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Take Note: Facilitation Payments Are Now Illegal Under the CFPOA

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On October 31, 2017,  the Government of Canada eliminated the facilitation payment exception from the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (the “CFPOA”). The elimination of this exception was the final component of significant and high profile amendments to the CFPOA enacted over four years ago, which also: Expanded the jurisdiction for corruption offences based on nationality. Increased the maximum penalty for an individual convicted … Continue reading Take Note: Facilitation Payments Are Now Illegal Under the CFPOA »

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