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Entries in SNC-Lavalin (31)

Thursday
Jun082017

Stephen Zimmermann: The importance of administrative remedies in the fight against corruption

Responding to persistent corruption in countries around the world takes more than a commitment to a Convention and adoption of sweeping legislation to achieve meaningful progress. A broad view, an innovative approach and a willingness to look across a wide spectrum of solutions are all critical.

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Thursday
May052016

Canada Supreme Court rules in support of World Bank, strengthens global anti-corruption fight

Here is the astounding opening passage from a decision by the Supreme Court of Canada issued on April 29 in World Bank v. Wallace:

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Tuesday
Jun092015

Alison Taylor: Is this how corrupt companies talk?

Corrupt organizations expect employees to parrot one set of values, while at the same time understanding that the real priority is to subvert these values by paying bribes to win business, or looking the other way when issues arise. This mixed messaging creates a level of ambiguity, which you see clearly in the use of euphemism, code words and metaphors in many corruption cases.

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Monday
Feb232015

Here's proof the era of global enforcement is upon us

Let's go straight to some news from beyond America's shores during the past year.

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Thursday
Feb192015

Canada charges SNC-Lavalin for Libya bribes

Robert Card, the President & CEO of SNC-LavalinCanadian engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin said Thursday the company and two subsidiaries have been charged with criminal corruption and fraud.

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Monday
Dec152014

‘Victim’ SNC-Lavalin collects $13 million in recovered funds

Canada's biggest engineering and construction firm is recovering more than $13 million, claiming it was a victim of alleged bribes paid to the son of former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

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Thursday
Oct302014

Bangladesh court clears all Padma Bridge defendants

Image courtesy of the Bangladesh Bridge AuthorityA Dhaka court Monday acquitted all the seven defendants accused of taking bribes from Canandian engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin in connection with the Padma Bridge Project.

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Thursday
Oct022014

Swiss court accepts guilty plea from former SNC-Lavalin exec

Riadh Ben Aissa, from an SNC-Lavalin publicity photoSwitzerland's federal crime court accepted a plea deal Wednesday between prosecutors and Riadh Ben Aissa, SNC-Lavalin's former head of construction, and sentenced him to time served.

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Thursday
Sep112014

Former Dentons Canada partner charged with extortion, obstruction in SNC-Lavalin case

Police in Canada have charged a prominent lawyer who formerly headed the tax practice at the Montreal office of Dentons Canada LPP for an alleged plot against a potential witness in the sprawling corruption case involving the SNC-Lavalin Group and several former executives.

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Wednesday
Aug202014

Former SNC-Lavalin exec cops plea in Switzerland

A former vice president of SNC-Lavalin wanted in Canada on bribery charges has agreed to a deal with Swiss prosecutors that could lead to his extradition.

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Tuesday
Jun242014

World Bank helps lead global shift to clean development

The private sector has long been a critical partner for the World Bank Group, providing necessary goods and services to countries in need while stimulating economies by creating new jobs.

Business has benefited from World Bank Group-financed contracts and the enhanced image and credibility that come from working on projects that help the greater good.

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Monday
Feb032014

More SNC-Lavalin execs face charges in ongoing corruption probe

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Montreal filed criminal charges against two former senior SNC-Lavalin executives on Friday.

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