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Entries in United Nations (69)

Friday
Nov082013

Are the OECD and UN Anti-Graft Conventions working?

Miller & Chevalier's Homer Moyer and James Tillen are among the speakers at an upcoming full-day conference called ‘The International Fight Against Corruption:  Are the OECD and UN Conventions Achieving their Objectives?’

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Friday
Nov012013

World Bank hosting event about high-seas piracy

Since 2005, over $400 million has been paid in ransoms to pirates who’ve hijacked ships in the Indian Ocean. The World Bank, INTERPOL, and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime have followed the money to find out who gets it, how it's distributed and moved, where it's invested, and how the illegal money flows can be stopped.

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Monday
Oct282013

Holder to the World: ‘Corruption can be overcome’

Here's an excerpt from Attorney General Eric Holder's remarks Monday at the Arab Forum on Asset Recovery in Morocco.

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Thursday
Jul112013

Pharma bribe probe points to China parallel prosecutions

Last week, Chinese police detained employees at the Shanghai, Beijing, and Changsha offices of a British pharmaceutical giant as part of an investigation into possible economic crimes committed by the company in China, including bribery.

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Friday
Jul052013

Job: Corporate Ethics & Compliance Consultant (United Nations)

Job Title: Corporate Ethics & Compliance Consultant

Employer: United Nations

Location: New York, NY

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Thursday
Jun272013

How to RESIST paying bribes

In 2009, companies from the private sector (mainly in Europe) decided, through the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to develop in cooperation with the World Economic Forum, the UN Global Compact and Transparency International a training tool known as RESIST (Resisting Extortions and Solicitations in International Transactions).

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Monday
Jun172013

Opportunities for Transparency: Will the G8 Act?

As the G8 leaders meet in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow, it is important that they make strides on two key anti-corruption issues: (1) Ensuring public officials and their relatives cannot cloak their identities and the source of their corrupt funds by using anonymous corporations and (2) Ensuring that extractive wealth fuels development rather than corruption and poor governance.

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Tuesday
May142013

The Richmond Research Guide: Updated

Not too long ago we announced the new University of Richmond Research Guide, a free online tool for conducting anti-bribery research. And we'd now like to thank the many readers who have suggested valuable additions.

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Tuesday
Apr302013

Total, CEO face French criminal case

The Total building (Total HQ) in la Défense near Paris, France (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)Here's the disclosure from Total SA's Form 6-K (Report of Foreign Private Issuer) filed with the SEC on April 29, 2013 dealing with a criminal investigation in France of the company, its chairman and CEO, and other employees:

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Monday
Mar252013

The courage to speak

The journalists of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) risk everything to tell stories about gangsters and graft in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

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Wednesday
Mar202013

U.N. whistleblower 'treated like a criminal' 

Foreign Policy's Colum Lynch reported Tuesday on a U.N. disputes tribunal that awarded $65,000 in compensation to an American whistleblower who was wrongly fired and banned from U.N. property, just a fraction of his $3.8 million request.

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Monday
Jan282013

Total on trial for oil-for-food violations

The French oil giant Total SA is on trial in Paris for violating the United Nations oil-for-food program.

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