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Description: It is alleged that SNC Lavalin, one of Canada’s biggest companies, paid $160 million to son of Libya’s dictator to bag engineering contracts in Libya.

Source: CBC

Date: January 25 2013

Video and Text Link: http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Business/ID/2329231193/

Questions for Discussion:

  1. Do you feel such cases—bribing people to win contracts—are common in international dealings?
  2. In your opinion, if the allegation is proven true, what should be the repercussions for SNC?
  3. Do you feel there might be a backlash towards SNC? Will this hurt their brand image, or people will forget this event in due course?
  4. How can corruption be curbed in international dealings?

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