All anti-corruption articles – Page 4

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    Romania faces anti-corruption demonstrations


    Romania’s attempt at amending legislation to make it more tolerant to abuse by government officials was far from well received by the general public, writes Neil Hodge.

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    Breaking up is hard to do: Transparency International calls it quits on TI-USA


    Transparency International has pulled the accreditation on its U.S. chapter, but neither it nor the former chapter is explaining why. Jaclyn Jaeger has more.

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    Corruption risk is worsening around the world


    Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index points to heightened corruption risk around the world. Jaclyn Jaeger has the results.

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    Combatting fraud is ‘serious business’ at the SFO


    DeAnn Orie looks at how companies can fall under the watchful eye of the Serious Fraud Office and what the agency is doing to keep on top of crime.

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    With Sapin II, is France finally cracking down on corporate crime?


    France currently ranks only 23rd out of 168 nations on its efforts to fight corruption, but that may change with the introduction of tough new regulations. Neil Hodge has more.

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    Argentine sports media company to pay $112M in FIFA probe


    Torneos y Competencias, an Argentine sports marketing company, agreed to pay over $112.8 million in forfeiture and criminal penalties to resolve U.S. charges relating to wire fraud conspiracy in connection with the FIFA corruption scandal. Jaclyn Jaeger reports.

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    Icertis, Thomson Reuters partnership provides compliance screening


    Icertis, a provider of enterprise contract lifecycle management in the cloud, announced a partnership with Thomson Reuters, a provider of intelligent information and solutions for businesses and professionals.

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    Rio Tinto suspends executive amid corruption probe


    Mining giant Rio Tinto has suspended Alan Davies, chief executive of its energy and minerals division, after uncovering potentially corrupt payments made to a consultant who was providing advisory services on an iron ore project in Guinea. Jaclyn Jaeger reports.

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    Tales of crocodile tails under the FCPA


    While the FCPA makes clear it prohibits providing anything of value to a foreign governmental official, who’s to say what has value? For U.S. officials, it could be jewelery, cash, or sports tickets. But for Chinese executives, it could be something more exotic, say ... crocodile meat? Tom Fox has ...

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    Corruption becomes a political issue in Mexico


    Tom Fox looks at Mexico’s struggle to turn itself around, beginning with a political discussion and the introduction of FCPA-like anti-corruption regulation. Is it a turning point or a false start?

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    SFO charges three Tesco execs


    The Financial Reporting Council ended the investigation of U.K. retail giant Tesco’s former CFO, and the Serious Fraud Office just brought charges against three more individuals. Neil Hodge has more.

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    FIFA appoints chief compliance officer


    The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the international governing body of professional soccer, today announced that Edward Hanover, an experienced international compliance executive, has been appointed as the organisation’s chief compliance officer. He will begin work on 1 Oct. 2016. Jaclyn Jaeger has more.

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    Perception, reality, and global anti-corruption enforcement


    Tom Fox looks at scandals involving Swedish business empire Industrivärden and Apple that point to an increasing need for good compliance programs in an age of corruption and social media.

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    Survey: Anti-bribery compliance with ISO 37001 lagging


    A joint survey conducted by Compliance Week and STEELE Compliance Solutions reveals that most compliance officers still have a lot of work to do if their anti-bribery compliance programs are to satisfy ISO 37001 certification. Jaclyn Jaeger reports.

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    A look at Mexico’s new anti-corruption regime


    Mexico is getting serious about stamping out corruption, but that might make life difficult even for honest foreign companies operating within the country. Jaclyn Jaeger has more.

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    Amid corruption scandals, compliance booms in Brazil


    It might seem that corruption scandals are one of Brazil’s leading exports this year, but amid renewed government anti-bribery enforcement efforts, the country’s compliance sector is growing by leaps and bounds. Rodrigo Amaral has more.

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    FCPA compliance and the social contract


    Tom Fox looks at how Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance promotes multiple corporate stakeholders.

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    Detecting corruption in the pharmaceutical sector


    Jaclyn Jaeger looks at a new report from Transparency International that aims to help companies in the pharmaceutical industry detect and prevent corruption.

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    Ericsson: Seven employees summoned in Greece corruption probe


    Ericsson, a Swedish multinational communication technology and services company, recently disclosed that a Greek prosecutor has summoned seven current and former Ericsson employees in a preliminary investigation involving allegations of possible corruption. As Compliance Week previously reported, Ericsson this week also issued a statement confirming that it’s being investigated for ...

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    Armada Group responds to Unaoil investigation; threatens legal action


    Yet another company entangled in the massive media-leaked bribery and corruption scandal surrounding Monaco-based Unaoil has come forward, refuting the allegations and threatening legal action. Jaclyn Jaeger reports.