BRIBERY OF FOREIGN OFFICIALS - A CALL FOR CHANGE IN THE LAW OF CANADA
AbstractBribery of public officials is an immoral, and in Canada, an illegal practice. However, in international business, it is often encountered as a business tool. Though most countries have laws which prohibit bribery of domestic officials, only the U.S. has specific laws which prohibit bribery of foreign officials. This article explores the effects of bribery and the laws in Canada as they relate to bribery of public officials outside of Canada. It argues that the existing Canadian laws are defective and require change. It also examines the tough U.S. legislative response to the problem of international bribery, and reviews the attempts taken in the international sphere to develop a cohesive international solution to combat bribery of foreign officials .
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