Kenneth Jull is a partner in the Compliance and Investigations Practice Group and is a member of the White Collar Crime Steering Committee. Mr. Jull is the co-author of Regulatory and Corporate Liability: From Due Diligence to Risk Management which is used as a textbook in his courses taught at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law and Osgoode Hall Law School. A recent addition to this text is the chapter, “Canadian Corruption of Foreign Officials Act: Mandatory Risk Assessment”.
Mr. Jull conducts internal investigations and litigates disputes which have a compliance component as well as prosecuting on behalf of Conservation Authorities. As part of risk management, Mr. Jull advises organizations with respect to a due diligence matrix for compliance.
Representative Legal Matters
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- Recently retained to review Compliance Codes by a Canadian mining company and a telecommunications company.
- Acted as co-counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada concerning the constitutional validity of administrative monetary penalties.
- Counseled in an internal investigation for a Canadian company concerning potential fraud and design systems to mitigate risk.
- Acted as counsel in Superior Court Trial concerning commercial contracts and allegations of Securities Act oppression.
- Acted as Canadian counsel in a global internal investigation concerning the Canadian Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act. The scope of this investigation included extensive witness interviews and document review, working with law enforcement including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and review of compliance procedures and risk assessment.
- Revised Codes of Conduct relating to compliance with the Canadian Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.
- Obtained an injunction preventing construction of a bridge in a floodplain on behalf of Halton Region Conservation Authority.
- Representing Halton Region Conservation Authority in an appeal concerning the removal of an illegal structure in a hazard zone (Justice Cooper Reasons delivered 19 November 2012, leave to Court of Appeal granted 26 November 2013).
- Counseled a major telecommunications company assisting with ongoing compliance programs relating to telecommunications.
- Counseled a major telecommunications company in the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal dealing with Canadian ownership and control.
- Leading Investigations Lawyers, The International Who's Who Investigations Lawyers & Forensic Experts 2014 and The International Who's Who Business Lawyers 2014-2015
- Recipient, Osgoode Professional Development Part-Time LLM Teaching Award, in recognition of teaching excellence, along with co-teacher Justice Todd Archibald, June 2009
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Canadian Association of Law Teachers - Member
- Toronto Lawyers Association - Member
- Toronto Lawyers Association Journal, Regulatory Matters - Editor
- University of Toronto, Faculty of Law - Adjunct Professor teaching “Financial Crimes and Corporate Compliance"
- Osgoode Hall Law School, Faculty of Graduate Studies - Co-Director of the Part Time LL.M. specializing in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution
- Schulich School of Business - teaches “Corporate Governance” in continuing education
- The Advocates' Society - Member
- Law Commission of Ontario’s Advisory Group - Member
Osgoode Hall Law School
Osgoode Hall Law School
University of Toronto
Baker & McKenzie LLP, an Ontario limited liability partnership, is a member of Baker & McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein.