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International Corporate Political Corruption: the Case of Niko Resources Ltd.

Founded in 1987 as a publicly-traded junior Canadian natural gas company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Niko Resources Ltd. (Niko) enjoyed a reputation as a gutsy natural gas explorer and producer by taking on projects in politically volatile and economically less-developed regions of the world. The company found early financial success, growing in market capitalization in […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Joshua Beckie
Joshua Beckie earned his B.Comm. from the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in 2014.
 

Corruption and Scandals – A Modest Proposal for Electoral Reform

Anyone who follows politics or even just reads the news knows that great political questions and issues of public philosophy often get set aside from the political agenda because of the intervention of scandals involving a few individuals. The media, and therefore the public, are focused on whether X did or did not pay/bed so […]

Authors:

Phil Lister, Q.C.
Phil Lister, Q.C., is a lawyer practising in Edmonton, Alberta.
 

What is Wrong with Corruption?

I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. … Corporations have been enthroned, an era of corruption in high places will follow . . . – Abraham Lincoln quoted in Jack London’s The Iron Heel   The first sign of corruption in […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Christopher Bowal
Christopher Bowal is a student at the Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 


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