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Tuesday
Jan242017

Manny Alas: Argentina pivots… to transparency and compliance

Argentina is experiencing a political and economic renaissance that’s drastically changing its business landscape. There’s a new focus on open markets, transparency and accountability in both the public and private sectors.

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Tuesday
Dec272016

Soenens and Michels: Are we hardwired for corruption or for integrity?

While one corruption scandal follows another, committed integrity defenders are relying more and more on behavioral sciences to design compliance systems and anti-corruption policy measures.

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Monday
Dec192016

OECD call for papers: New approaches to integrity, anti-corruption, and inclusive growth

Image courtesy of the OECD via Flicker photo streamThe OECD invites proposals for papers that feature new approaches, evidence and insights on topics related to integrity, anti-corruption and inclusive growth.

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Monday
Dec122016

OECD Working Group releases report on liability of legal persons for foreign bribery

The OECD Working Group on Bribery has been setting global standards for fighting foreign bribery since the adoption of the Anti-Bribery Convention in 1997. Among these standards, the Convention requires Parties to establish systems of liability of legal persons and to provide that firms found guilty of foreign bribery are subject to “effective, proportionate and dissuasive” sanctions.

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Wednesday
Nov162016

Chaim Gelfand: With first case, Israel joins the foreign bribery enforcement community

Monday marked the beginning of a new phase in Israel's fight against overseas graft. For the first time, a charging sheet was filed by the Tel Aviv District Prosecutor's office against an Israeli company for violating Israel's Bribery of Foreign Public Officials statutes.

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Tuesday
Sep272016

In Phase 4 reviews, OECD Working Group wants to identify and share good practices

The OECD recently published a resources booklet for the fourth round of country monitoring under the Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions.

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Wednesday
Aug312016

OECD Working Group wants comments about legal-person liability

The OECD Working Group on Bribery has launched an on-line consultation on liability of legal persons/corporate liability.  

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Thursday
Jul072016

Kathryn Gordon: Is foreign bribery an attractive investment in some countries?

A basic design principle for sanctions regimes is that crime should not pay. Yet, the OECD has just released a simulation study showing that foreign bribery can be an attractive investment for companies in many jurisdictions.

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Monday
Mar282016

France: Foreign anti-bribery bill won't allow corporate settlements

The French bill for Transparency and Modernization of Economic Life, which, among other things, aims at preventing foreign bribery and intensifying the fight against it, has been the subject of much speculation during the past few months.

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Monday
Mar282016

Murphy and Moschella to OECD: Use existing compliance and ethics program models to promote public integrity

We recently filed comments with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Council on Public Integrity, making suggestions on the Council’s draft Recommendation on Public Integrity.

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Tuesday
Mar152016

NGOs to OECD: Corporate pretrial agreements can work, but we still need deterrence

The OECD is hosting an Anti-Bribery Ministerial meeting Wednesday (March 16) to discuss how to strengthen implementation of its Anti-Bribery Convention. One of the issues on the table for discussion is how to encourage voluntary disclosure by companies of wrongdoing and how settlements can be used to do that.

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Thursday
Mar032016

Giulio Nessi: World sport should look to OECD model for restoring integrity

The international sport community is going through a turbulent time that has nothing to do with the results of any club or national team.

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