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.
Date: January 25 2013
Video and Text Link: http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Business/ID/2329231193/
Questions for Discussion:
- Do you feel such cases—bribing people to win contracts—are common in international dealings?
- In your opinion, if the allegation is proven true, what should be the repercussions for SNC?
- 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?
- How can corruption be curbed in international dealings?