations Advisory Board for one of the world’s largest mining companies, providing oversight over worldwide internal investigations.
Mark is on the Board of Directors of Transparency International (Canada) and is a member of International Association of Independent Corporate Monitors.