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Changes to Canada’s Anti-Corruption Regime Are Now in Force

On June 19, 2013, Bill S-14: The Fighting Foreign Corruption Act, received Royal Assent, thereby bringing into force the most significant changes to Canada’s anti-corruption legislation, the Corruption of Foreign Public...more

PEMEX Files Suit to Recover $160 Million in Bribery Case

Mexican state oil company Pemex has filed a lawsuit in New York seeking to recover nearly $160 million from Germany's Siemens and South Korea's SK Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd. in a global bribery case, a law firm...more

Vigorous Canadian Anti-Corruption Enforcement Continues Unabated: Griffiths Energy Fined $10.3 Million Pursuant to the CFPOA

Griffiths Energy International Inc. (GEI) entered a guilty plea on January 22, 2013 to a criminal charge under section 3(1)(b) of Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), and agreed to a fine in the amount...more

Anti-Corruption Compliance Message Received? Risk Assessment Is Your Next Step

Recent enforcement activities in Canada under its Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), including the conviction of Niko Resources Ltd. (Niko) in June of last year and ongoing high-profile Royal Canadian Mounted...more

A Deeper Dive into Canada's First Significant Foreign Bribery Case: Niko Resources

The guilty plea of Calgary-based Niko Resources Ltd. represents the most significant development in Canada’s efforts to fight foreign bribery since the 1999 implementation of Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public...more

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