On July 3rd, 2015, the Canadian government announced a new Integrity Framework (the “Integrity Regime”), which applies to all federal procurement and real property transactions, and debars suppliers who have been convicted of “integrity offences” from contracting with the federal government for a set period of time ranging from 5-10…
Matt Saunders is a member of the North America Litigation Practice Group in Baker & McKenzie's Toronto office, where he also was a summer student and completed his articles prior to his Call to the Bar. Mr. Saunders previously had a successful consulting career where he managed a diverse portfolio of multijurisdictional public security projects, which involved the extensive engagement of various regulatory, law enforcement, government, and private sector stakeholders. While completing his common and civil law degrees at McGill University, Mr. Saunders was an active volunteer with the faculty's legal information clinic and the international law students' society. Mr. Saunders also holds an LL.M in international criminal law from the University of Sussex.