We are perhaps six weeks away from a deal which would open up a country shunned for nearly four decades.
China is pushing reforms at public hospitals in the wake of widespread complaints about inadequate healthcare services and corruption related to drug sales.
Job Title: Compliance Officer III- Commercial Banking Group, Lending
Employer: BNP Paribas - Bank of the West
Location: San Francisco, California USA
President Vladimir Putin signed a law this month that allows prosecutors to declare foreign and international non-governmental organizations "undesirable" and arrest Russians cooperating with them.
A 47-count indictment was unsealed early Wednesday morning in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, charging 14 defendants with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies for a 24-year corruption scheme at the heart of international soccer.
In this series I’m making the case that we should now think of freedom from corruption as a universal human right. John Locke, whose political philosophy is the foundation of modern rights thinking, certainly thought of corruption this way. He just called it by a different name. But just as interestingly, diverse thought systems from around the world similarly view corruption as violating the most fundamental principles of government.
In her recent post on the FCPA Blog, Alison Taylor said organizational and team culture and norms are overwhelmingly important in explaining why and how corruption occurs. "The person at the desk next to you is a far more important source of how things really work and how to get things done than the code of conduct," she said.
Is freedom from corruption a human right? That is, should we understand it as one? The world does not now think of corruption that way. Major international anti-corruption conventions, such as the OECD Convention Against Bribery or UN Convention Against Corruption, do not frame corruption as a rights violation. Neither do the human rights instruments, such as UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights or the two International Covenants, include corruption among their lists of internationally recognized rights.
Hyperdynamics Corporation said Friday the DOJ has closed its FCPA investigation without bringing any charges against the company.