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Canada's AntiForeign Bribery Regime Requires a Balancing Act

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  • Todgham Cherniak Cyndee D.

    (McMillan LLP)

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This article discusses Canada's unique approach to corruption in international business. Although Canada subscribes to the revulsion against corruption felt by its global partners, its anti-bribery laws aim to maintain a balance between the two extremes of putting Canadian businesses at a global disadvantage through impractical regulation and unrestricted freedom of these businesses to ignore Canada's constitutional values. The article concludes that, in spite of the uniqueness of this approach, there is need to recalibrate certain aspects of the regime in order to make it even more efficient.

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  • Todgham Cherniak Cyndee D., 2011. "Canada's AntiForeign Bribery Regime Requires a Balancing Act," The Law and Development Review, De Gruyter, vol. 4(3), pages 130-174, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:lawdev:v:4:y:2011:i:3:n:6
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