Anti-Corruption & International Governance

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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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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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Manslaughter Charges Arise From Alleged Liquor Licence Act Violations

Fast on the heels of the successful prosecution of Metron Construction for criminal negligence arising from the deaths of four of its workers in December 2009, wrongful act manslaughter charges have been laid against the two owners of the Angry...

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Offshore Tax Crimes: It’s Coming to a Canadian Court Near You!

Private companies and high net worth individuals should be on high alert as the Canada Revenue Agency steps up its enforcement campaign. A significant collection of resources has been deployed to unearth information regarding the proper reporting of the tax...

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Developments in Foreign Anti-Corruption Enforcement

Canada In our May 2008 issue we reported on the creation of the RCMP’s International Anti-Corruption Unit which was dedicated to the investigation and enforcement of corruption offences contrary to the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (“CFPOA”).  Passed in...

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New Federal Consumer Protection Legislation in Force Soon

The Consumer Product Safety Act (“CPSA”) received Royal Assent in December 2010 and will be proclaimed into force on June 20, 2011. Intended to protect Canadian consumers from consumer products which pose a risk to human safety or health, the...

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