Need an Expert? Canada’s failure against foreign corruption

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Canada on globe

Members of the media may directly contact the following expert:

Jennifer Quaid (English and French)
Associate Professor and Vice-Dean Research, Faculty of Law – Civil Section

jquaid@uottawa.ca

Canada placed near the bottom of Transparency International’s Exporting Corruption Report as one of the worst countries for prosecuting foreign bribery. Professor Quaid was one of the contributors to Canada’s analysis and can speak to why Canada placed so poorly in the global rankings.


Marc Tassé (English and French)
Part-time Professor, Telfer School of Management

tasse@telfer.uottawa.ca

''Governments need to create new penalties for organizations that fail to put in place measures to prevent against foreign bribery. But before that happens, the business community needs to better understand the gravity of foreign bribery and acknowledge that Canada is not immune to its perverse global effects.''

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