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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

Canada convicts American and Brit for CFPOA offenses

The Cryptometrics Inc. bribery scandal in Canada has resulted in two more convictions under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA).

Robert Barra, an American citizen, and Shailesh Govindia, a UK national, were both convicted of offenses under the CFPOA in January. 

Previously, Nazir Karigar, a Canadian-Indian businessman, was convicted after a trial and sentenced to three years in prison for his role in the same scandal.

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Karigar jailed three years for Canada overseas bribery conviction

An Ottawa judge sentenced a former security systems executive to three years in prison Friday, the first prison term for an individual convicted under Canada’s anti-bribery law.

Nazir Karigar was jailed for his role in a conspiracy that tried — but failed — to land a $100-million contract to provide security for Air India.Continue Reading

Nordion Discloses Investigation

Ontario, Canada-based Nordion Inc. disclosed Wednesday in a Form 6-K (Report of Foreign Private Issuer) filed with the SEC that it’s investigating a foreign supplier and other third parties for potential FCPA and Canadian law compliance issues.… Continue Reading