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Entries in Basel Institute on Governance (15)


Job: Head of Programs ICAR

Job Title: Head of Programs - International Centre for Asset Recovery

Employer: Basel Institute on Governance

Location: Basel, Switzerland

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Job: Senior Asset Recovery Specialist – Mozambique

Job Title: Senior Asset Recovery Specialist – Mozambique

Employer: Basel Institute on Governance

Location: Mozambique

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Dr. Thomas Christ: The Basel Art Trade Guidelines 10 years on 

This overview provides a perspective on an industry sector – the art market – that has increasingly come into the spotlight of law enforcement and business integrity circles in recent years. Dubious practices of some market players has led to demands for greater transparency in art market transactions in particular in relation to the secrecy surrounding the provenance of funds used to purchase art.

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Gemma Aiolfi: How companies can use e-government as a compliance tool

Earlier this year, the Basel Institute on Governance asked FCPA Blog readers about your perceptions on whether and how e-governance reduces corruption. Thanks to those of you who answered, we are pleased to share with you the results of our anonymous web survey published today in a new report entitled New Perspectives on E-Government and the Prevention of Corruption.

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Gretta Fenner: Are companies and executives responsible for human rights violations abroad?

What is the responsibility and possible criminal liability of companies and their officials relating to human right violations allegedly committed abroad?

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Does e-government reduce corruption? Take the survey

Do e-government and digital technologies really help to prevent corruption? Companies appear to believe that they do -- but what's your view?

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Do e-government and digital technologies really help to prevent corruption?

E-government to business (G2B) such as e-procurement, e-tax filing and e-sourcing are often cited as being useful to reduce interface between companies and government officials and thus the scope for discretionary decisions, thereby diminishing the opportunities for bribery.

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Metals technology industry leaders announce their participation in Anti-Corruption Collective Action Initiative 

The three leading companies in the metals technology industry -- Danieli & C. Officine Meccaniche SpA, Primetals Technologies Limited, and SMS GmbH -- have announced their participation in a sector-specific Collective Action Initiative in which they exchange best practice and knowledge in anti-corruption compliance and related developments within their industry.

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Singapore: Strong AML laws, weak enforcement

Singapore demonstrates a strong anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) legislative framework but despite this, it shows significant weaknesses in its effective implementation, according to a recent review by the Financial Action Task Force

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Pieth, Stiglitz quit Panama Papers panel

Mark PiethTwo international experts appointed by the Panama government to investigate the use of anonymous offshore companies to evade taxes and hide assets quit Friday because of government interference.

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Upcoming Event: Anti-Corruption Collective Action Conference (Basel, Switzerland -- October 20-21)

The International Centre for Collective Action (ICCA) at the Basel Institute on Governance is hosting a conference entitled “Collective Action: Evidence, Experience and Impact on October 20 - 21, 2016 in Basel, Switzerland.

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Mike Scher: Let's hope ‘business-side enforcement’ is the future

The FCPA Blog has been talking about the growth of global enforcement and compliance. That's good. But let’s not forget the original principle of enforcement by business organizations themselves.

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