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
Canada is well known for hockey, maple syrup and good manners. But for being aggressive in the fight against foreign bribery and corruption, not so much.
That may be changing.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) charged the head of a commercial aircraft company with conspiring to bribe military officials in Thailand. The alleged conspiracy is connected to a deal involving aircraft from the Thailand national airline.… Continue Reading
It was not long ago that Vijay Mallya, a flashy Indian businessman and a former member of parliament, was celebrating his 60th birthday in style in Goa where Latin pop star Enrique Iglesias had been flown in especially for the occasion.… 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
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
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