Baker McKenzie hosted the Canada Aerospace & Defense Roundtable to discuss the security challenges facing Canada and its allies around the world featuring keynote speaker General Tom J. Lawson CMM, CD, Fmr CDS and Commander of NORAD.
Baker McKenzie Toronto hosted an event to discuss legal and policy issues relating to the introduction of Deferred Prosecution Agreements in Canada. Here are the key takeaways.
The Canadian government has announced the results of its public consultation on corporate criminal wrongdoing and enforcement and a majority of participants in the consultation process favoured the implementation of a deferred prosecution agreements.
Canada has formally repealed its exception for “facilitation payments” under its foreign anti-corruption legislation. These types of payments may now lead to criminal prosecution in Canada.
The Supreme Court of Canada held that the World Bank Group cannot be compelled to turn over volumes of investigation materials in a Canadian prosecution.
In an age of massive data leaks, whistleblower bounties, and multimillion-dollar fines for violations of bribery and corruption laws, multinational corporate executives and board members must prioritize the implementation of robust anti-corruption compliance programs to safeguard their companies and shareholder value.