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‘Money’s Corrupting Influence’ on Governments’ Application of International Law
In his commentary for SWI swissinfo.ch, Mark Pieth looks at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s influence on his Minister of Justice to strike a deal with engineering company SNC-Lavalin instead of taking it to court over bribery allegations, stemming from dealings with Libya. Pieth compares this to Tony Blair’s similar action in the UK with British Aerospace’s alleged bribery of Saudi Arabia’s government officials.
Canadian Corporate Criminal Liability
Writing for New York University School of Law’s “Compliance & Enforcement” blog, Lincoln Caylor examines how Canada’s Corporate Liability Doctrine has been historically applied, following a narrow scope that names employees or individuals involved in the wrongdoing rather than the corporations themselves.
Lincoln Caylor Explains to GIR How Lack of Investigators Delays Trials, Threaten Justice in Canada
Lincoln Caylor explains how a lack of investigators for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police puts cases at odds with a Supreme Court ruling that mandates the time between charges and the end of a trial should not exceed 30 months.
Foreign Arbitral Deference Still Trending in Canadian Courts
Lincoln Caylor reviews, for Law360, recent cases in which Canadian courts strictly held that the public policy exception to enforcement of foreign arbitral awards should be construed narrowly.
The Basel Institute and Tanzania’s Anti-Corruption Agency Renew Partnership
The Basel Institute and Tanzania’s Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) have confirmed a one-year extension to a programme of work that supports Tanzania’s efforts to combat corruption and recover stolen assets.
France’s Increasing Court Control Over Arbitral Awards
In his article for Law360, Stéphane Bonifassi explores how recent court decisions show that the public policy defense is narrowly interpreted by French courts and that international arbitral awards are rarely set aside on this basis.
Derek Adler Contributes to Hughes Hubbard & Reed’s Annual Review
With critical litigation and arbitration victories and conducting international internal investigations, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP looks back at some of their most significant accomplishments.
A Year in International Enforcement Law
For the "International Enforcement Law Reporter Blog," Bruce Zagaris and assistant editor Zarine Kharazian recapped their coverage of 2018 developments in enforcement law on a global scale.
France’s Corruption Probe of Japan’s Olympic Committee President
“Bloomberg News” reports about the corruption probe that French investigators have launched to determine whether Tokyo’s successful bid for the 2020 Olympic Games involved bribery. Stéphane Bonifassi is representing the defendant Tsunekazu Takeda.
The Continued Globalization of Anti-Corruption Enforcement
Frederick Davis contributed to the Debevoise & Plimpton review of 2018’s anti-corruption enforcement efforts in the U.S., the U.K., France and Germany, as well as in Asia and throughout Latin America.
Elizabeth Ortega Explains Difference Between Cleverness, Intelligence
Writing for "Legal Business World," Elizabeth Ortega shows how cleverness can often lead to short-term gain, while emotional intelligence keeps business and positivity moving forward.