John Boscariol – McCarthy Tetrault LLP

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

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Canada Announces New Initiative for Disclosure of Payments to Governments

On June 12, 2013, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the introduction of a new transparency initiative in Canada that will require Canadian companies in the extractive industries, including mining, oil and gas, to…more

| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Energy & Utilities, International Law &...

Alert: Canada Updating its Controls Over Exports and Technology Transfers

The Canadian government has announced a number changes to Canada’s Export Control List (ECL), which sets out the goods, services and technology subject to export and technology transfer controls that include permit and reporting…more

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Understanding & Mitigating Third Party Corruption Risk Under Canada’s...

The use of third party agents in international operations or business development, whether consultants, sales representatives, customs brokers, contractors or distributors, is often unavoidable. This may be because the retention…more

| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Business Organizations, Commercial Law &...

Burma/Myanmar Sanctions Lifted - New Opportunities for Canadian Business

Most of Canada's economic sanctions against Burma (Myanmar) have been repealed effective today. Enacted in 2007 and touted as being among the most aggressive in the world, Canada's sanctions and export controls prohibited most…more

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Alert: Exports Subject to Increasing Trade Control Scrutiny

Canada’s customs authority, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), continues to exercise its broad authority under the Customs Act and the Export and Import Permits Act to engage in numerous searches, detentions, seizures,…more

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