Canada investigating lobbying firm for breaches of Sudan sanctions

The Canadian Global Affairs department has asked the police service (RCMP) to investigate possible violations of Canada’s sanctions regime by a Montreal-based lobbying firm, Dickens & Madson, which signed a $6m contract with Sudan’s military regime. The Canadian Global Affairs department also said the company may have violated the Sudan arms embargo pursuant to SOR/2004-197.

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Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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