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The Pandora Papers: associated risks and the rising importance of beneficial ownership

Canada - November 1 2021 On October 3, 2021, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (the ICIJ) leaked the “Pandora Papers” - a collection of roughly 11.9…

Jayne Cooke, Stéphane Eljarrat, Lawrence E. Ritchie

World Bank debars three companies in effort to promote higher integrity standards

Canada - July 20 2021 On June 30, 2021, The World Bank Group (the World Bank) announced the debarment of three companies for alleged sanctionable misconduct: Crosswords…

Stéphane Eljarrat, Sarah Firestone, Rebecca Orsini

New Canadian foreign investment promotion and protection model expands responsible business conduct provisions

Canada, OECD - June 14 2021 In recent years it has become increasingly important for companies to be cognizant of human rights issues, particularly when operating abroad…

Sarah Firestone, Lawrence E. Ritchie

Is Canada rising to the challenge? Responding to calls for more effective financial crime prevention and enforcement

Canada - May 6 2021 As we have observed in a number of our prior posts (e.g., our post illustrating Canada’s drop from the top 10 least corrupt countries in Transparency…

Haley Adams, Lawrence E. Ritchie, Chelsea Rubin, Elizabeth Sale

Canada’s budget introduces long-awaited beneficial ownership registry to combat money laundering

Canada - April 27 2021 With increasing spotlight being shone on the prevalence of financial wrongdoing worldwide - especially following revelations arising from information…

Haley Adams, Lawrence E. Ritchie, Chelsea Rubin, Elizabeth Sale