All corruption articles – Page 5

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    France Lags Behind in Global Corruption Fight


    France has drawn international attention amid a string of scandals that engulfed some of the country’s largest companies. When compared to the United States, experts believe that French authorities are more lenient on wrongdoing. The Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development is “seriously concerned” by the country’s “lackluster response” toward ...

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    Dealing With Corruption in Public Procurement


    The European Commission estimates that roughly €120 billion is lost annually to public procurement corruption. While the competition for government contracts continues to intensify, there are more opportunities for companies and potential clients to engage in unethical business practices, which can result in serious penalties and reputational damage. Here are ...

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    OECD Has ‘Grave Concerns’ with Argentina’s Anti-Bribery Efforts


    A report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Working Group on Bribery says it has "grave concerns" about Argentina’s commitment to fight foreign bribery. Argentina has no law to punish companies for foreign bribery or prosecute individuals who commit the crime abroad, the report says. Delays plague economic ...

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    Few Countries Make Good on OECD Anti-Bribery Pledge


    Oct. 23—Despite a 15-year-old promise to do so, many of the world’s leading economies are failing to do enough to prevent corruption and bribery. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Anti-Bribery Convention, adopted in 1997, was a pledge by 41 countries to make foreign bribery a crime. Years later, ...

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