• First Conviction under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act
  • September 3, 2013 | Author: Jason Wadden
  • Law Firm: Goodmans LLP - Toronto - Toronto Office
  • The first conviction under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act(the “Act”) has recently been issued, raising many important considerations for Canadian companies conducting business abroad. In R. v. Karigar, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice convicted Nazir Karigar of agreeing to offer a bribe to a foreign official contrary to section 3(1)(b) of the Act.