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Governance Response To Rumors Of Bribery
Corporate board members devote significant time to financial oversight and strategy, while often neglecting steps needed to protect
Canada
17 Jul 2019
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Anti-Money Laundering: A Comparative Review Of Legislative Development
The historical background of money laundering legislation began with the drug trade. Initial AML efforts were introduced primarily to curb the ability of drug cartels to use the proceeds of their crimes to process money from illegal drug activity and build larger drug businesses.
Canada
16 Nov 2018
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Safety Violation Results In Contractor Getting 18 Months In Jail
On Sept. 18, Sylvain Fournier, a Quebec based contractor, was sentenced to 18 months in prison followed by two years of probation.
Canada
5 Oct 2018
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Training Executives On Anti-Corruption Laws – Best Practices
This week, White Collar Post features a guest post from internationally known compliance and anti-corruption expert Marc Y. Tassé.
Canada
24 May 2018
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Search Warrant's Validity Does Not Need To Be Confirmed For CRA To Examine Items Seized As Part Of Criminal Investigation
The CRA can examine and make copies of items seized by the RCMP pursuant to search warrants issued during a criminal investigation without having to wait for a determination of whether the warrants were valid.
Canada
3 May 2018
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The French System Of Law Is Changing Through DPAs.
One year after the enactment of the Sapin II Law, that set up the French Anticorruption Agency "AFA" and authorized Deferred Prosecution Agreements "DPA" à la française...
France
16 Jan 2018
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Canada Takes A Further Step To Combat International Human Rights Violations And Corruption
On October 4, 2017, the House of Commons has unanimously voted to pass Bill S-226, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (the "Act")...
Canada
11 Dec 2017
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Take Note: Facilitation Payments Are Now Illegal Under The CFPOA
On October 31, 2017, the Government of Canada eliminated the facilitation payment exception from the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (the "CFPOA").
Canada
20 Nov 2017
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Canadian DPA? Cross-Country Consultations Begin
More than two years ago, in the context of its procurement modernization initiative designed to ensure that it was doing business with ethical suppliers, the Government of Canada introduced a government-wide...
Canada
7 Nov 2017
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Radiohead Stage Collapse Victims Let Down By The Justice System
On September 5, 2017, Justice Nelson of the Ontario Court of Justice stayed all quasi-criminal charges against the three corporate and one individual accused in the deadly stage collapse...
Canada
18 Oct 2017
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Panama Papers: Canada Revenue Agency Moves Into Full Gear
We are beginning to see the legal enforcement fallout from the now infamous Panama Papers.
Canada
12 Sep 2017
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Deferred Prosecution Agreements Regime: A Canadian Proposal
Diversion programs for those accused of criminal offences are not new in Canada. In Québec, for example, first-time individual accused or accused suffering from a psychiatric or ...
Canada
5 Sep 2017
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Court Clarifies Meaning Of Bribe Under Canada’s Foreign Corruption Laws
On August 15, 2013, Nazir Karigar was found guilty of offering or agreeing to bribe foreign officials, in contravention of the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA). A hearing date to determine Mr. Karigar’s sentence has not yet been set.
Canada
21 Aug 2013
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Guy Giorno Is Interviewed On TVO’s The Agenda With Steve Paikin On Whether Canada’s Corruption Problem Might Be Bigger Than Than We Think (Video Content)
Guy Giorno is a partner with Fasken Martineau who practises public law with an emphasis on accountability and ethics laws.
Canada
27 Feb 2013
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Bill S-14: Canada Strengthens Its Anti-Bribery Law
Canada has proposed significant amendments to the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA).
Canada
12 Feb 2013
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Bribery Laws: Protecting Your Good Name Part III – Advice From A UK Perspective
As the corporate risk landscape changes, non-UK companies need to update their risk assessment and implement a top-down culture and compliance program against exposure to new legal risks connected with bribery and corruption.
Worldwide
21 Mar 2012
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Bribery Laws: Protecting Your Good Name Part II - Litigators
As the corporate risk landscape changes, North American companies need to conduct a risk assessment and implement a top-down culture and compliance program against bribery and corruption.
Canada
7 Mar 2012
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Bribery Laws: Protecting Your Good Name - Part I - Corporate Legal Counsel
As the corporate risk landscape changes, North American companies need to conduct a risk assessment and implement a top-down culture and compliance program against bribery and corruption.
Canada
22 Feb 2012
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Why Bernie Ebbers is Serving a 25-Year Jail Sentence
On September 26, 2006, Bernard J. Ebbers ("Ebbers"), the former Chief Executive Officer of WorldCom, Inc. ("WorldCom"), reported to a federal prison in Oakdale, Louisiana, to begin serving his 25-year jail sentence from his conviction by a jury on nine counts of conspiracy, securities fraud and related crimes related to the bankruptcy of WorldCom in July 2002.
Canada
7 Nov 2006
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Stock Options: ´Backdating and Springloading´ - Are Your Records in Order?
Just when you might have thought that the dust had settled on the series of scandals that have rocked corporate America, the latest chapter in this continuing saga - involving stock options - is just being written. Currently, the practices of ‘backdating’ and ‘springloading’ are the focus of investigation by US securities regulatory authorities and US federal prosecutors, as well as being the subject of several class-action lawsuits by shareholders.
Canada
 
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