Entries in Chicago (17)
Webster defines integrity as "firm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values: incorruptibility." That's not bad. But it's a bit bloodless.
The media’s coverage of trust is gaining momentum -- but the headlines are still fuzzy. It's not hard to find examples that talk about trust as an adjective, verb, and noun, but that all fail to frame or define for readers what the word “trust” really means.
A former chief executive officer of Redflex Traffic Systems pleaded guilty Friday to being part of an eight-year bribery and fraud scheme.
For the first time in 15 years, in 2015 an ousted Illinois governor left office without handcuffs. Alas the state -- and more specifically, Chicago -- found a new way to remain on the corruption-related newsfeed. Little League baseball.
Civil asset recovery actions against kleptocrats stashing their loot in luxury real estate abroad has become a hot new topic in the global anti-corruption movements with the publication of Public Wrongs, Private Actions. This handy guide empowers developing nations with realistic tools to hunt down the stolen assets secreted abroad. Civil lawsuits, unlike criminal cases, do not normally require dual criminality and are therefore often the best and only possible remedy.
Job Title: Chief Compliance Officer - U.S.
Employer: Aon Corporation
Location: Chicago, Illinois USA
A former CEO of red-light camera operator Redflex Traffic Systems was indicted Wednesday on charges she and a top Chicago official conspired to rig the traffic camera business for a decade.
A federal indictment unsealed Wednesday charged six foreign nationals, including a Ukrainian businessman and a government official in India, with an alleged racketeering conspiracy to bribe officials in India to gain titanium mining rights.
Professor Elizabeth Spahn spoke for victims of bribery before most of us had discovered the topic. She has defended compliance as pro-business and condemned bribes for destroying capitalism. More eloquently than anyone else, she has stood for the idea -- once derided and now embraced -- that compliance and enforcement can change the world and help people live better lives.