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Wednesday
Apr232014

Deutsche Bank salesman in Japan describes 'systematic' bribery

Shigeru Echigo, a former salesman at Deutsche Bank in Tokyo, has admitted to bribery charges, but he says he was only following orders from his superiors.

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Wednesday
Apr232014

Who should be on your PEP list? 

International laws vary as to which persons are of most interest to regulators in their anti-money laundering and bribery rules. This makes creating a list of politically exposed persons a difficult task -- even if a critical one.

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Wednesday
Apr232014

China whistleblowers hit local obstacles

Local officials in China have been accused of blocking petitioners who flocked to a hotel in central China’s city of Zhengzhou seeking to meet inspectors from the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) to report on corruption.

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Tuesday
Apr222014

Navalny convicted of Twitter libel, could be jailed

Image courtesy of Wiki CommonsRussian opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny was convicted of libel Tuesday and could be sent to prison.

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Tuesday
Apr222014

Impending graft arrest in Indonesia ID card program

Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Tuesday named the director of the Home Affairs Ministry as a suspect in an investigation into corruption in the nation’s e-KTP (electronic identity) card program.

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Tuesday
Apr222014

EU adopts broad compliance disclosure rule

The European Council and Parliament passed a new law on April 15 to force about 6,000 EU companies to disclose information about environmental compliance, human rights, bribery and corruption.

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Tuesday
Apr222014

Travel services company fined $6 million for illegal Cuba trade

The U.S. Treasury Department announced its settlement with the Dutch company CWT B.V., fining it nearly $6 million for apparent violations of U.S. trade sanctions against Cuba.

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Tuesday
Apr222014

Report: Cash, booze and drugs buy India votes

2014 General Election MapElection officials in India since March have seized $36 million in cash, about 700,000 gallons of alcohol, and 220 pounds of heroin intended to buy votes for the ongoing 2014 election.

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Monday
Apr212014

China Resources chairman fired in graft scandal

Song Lin, the chairman of state-controlled China Resources, was fired Sunday for "suspected serious violations of discipline and law violations."

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Monday
Apr212014

Mike Scher has his eyes on Delaware

A pending case -- largely ignored by the compliance profession and the press -- brings before the courts one of the most troubling issues of the Wal-Mart investigation: Was the Wal-Mart Board of Directors misled during 2005-2012 regarding an alleged Mexican bribery scheme and subsequent cover-up? If so, was that due to intentional misconduct by some directors or senior executives reporting to the Board who either participated in or knew about the purported scheme?

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