Amended CFPOA Concerns

While Canada has had anti-corruption legislation in place since 1998 in the form of the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), it has been limited in scope and minimally enforced by Canadian authorities. However, recent developments have illustrated that this area of the law is changing, both from a legislative and enforcement standpoint.  In … Continued

CFPOA: Canada Increases Corruption Enforcement

On February 5, 2013 the federal government proposed amendments to the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) which, if passed, were intended to give Canada a much broader reach and pose a more serious threat to Canadians and Canadian businesses who attempt to gain a business advantage through bribery. On June 19, 2013, the … Continued