Entries in Greece (44)
Put 30 anti-corruption professionals from diverse countries in an academic classroom for three days, and the human mind goes to new places. Here’s a question that arose during my recent stint at the International Anti-Corruption Academy which we asked but could not answer. Can anyone?
Greek authorities said Monday they indicted 64 people for bribery involving Siemens AG from 1992 to 2006 related to communications company Hellenic Telecommunications (OTE).
In a speech Tuesday at CBI's Annual Pharmaceutical Compliance Congress in Washington D.C., the head of the SEC's enforcement division, Andrew Ceresney, left, talked about the most common ways pharmas violate the FCPA.
German auto parts maker and defense contractor Rheinmetall AG said in a statement Wednesday that a subsidiary agreed to pay a fine of €37 million ($46 million) to resolve a criminal investigation of alleged bribes in connection with arms sales in Greece.
Despite decades of corruption that helped drive Greece into bankruptcy and a $300 billion international bailout, politicians there have passed a raft of new laws giving themselves and others immunity for graft.
As I settle back at my desk in Peru, I reflect on my experience last week at the IACA’s Corporate Integrity Training program. Ten years ago I wouldn't have imagined sharing a room with people from 25 different countries to discuss anti-corruption compliance. Our topic has gone global like never before.
The publication last week of the EU’s first corruption monitoring report, with biennial ones to follow, highlights a striking disparity between its 28 members in tackling corruption.
In the past two weeks, Greek prosecutors have brought corruption charges against several current and former government officials and business leaders. These cases stem from bribery and money laundering committed during the financial crisis that began in 2008.
The SEC said Thursday that medical device and equipment maker Stryker Corporation will pay $13.2 million to resolve FCPA violations.
Greece's former defense minister was sentenced Monday to 20 years in jail for money laundering and taking kickbacks.