CFPOA Case Study
Current Cases Since the enactment of the CFPOA in 1999, there was very little enforcement of the act for the first decade of its existence (Matsoukas). Because this caused problems to arise, amendments were made to the CFPOA in 2013. So the client can be fully aware of all recent amendments and changes, this document will examine several recent cases that brought about this legislative change.
Niko Resources Ltd. …show more content…
Niko does not produce any oil and gas in Canada but conducts business operations in other countries through subsidiaries. In 2005, Niko Resources had offered a bribe to a Bangladeshi government minister in the form of a luxury car (Morgan). The bribes were a reaction to a health, safety, and environmental disaster. A gas well exploded in Niko’s natural gas field in Bangladesh. Along with the bribe of the luxury car, payment of a trip to New York, Chicago, and Canada was included