The recent furor surrounding the federal government with regard to procurement rules has raised awareness of the tough penalties that can apply to
We all know the majority of arbitration rules impose confidentiality obligations on arbitrators and counsel. But, they typically do not address
On July 6, the Ontario Court of Appeal released the first Canadian appellate decision to address the scope of Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public
On May 23, 2014, Mr. Justice Charles Hackland of the Ontario Superior Court in Ottawa sentenced business executive Nazir Karigar to three years in
On June 19, 2013, Bill S-14: The Fighting Foreign Corruption Act, received Royal Assent, thereby bringing into force the most significant changes to
On February 5, 2013, Bill S-14, the Fighting Foreign Corruption Act was introduced into Canada's Senate. It proposes the most significant amendments
Over the last year and a half, Canadian corporate culture has been undergoing significant change in response to new and vigorous enforcement of the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and Crown prosecutors.
The guilty plea of Calgary-based Niko Resources Ltd. (Niko) represents the most significant development in Canada’s efforts to fight foreign bribery since the 1999 implementation of Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA).
On June 24, 2011, after entering a plea of guilty to a charge of bribing a foreign public official, Calgary-based Niko Resources Ltd. (Niko) was sentenced to a fine of approximately $9.5 million and placed on three years’ probation.
On April 8, 2010, the Bribery Bill received Royal Assent and passed into law in the United Kingdom.