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Description: It’s not the type of news any company wants. This past week Swedish authorities arrested one Bombardier employee and briefly detained two others over allegations of bribery. The suspicions are that somehow Bombardier employees colluded with Azerbaijani officials in an effort to secure contracts in Azerbaijan.

Date: March 10, 2017

Source: montrealgazette.com

Link: http://montrealgazette.com/business/bombardier-officials-arrested-in-sweden-report

Discussion Points:

1) What kind of impact do you think this will have on Bombardier’s reputation?

2)  As an accounting student, can you think of any controls that an organization might put in place to prevent or detect this type of incident?

3)  Prime Minister Trudeau has said this incident will not impact the federal government’s assistance to Bombardier. What are your opinions on this position?

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