DPAs Go North: Modernizing Bribery and Corruption Enforcement in Canada

Among the significant steps the Canadian government has taken over the past year to strengthen and modernize its anti-corruption regime is the introduction of deferred prosecution agreements to resolve cases. In a guest article, Blake, Cassels & Graydon attorneys Mark Morrison, Michael Dixon and John Fast discuss how the new system will work and how DPAs can bolster compliance by incentivizing a collaborative approach to bribery and corruption prevention through certain, predictable outcomes and procedures for self-reporting, reparations and remediation. See “Growing Pains in the Evolution of Canadian Anti-Corruption Enforcement” (Mar. 1, 2017).

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