Instructor(s): Kevin Davis

For graduate students, the course number is LAW7716HF.

Course Location: Please see the "Intensive Course Schedule" under Schedules and Timetables

Note: Students may enroll in an intensive course that conflicts with a regular course as an exception to the general rule that students may not take courses which conflict on the timetable. Attendance at intensive courses is mandatory for the duration of the course and takes precedence over regular courses.

This course will provide an introduction to the increasingly important body of law that governs foreign corrupt practices, including legislation such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (USA), Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (Canada), the Bribery Act (UK) and certain aspects of international law. In addition to discussing the potential liability of firms, individuals and public officials, we will consider how firms and individuals can minimize the risk of liability as well as the justifications for extraterritorial regulation in this area.

Students will be required to write a paper of 2500 to 3000 words. Papers must be delivered to the Records Office by 4:00 p.m. on October 20, 2016.

At a Glance

First Term



20 JD


Monday, September 19, 2016: 10:30 - 12:20
Tuesday, September 20, 2016: 4:10 - 6:00
Wednesday, September 21, 2016: 8:40 - 10:20
Thursday, September 22, 2016: 2:10 - 4:00
Monday, September 26, 2016: 8:40 - 10:20
Tuesday, September 27, 2016: 2:10 - 4:00
Wednesday, September 28, 2016: 10:30 - 12:20
Thursday, September 29, 2016: 8:50 - 10:20