Cleaning up corruption

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Why anti-corruption compliance should be on the C-Suite agenda

Criminal convictions have recently been given to high profile companies under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), as well as the first criminal conviction against an individual on August 15, 2013.

Canadian enforcement authorities are investigating a reported 35 cases into alleged bribery payments made by some Canadian companies to foreign public officials. Given the intensifying Canadian and global legislative and enforcement environment, businesses need to be proactive in dealing with compliance issues.

PwC and our panel of forensic, law enforcement and legal advisors spoke at an interactive session, discussing:

  • bribery and corruption legislation in Canada, the US and the UK and how they impact companies operating globally
  • recently announced amendments to the CFPOA legislation and their impact on Canadian companies
  • enforcement and regulatory trends relating to bribery and corruption in Canada
  • how your company could be at risk
  • what your company should do to manage the risk.

Thought leadership

Cleaning up corruption: Twelve questions your organization should ask about bribery and corruption
Anti-bribery and corruption (AB&C) has become a focus of Canadian law enforcement and, as a result, for Canadian organizations in extractive industries doing business in foreign jurisdictions. Has your organization considered and addressed the risks related to this issue? Below are questions you should think about when looking at AB&C processes and procedures in your organization

Cleaning up corruption: Why anti-corruption compliance is now on the C-suite radar
We invite you to download our most recent thought leadership “Cleaning up corruption: Why anti-corruption compliance is now on the C-suite radar”, to learn how to become proactive in addressing compliance issues, and build related programs to mitigate bribery and corruption related risks.