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Litigator Lincoln Caylor focuses on economic crime matters. He is recognised by peers and clients as the premier asset-recovery lawyer in Canada. He co-founded The International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators, a collaboration of litigation professionals working with the Basel Institute on Governance to expand worldwide access to solutions in economic crime cases. Caylor is a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal recipient for his distinguished contribution to Canada.

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Monday, April 04, 2022

Hunt for Oligarch Assets Adds New Urgency to Canada's Plan for Beneficial Ownership Registry

Lincoln Caylor discusses the need of a beneficial ownership registry in Canada and notes, “that the widely available nature of the information can bolster tracking and enforcement efforts.”

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Global Money Laundering Risks Rise for Fintech and Blockchain Sector and Beyond

Lincoln Caylor outlines steps global businesses can adopt to avoid potential criminal activity. 


Blogs of Interest

The Academy
Blogs, short articles and series by Fellows of the International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators.

The official blog of the "International Enforcement Law Reporter," edited by Bruce Zagaris.

Friday, February 04, 2022

Canada in Catch-Up

Lincoln Caylor explained in this Money Laundering Bulletin article Canada’s progress in addressing gaps in its AML/CFT regime.

Monday, June 21, 2021

Canadian Courts Assist Crypto Recovery

Lincoln Caylor analyzed the Canadian courts’ regulation of cryptocurrency and finds that they have to play catch up.

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Deterring Corruption Through Disclosure

Lincoln Caylor’s contribution on how Canada’s proposed beneficial ownership registry signals positive change as it seeks to improve transparency.

Sunday, January 10, 2021

TD trial begins Monday as investors seek to recover US$4.5-billion after Ponzi scheme

The virtual trial seeking to recover funds for Allen Stanford’s victims started this week as Canada went into lockdown.

Monday, September 21, 2020

White-collar crime in Canada

In an article for Canadian Lawyer, Lincoln Caylor cautions companies to beware and think twice before risking compliance programs as a result of COVID-19 difficulties.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Justice Continuity Project

Fellows of The International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators have surveyed their respective jurisdictions to report how they are coping with the pandemic within the context of each particular situation.

Friday, January 31, 2020

Canadian Court Bars New Evidence in Yukos Set-Aside Bid

Russia’s new evidence in action to set aside a UNCITRAL award in favor of Cypriot company Luxtona not allowable, says Justice Michael Penny. 

Monday, December 16, 2019

SNC-Lavalin Case Exposes Low Convictions in Canada

Speaking to “Global Investigations Review” about an SNC-Lavalin executive found guilty of financial crimes, Lincoln Caylor shares how Canada maybe turning from its traditional failure to investigate sophisticated economic crimes and instead using the case as a springboard in the trial of the corporation.  

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Canada's Fraud Charges Against SNC-Lavalin May Go to Trial

Lincoln Caylor explains how the Corporate Identification Doctrine is key to Canada's case against SNC-Lavalin for alleged bribery payments to the Libyan government. 

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

SNC-Lavalin Blowback: Reconsidering corporate criminal liability

The FCPA Blog published Lincoln Caylor’s article about the little-discussed nuances of Canadian corporate criminal liability. 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Practice Alert: UK court accepts jurisdiction in hotly-contested Russian dispute

The FCPA Blog featured Lincoln Caylor’s article about the UK’s significant ruling on jurisdiction involving Keith Oliver. 

Thursday, March 07, 2019

Canadian Corporate Criminal Liability

Writing for New York University School of Law’s “Compliance & Enforcement” blog, Lincoln Caylor examines how Canada’s Corporate Liability Doctrine has been historically applied, following a narrow scope that names employees or individuals involved in the wrongdoing rather than the corporations themselves.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Lincoln Caylor Explains to GIR How Lack of Investigators Delays Trials, Threaten Justice in Canada

Lincoln Caylor explains how a lack of investigators for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police puts cases at odds with a Supreme Court ruling that mandates the time between charges and the end of a trial should not exceed 30 months.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Foreign Arbitral Deference Still Trending in Canadian Courts

Lincoln Caylor reviews, for Law360, recent cases in which Canadian courts strictly held that the public policy exception to enforcement of foreign arbitral awards should be construed narrowly.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Lincoln Caylor Discusses Mareva Injunctions

Lincoln Caylor writes for “The FCPA Blog” how a recent ruling in Canadian courts confirms Mareva injunctions remain a useful tool to address serious fraud.