Do e-government and digital technologies really help to prevent corruption? Companies appear to believe that they do -- but what's your view?
Entries in Basel Institute on Governance (10)
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.
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.
Two 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.
When a company suspects a competitor is going to pay bribes, the temptation is to do the same thing. Bribe takers encourage a bribery bidding war. They want the biggest bribe to win the business, not the best price, product or service.
Tanzania has asked for help to find out if money moving into bank accounts in Switzerland was stolen from the government through fraud and corruption.