Alexandra Wrage, left, is the founder and president of TRACE International, a non-profit anti-corruption organization.
TRACE (which stands for Transparent Agents and Contracting Entities) offers member companies access to an online anti-bribery program and the annual TRACE Forum in Washington, D.C.,… Continue Reading
Aon Corporation, one of the biggest insurance brokerage firms in the world, agreed today to resolve FCPA charges with the DOJ and SEC.
It will pay a $1.76 million criminal penalty to the DOJ and $14.5 million in disgorgement and prejudgment interest to the SEC.… Continue Reading
The new head of the Serious Fraud Office has just been announced. David Green CB Q.C (left) is an interesting man. He started his career with three years in defence intelligence at the Ministry of Defence, studied for the Bar part time before joining one of the foremost criminal sets of Barristers in the country. … Continue Reading
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently released its long-awaited opinion in the appeal of hand-bag mogul turned FCPA defendant Frederic Bourke.
Bourke advanced a number of issues on appeal, but from an FCPA perspective none were as interesting as his contention that the trial court erred in giving a “conscious avoidance” instruction to the jury.… Continue Reading
As Chief Executive of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Ernst Ligteringen, left, encourages and enables businesses to shine light on their sustainability efforts.
GRI’s mission is to make sustainability reporting just as common in the corporate world as financial reporting.… Continue Reading
Frederic Bourke’s conviction on an FCPA conspiracy was upheld by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
Bourke was found guilty by a federal jury in Manhattan in July 2009 of investing in an oil privatization scheme in Azerbaijan despite knowing officials there would be bribed.… Continue Reading