Canadian companies face many dilemmas working abroad. Canadian domestic ethical standards can be challenged by foreign regulatory impediments, “local customs” and expectations of foreign officials. The temptation to improperly facilitate a transaction can lead to a path of bribery, multi-jurisdictional criminal and civil proceedings, fines, forfeiture of assets, reputational damage and, potentially even, imprisonment.

type Mining Bulletin – June 2011 - Canadian Public Company Fined $9.5 Million for Bribery