James M. Klotz

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The Facilitation Payment Exemption is Gone – It’s Time to Revisit Your Anti-Corruption Compliance Program

Finally, with elimination of the “facilitation payment” exemption, a little-known loophole in Canada’s foreign anti-corruption law has been closed.  However, there is now a need for extra-careful consideration of international business behaviours that may have previously been taken for granted....

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James Klotz featured in article on corruption in sport

IBA Global Insight, "Getting sport back on track"

Doping and corruption scandals have ignited the debate over governance of the multi-billion dollar businesses that major sports have become. Global Insight reports on the challenges facing the IAAF, FIFA and WADA amongst other global bodies.

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James Klotz interviewed on FIFA corruption scandal

James Klotz, Chair of Miller Thomson’s Anti-Corruption and International Governance Group, was interviewed by several media outlets following the fallout from the FIFA soccer scandal. Klotz has been featured on CBC TV’s Power and Politics,  CBC Radio’s As It Happens,...

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Corporate Governance – International Series

Sweet & Maxwell/Thomson Reuters

Canada chapter, click here to view this publication.

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James Klotz quoted in Financial Post on corruption in Canada

Financial Post, "One in five executives thinks corruption is widespread in Canada's business world, EY report shows"

One in five executives thinks bribery and corruption are widespread in Canada’s business world, according to a new report from Ernst & Young. The accounting and professional services firm released the figure from its global fraud survey, which polled executives from around...

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James Klotz featured in Globe and Mail article on FIFA

The Globe and Mail, "A World Cup fiasco: FIFA gets a red card"

With the first whistle of the World Cup in Brazil just days away, the international body that puts on the globe’s biggest soccer tournament is facing perhaps the biggest test of its 110-year history: And it has nothing to do...

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Why ‘Tone at the Top’ can be Off-Key: Some Psychology Behind Effective Compliance Programs

Management Ethics, Fall/Winter 2013, 3-5

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The Anti-Corruption Dilemma for Canadian Companies

The 2013 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada

Just how far must companies go to comply with the law?

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Drafting Issues in International Joint Ventures

Canadian International Lawyer, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2011

A look at some of the recent drafting issues in the case law.

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Canadian Companies that Operate Abroad Beware … the Mounties are Coming

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The Lonely Lawyer and the Unifying Force of Bar Associations

Splash, April-June 2011

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New Legislation in the U.K. Increases the Need for Anti-corruption Procedures

Earlier this year, the U.K. enacted new legislation which should be of concern to Canadian companies operating internationally. In the U.K., the Bribery Act 2010 introduces new concepts to anti-corruption regulation that will affect any Canadian company with operations in...

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Charitable Work in Difficult Countries – A Few Pointers Regarding Export Control Laws

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Current Issues in Negotiating International Sales Over the Internet

The ABA Guide to International Business Negotiations

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Power Tools for Negotiating International Business Deals – 2nd edition

Kluwer Law International, New York

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New Jersey Lawyer Review of James Klotz’s book: “Power Tools for Negotiating International Deals”

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Canada’s New Lobbying Act – Part 2: The End of Commission Sales?

TRACE International Bulletin

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Canada’s New Lobbying Act – Part 1: The End of Commission Sales?

TRACE International Bulletin

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Case Comment: All Quiet on the CISG Front – Guiliani v. Invar Manufacturing, the Battle of the Forms, and the Elusive Concept of Terminus Fixus

Social Science Research Network

Since Canada adopted the U.N. Convention on the International Sale of Goods (the CISG) in 1992, international sales practitioners have been patiently waiting for a corpus of Canadian case law to develop. The slow pace of development of case law...

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Canadian Companies Do Pay Bribes

The Lawyers Weekly

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Confronting Corruption: The Business Case for an Effective Anti-Corruption Program

Price Waterhouse Coopers International

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International Sales Agreements: A Drafting and Negotiation Guide – 2nd edition

Kluwer Law International, New York

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