Robert J. Currie, Dalhousie University There’s recently been a lot of news coverage about various efforts by states allied with Ukraine to seize Russian assets that are on their territories, and use these assets — or the money made from selling them — to help Ukrainian war relief. Canada was the first state to put […]
The Globe and Mail’s Steven Chase writes that the WRMC is proposing a trust fund to redistribute seized Russian assets to Ukrainians as allies of Kyiv make plans for rebuilding the war-damaged country.
Canada’s Approach to Seizing Frozen Assets and Holding Corrupt Leaders to Account A working paper produced as part of the World Refugee & Migration Council’s Canadian Task Force Against Global Corruption. Introduction Bad governance often causes forced displacement and is almost always associated with corruption. Grand corruption, defined as “the abuse of high-level power that benefits […]
Alison Lawton & Lauren Casey Discussion paper produced as part of the World Refugee & Migration Council’s Canadian Task Force Against Global Corruption. Abstract According to international law, Russia must provide full reparations and compensation to Ukraine for the harm inflicted during an undeclared war. In response, Canada has enacted legislation allowing for the seizure […]