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“Recent Developments in Foreign Corrupt Practices Legislation: Implications for Canadian Business and International Transactions” FREE, PUBLIC PANEL DISCUSSION

March 28, 2011

TORONTO, ON – Join us at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law March 29, 2011 as its innovative Global Professional LLM program presents this free, public panel discussion, featuring leaders in the field and moderated by The Hon. James S. Peterson, Counsel, Fasken Martineau, former federal Minister of International Trade and Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions). Speakers will explore the implications of Canadian, American and British foreign corrupt practices and anti-bribery legislation on Canadian businesses operating in the global marketplace. Prominent speakers from government, industry, international legal practice, and academia will share insights on the latest developments and what Canadian business executives and lawyers need to know.

See: “OECD slams Canada’s record on prosecuting bribery” http://bit.ly/gpqdml

The speakers are:

Mr. Philip Urofsky, Senior Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP (New York office)
Prof. Anita Anand, U of T Faculty of Law
Ms. Deborah Alexander, Scotiabank, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Inspector Gord Drayton, Commercial Crime Branch, RCMP
Ms. Bronwyn Best, Executive Director, Transparency International Canada.
Moderator: The Hon. James S. Peterson, Counsel, Fasken Martineau, former federal Minister of International Trade and Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions)

EVENT DETAILS:

WHAT: “Recent Developments in Foreign Corrupt Practices Legislation: Implications for Canadian Business and International Transactions” —Free Public Panel Discussion

WHEN: Tuesday, March 29, 2011, 5:30-7:00 pm Cocktail reception to follow

WHERE: University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Flavelle House, 78 Queen’s Park Cres. Bennett Lecture Hall [lower level]

INFO: http://uoft.me/fcp To book interviews: Lucianna Ciccocioppo, Director, External Relations, 416-946-0334, Lucianna.ciccocioppo@utoronto.ca