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Entries in Canada (108)

Tuesday
Jan302018

Selva Ozelli: Canada (yes, Canada) focuses on blockchain to fight graft

With Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum Blockchain’s principal inventor residing in Toronto, Canada it is no wonder that Canada ranks third in the world behind the United States and the United Kingdom when it comes to blockchain technology adaptation.

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Thursday
Jan252018

Martin Kenney: Is Export Development Canada funding overseas corruption?

I and my fellow Canadians can quite rightly be proud of our standing on the global stage. Canada is seen by most as a country with integrity, whose people are viewed as fair-minded and different in persona to some of their noisy neighbors south of the border.

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Tuesday
Jan092018

Norm Keith: Canada securities regulators fail to collect $1 billion in penalties

A recent investigative report has fueled fears that Canada's poor track record collecting penalties for securities law violations is contributing to the country becoming a haven for securities fraudsters, capital markets corruption, and other misconduct.

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Tuesday
Nov212017

Four mining companies disclose FCPA-related investigations

Four companies from the mining sector have disclosed open FCPA-related investigations.

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Thursday
Sep212017

Canada companies disclose FCPA-related investigations

There are currently six companies based in Canada that have disclosed open and ongoing FCPA-related investigations.

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Tuesday
Aug152017

Norm Keith: Canada does enforcement (yes, really)

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.

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Tuesday
Aug082017

Norm Keith: Canada appeals court upholds Karigar bribery conviction

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.

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Wednesday
Jul122017

TI-Canada recommends a deferred prosecution agreement scheme (with conditions)

A report released Wednesday by Transparency International Canada recommends the government consider adopting legislation to create a deferred prosecution agreement scheme as a way to increase transparency and promote compliance.

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Thursday
Jun082017

Stephen Zimmermann: The importance of administrative remedies in the fight against corruption

Responding to persistent corruption in countries around the world takes more than a commitment to a Convention and adoption of sweeping legislation to achieve meaningful progress. A broad view, an innovative approach and a willingness to look across a wide spectrum of solutions are all critical.

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Wednesday
Apr122017

Canada charges businessman with overseas bribery conspiracy 

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.

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Friday
Mar032017

Caylor and Sorensen: Report a Canadian tax evader and make money?

Maybe. Canada has had a tax whistleblower program for four years, the Offshore Tax Informant Program (OTIP).

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Wednesday
Feb222017

Martin Kenney: ‘Snow washing’ assets is a black mark on Canada

As a Canadian practicing law and operating out of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), any mention of Mossack Fonseca and Canada in the same breath is guaranteed to capture my attention.

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