Canada’s enforcement landscape may be changing. The Canadian legislator appears to be signalling a will to increase enforcement of the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) (as well as other economic crimes) with the September 2018 adoption of the new Canadian Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) regime, also called the Remediation Agreement regime.… Continue Reading
Just like a blind side body check in a hockey game, the appeal decision in July upholding the overseas bribery conviction of Nazir Karigar came as a shock to many observers of anti-corruption enforcement initiatives around the globe.… Continue Reading
The DOJ filed a complaint Tuesday for the civil forfeiture of $34 million — the value of shares in a Canadian energy company used to bribe Chad’s former ambassador to the United States and Canada to influence the award of oil development rights.… Continue Reading
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police charged two U.S. citizens and a U.K. national Wednesday with violating the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.
Americans Robert Barra and Dario Bernini, the former CEO and COO of CryptoMetrics Inc.,… Continue Reading
A Canadian man faces up to 14 years in prison after being the first individual convicted under Canada’s foreign anti-corruption law.
Indian-born Nazir Karigar was found guilty of conspiring to bribe Indian officials in a failed attempt to win an airport security contract.… Continue Reading