The Intersection of Directors’ and Officers’ Liability and Corrupt of Foreign Public Officials

The Intersection of Directors’ and Officers’ Liability and Corrupt of Foreign Public Officials Though still not a lot of action on the front lines of Canada’s CFPOA (Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act, here for Act, here for explanation), there was a significant decision released by the Delaware Supreme Court yesterday...
Posted: 7/25/2014 9:07:38 AM by MSI

IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENT IN CFPOA

The first prosecution and jail time for an individual (Nazier Karigar re air india, here) under canada’s 15 yr old corrpution of foreign public officials act (CFPOA). There have been three corporate charges or settlements since inception of the act in 1999. Griffiths Energy International Inc. in 2013, SNC-Lavalin in 20013, and Niko resourc...
Posted: 6/13/2014 9:12:35 AM by MSI

The Case of the Missing Laptop

An employee at a small accounting firm took home her office laptop to do some work over the weekend. But an ill-fated stop at the mall left her with a broken car window, a stolen laptop and exposed more than 120,000 people’s personal records. Her firm had been helping several large hospitals with their audits, and their patients’ pro...
Posted: 10/10/2013 10:25:37 AM by MSI

Canada Now Dominates World Bank Corruption List

The Financial Post released an article yesterday announcing that Canada now dominates the World Bank corruption list thanks to SNC-Lavalin.  For a link to the full article please click here.  For more information pertaining to this article and any insurance related topic contact Greg Shields, Partner at Mitchell Sandham ...
Posted: 9/19/2013 5:00:31 PM by MSI

Top Cyber Vulnerabilities

According to the "HP 2012 Cyber Risk Report," conducted by Hewlett-Packard Co., the top mobile application vulnerabilities are as follows along with the percentage (%) of apps experiencing the issue: Unauthorized Access (18%) Cross-site Scripting (15%) Sensitive Information Disclosure (12%) Insecure Session Handling (11%) Cookie H...
Posted: 5/31/2013 1:01:59 PM by MSI

Flood Warnings

The recent flooding in Ontario's cottage country has raised important methods to protect your home and your belongings from damage caused by floods.  Damage caused by overland flooding is not covered by home insurance policies therefore it's important that preventative action is taken before the risk of floods in order to minimize l...
Posted: 5/14/2013 12:46:48 PM by MSI

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