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Canadian Companies Beware: The Canadian Government Continues Its Focus on Anti-Corruption Prosecutions

Following on the heels of the U.S. Department of Justice’s recent guidance on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”), events in Canada provide further reason for companies on both sides of the border to increase...more

Canadian Government Announces Proposed Amendments to Anticorruption Law

Amendments aim to improve enforcement of Canadian foreign corruption law by expanding jurisdiction, creating a books and records offense, eliminating the facilitation payments exception, redefining "business" and enforcement...more

Canada Redoubles Efforts at Combating Foreign Bribery and Corruption: Officers and Directors of Canadian Businesses Warned to...

Within days of successfully imposing a fine in the amount of $10.3 million against Griffiths Energy pursuant to the Canadian Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), the Canadian government announced on February 5,...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

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