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

Foreign Corruption and Director Liability Risk in Canada

There have been few cases under Canada’s 14 yr old CFPOA – Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act -  but the risk, to Canadian companies and their directors and executive management, of an investigation is getting far more press now than only a few years ago. Corporate Canada is not exactly widely known for disclosure and tr...
Posted: 1/10/2014 5:41:52 PM 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

Employee Fraud

Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company released an article pertaining to employee fraud in the workplace.  The article outlines schemes to watch out for and how to identify employee fraud.  It also provides information regarding fraud prevention and internal policies and controls that companies can implement. Contact us for more info...
Posted: 3/7/2013 12:51:49 PM by MSI

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