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Entries in OECD (146)

Tuesday
Aug272019

No easy solutions to the scourge of demand-side bribery

Imagine your house is on fire. In the front of the house, you have a fire department working tirelessly to put out the fire with water. In the back, someone is spraying your house with gasoline.*

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Tuesday
Jun252019

Why soft law is powerless to clean up the gold supply chain

The human rights and environmental risks that taint the supply chain of gold and other mining commodities will be no surprise to anyone who reads the newspapers. North Mara gold mine in Tanzania made headlines just last week after an investigation into mass murder and rape of local villagers and deadly contamination from a leaking tailings dam.

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Monday
Jun172019

What role does the WTO have in global anti-corruption enforcement?

There are many factors that make international trade particularly vulnerable to corruption. This begs the question of what has been done to fight corruption, particularly by international organizations like the World Trade Organization (WTO), whose role is regulating international trade.

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Thursday
May022019

Conflicts between GDPR and corporate anti-bribery compliance: OECD Working Group invites comments

In response to the OECD Working Group on Bribery’s (WGB) call for comments from stakeholders as part of its upcoming review of the 2009 OECD Anti-Bribery Recommendation, TRACE has submitted its overview of the significant challenges the new EU data protection legislation poses to corporate anti-bribery compliance programs. 

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Tuesday
Dec112018

Enforcement Survey: What happens to public officials who take bribes?

The business community often complains during consultations with the OECD Working Group on Bribery that its focus on criminalizing the supply-side of foreign bribery creates an unbalanced approach to enforcement. In their view, companies face credible enforcement risks and high sanctions if they engage in foreign bribery, while the public officials who solicit or receive bribes seem to enjoy de facto impunity.

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Monday
Nov052018

Due diligence warning about ‘golden passport’ countries

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development published a list of "golden passport" schemes from 21 countries that are high risk and "required to be  taken into account" during due diligence.

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Tuesday
Oct302018

Call for Papers: 2019 OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum

The 2019 OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum will be taking place on March 20-21, 2019.

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Monday
Jun182018

Richard Bistrong: When we're squeezed, do ethical decisions flow out?

When I started blogging in 2014, there was little discussion about how issues like financial pressures and "micro-cultures" could impact decision making that can lead us astray.

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Wednesday
Apr252018

Alison Taylor: Compliance could be perfect if it didn't involve people

For the last several years, academic attention has converged on questions of behavioral ethics, and the findings are robust and sophisticated.

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Friday
Apr202018

Louisa Tomar: Local business community still missing in the global anti-corruption conversation

Corruption remains a number one concern of citizens across the world. People feel left out of the benefits of globalization and are increasingly disillusioned with the public institutions meant to protect them and their economic and social interests. Predictably, this year’s OECD Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum focused on public integrity.

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Wednesday
Feb072018

Jobs: Anti-Corruption Analysts (OECD - Paris)

The OECD's Anti-Corruption Division is seeking applicants for multiple positions in Paris.

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Monday
Jan292018

Pulvirenti and Bray: First look at Australia’s proposed new anti-bribery law

The Australian government has tabled a series of new laws covering foreign bribery and other economic offenses. If these are passed into law, as we expect, they will make it much easier to prosecute companies for bribery offenses committed either at home or abroad.

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