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Entries in Australia (60)

Wednesday
Aug132014

Chief of Aussie miner quits after Hong Kong bribe conviction

The chief executive of Australia-listed Brockman Mining resigned last week after he was convicted in Hong Kong of taking a bribe.

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Tuesday
Aug052014

From Oz, a proposal to limit directors' duties

The Age reported from Australia last week that the government may change existing laws to create a "safe harbor" to shield company directors from prosecution.

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Wednesday
Jul302014

Australia clamps ‘embarrassing’ gag order on global banknote bribe case

Wikileaks Tuesday released what it said is "an unprecedented Australian censorship order concerning a multi-million dollar corruption case explicitly naming the current and past heads of state of Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam, their relatives and other senior officials."

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Tuesday
Jun242014

The corruption within us

Yang Hengjun is a China-born writer now based in Australia. His Chinese language blog is featured on major Chinese current affairs and international relations portals and his posts are read by millions.

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Thursday
Apr102014

How do the G20 members rank for graft?

The Group of 20 members represent around 85 per cent of the world's gross domestic product, over 75 per cent of global trade, and two-thirds of the world’s population.

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Tuesday
Mar252014

Dispatch from the Wittgenstein Villa

I write from the International Anti-Corruption Academy conference in Vienna, Austria, where many speakers have remarked how much the world has changed in the past few years.

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Tuesday
Mar252014

Job: Senior Manager, Global Anti-Corruption

Job Title: Senior Manager, Global Anti-Corruption

Employer: American Express

Location: Singapore

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Wednesday
Mar192014

Using technology to improve your compliance program (Part 2) 

This post is the second of two covering the importance of compliance professionals understanding the technology that drives their businesses and produces the data they need to manage risk. The first post is here.

Companies are usually aware of the benefits of leveraging big data to detect fraudulent activity, but often struggle with how to get started.

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Monday
Feb172014

Are all FCPA lawyers and compliance officers fair game for NSA spying?

Image courtesy of the Australian Signals DirectorateA document from Edward Snowden dated February 2013 showed that the Australian Signals Directorate spied on an American law firm and passed the results to the NSA, the New York Times said Saturday.

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Thursday
Feb132014

China's 'naked officials' are targets of crackdown

The communist party’s anti-corruption watchdog – the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) – has vowed, once again, to hunt corrupt officials who flee the country and to scrutinize “naked officials” in a drive to crack down on top-level corruption.

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Thursday
Jan162014

Australia must improve ways to combat bribery in 2014

The ABC network recently ran a segment on the OECD's concerns about Australia’s approach to bribery investigations entitled Australia 'failing' to tackle bribery by multinationals: OECD. Its examination of cases occurring prior to 2012 is relevant to the country's current weaknesses in anti-corruption prevention and detection.

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Wednesday
Dec112013

SFO on Dahdaleh: ‘No aspect of this investigation was outsourced’

This was released Tuesday by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office:

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Statement: 10 December 2013

The SFO has today offered no evidence against Victor Dahdaleh, having concluded that there is no longer a realistic prospect of conviction in this case.

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