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Griffiths Energy Violates the Canadian Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act

Calgary-based Griffiths Energy International Inc. (Griffiths) was created in August 2009 to obtain oil and gas production sharing contracts in the Republic of Chad. Within two years, the corporate leadership had changed, the corporate founder Griffiths was dead, and the company faced a major corruption scandal. In November 2011, when it was conducting due diligence […]


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

Karen Lynn Perry
Kerry Lynn Perry is a Bachelor of Commerce student at the University of Calgary, in Calgary, Alberta.

Lessons Learned from the British Petroleum Disaster

During the summer of 2010 the world was absorbed in live footage of the Macondo oil prospect bleeding 4.9 million barrels of oil into the surrounding ocean. Many months of helplessness followed the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon platform; an oil rig owned by Transocean but ultimately under the control of British Petroleum (BP). The […]


Jeff Bone
Jeff Bone is an adjunct professor at the University of Alberta, School of Business in Edmonton, Alberta and focuses on corporate compliance and ethics as an in-house counsel with a North American energy company.

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