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Friday
Oct202017

UK enforcement: No jail for Bertling managers after guilty pleas for Angola bribes

Three former senior employees of the F.H Bertling group who pleaded guilty to overseas bribery were given suspended jail sentences Friday in London.

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Friday
Oct202017

Report: Were HSBC, Stanchart ‘inadvertent conduits’ for South Africa graft money?

South Africa President Jacob ZumaThe UK Serious Fraud Office may review whether HSBC and Standard Chartered helped launder money linked to a South Africa corruption scandal, the BBC reported Thursday.

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Thursday
Oct192017

Jerry Fang: China arms corruption fighters with a sharp sword

With the world media attention focused on the 19th National Congress of Chinese Communist Party (CPC), it is worthwhile to pay attention to the nation-wide roll-out of the new anti-corruption regime of the National Supervision Commission (NSC) and introduction of the national supervision law, as just announced by President Xi during his  opening speech.

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Thursday
Oct192017

Italian prosecutor charges Shell and former execs with overseas bribery

The Milan Public Prosecutor’s Office has charged Royal Dutch Shell and four former executives for an alleged plot to pay massive bribes to win oil exploration rights in Nigeria.

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Thursday
Oct192017

Present your research at the 2018 OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum

The 2018 OECD Global Forum on Anti-Corruption and Integrity will be taking place on March 27-28, 2018.

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Wednesday
Oct182017

Maggie McGaharan: Zombies provide a teachable moment for international relations

While going through my recommended reading list on Amazon, a quirky (and spooky!) title stood out: Theories of International Politics and Zombies by Daniel Drezner.

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Wednesday
Oct182017

Martin Kenney on the psychology of whistleblowing: Are they brave or foolhardy?

Corporate whistleblowers may be perceived to fall into one or more of several categories. The first category we should consider is for those who blow the whistle because they feel it is the right thing to do. The second is for those who blow the whistle in anticipation of a reward, such as those offered by the SEC's whisteblower program.

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Wednesday
Oct182017

Rio Tinto pays UK fine, faces SEC charges for accounting fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday charged Rio Tinto Plc and two former executives with fraud for allegedly inflating the value of coal assets in Mozambique.

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Tuesday
Oct172017

Carsten Tams: A Noble laureate nudges for ethics

The work by Richard Thaler, this year’s winner of the Nobel prize in economics, has focused less on unethical behavior and more on savings, investing, and consumer choice behavior, but it has interesting implications for ethics practitioners.

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Tuesday
Oct172017

Angela Barkhouse: What happens when the corrupt regime is gone?

An excellent paper written by Roger Alford conceptualized the broken windows theory in corruption premised around the idea of a building with a few broken windows: If the windows are not repaired, the tendency may be for vandals to break a few more windows. Eventually, they may even break into the building, and if it's unoccupied, perhaps become squatters or light fires inside.

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Monday
Oct162017

Anti-corruption journalist murdered in Malta car bomb

An investigative journalist whose stories tied top politicians in Malta to allegations of corruption uncovered by the Panama Papers died in a car bomb Monday afternoon.

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Monday
Oct162017

How much do Chief Compliance Officers make?

The national average salary for a Chief Compliance Officer is nearly $132,000, according to Glassdoor, with some CCOs making more than $250,000 a year.

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