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Shruti Shah: Growing bipartisan interest in beneficial ownership transparency

I have written several times in the past about how anonymous/shell companies facilitate corruption and limit the ability of investigators to hold corrupt officials accountable. I have also been critical of the limited progress in the United States on this front. 

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Martin Kenney: Are cryptocurrencies the new Dutch Tulip mania?

The news earlier this month that Google was to follow Facebook and ban all ads for cryptocurrencies wasn’t entirely unexpected. However, it did say much about the way such innovative technology is being misused.

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Where does your compliance chief sit?

Image courtesy of FacebookThe New York Times asked who's sitting near the big bosses at Google and Facebook. It turned out the best seats are now occupied by teams working on artificial intelligence.

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Facebook: Perfect for selfies, likes...arms trafficking and bribery?

Frictionless mobile payments may not be as good as cash for paying bribes and buying contraband, but they're the next best thing.

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Panama Papers: 500 Indians, with a dash of Bollywood glamour

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Bollywood actress and former Miss WorldA famous Bollywood actor. His daughter in law, a former Miss World. One of India’s top lawyers. Politically connected “industrialists.” For a country with 1.2 billion people, the 500 or so Indian nationals disclosed so far in the Panama Papers are hardly a blip, and few of the names a surprise.

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The future calls: Guiding companies through lawful but new and novel

In the first post in this three-part series, I wrote about decision-making when the project is lawful but awful. But there are also risks when situations are lawful but new or novel.

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Russia ‘bribe envelopes’ are a big hit

Image from Facebook courtesy of artist Vasily Slonov is selling special envelopes to use for paying bribes.

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So, you want to blog about corruption.....

Last week, we participated in a panel discussion at the World Bank, titled “Voice of Corruption Hunters in Social Media.” The panel was part of the World Bank’s International Corruption Hunters Alliance (ICHA) Conference and served as an opportunity for several of us in the communication and academic worlds to discuss the importance of social media for sharing anti-corruption ideas and strategies.

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‘Swazileaks’ exposes ruler's $60 million a year lifestyle

Anonymous citizens from East Africa's Swaziland, one of the world's poorest countries, are using a Twitter account called SwaziLeaks to expose the lavish lifestyles of the country’s ruling family.

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Job: Compliance Specialist for Facebook

Job title: Compliance Specialist

Employer: Facebook

Location: Menlo Park, California

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Mixed reviews for social media from compliance pros 

Social media can be used to help disseminate information about a compliance program and to promote the program's virtues. But some think using social media for anything related to compliance it still too risky. The FCPA Blog reached out to several experts for their insights.

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In Malaysia, Facebook use at work could be corruption

The Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission said civil servants using Facebook or Twitter at work may face corruption charges.

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