• Steering Clear of Corruption Charges: 5 Lessons for Canadian Businesses
  • February 2, 2012 | Author: Paul Sharp
  • Law Firm: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP - Toronto Office
  • Bribery and corruption enforcement is on the rise around the world. In this climate, all businesses, even the best corporate citizens, need to examine their exposure to potential corruption allegations. Pleading ignorance of the corrupt practice - or the laws that govern them - isn’t a “get out of jail free” card. Nor is being innocent: an accusation, as far as a company’s reputation goes, can be just as bad for a business as a conviction.