An affidavit prepared by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police alleges that a former SNC-Lavalin executive arranged more than $160 million in bribes to the son of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi in exchange for engineering contracts.… Continue Reading
New scholarship from Elizabeth Spahn tackles the opportunities and risks behind the new trend of multi-national antibribery enforcement.
It’s a topic crucial to nations joining the war against graft. And it’s no less important to anyone facing the threat of enforcement by two or more countries.… Continue Reading
Lanny Breuer, the head of the Justice Department’s criminal division, is reported to be preparing his exit.
As the Assistant Attorney General for the criminal division since 2009, Breuer led the 600 DOJ lawyers who prosecute federal criminal cases across the country.… Continue Reading
Former Honduran Telecom Managing Director Marcelo Chimirri has been acquitted by the Honduras Supreme Court of charges of bribery, fraud and abuse of authority.
Chimirri, a nephew of deposed president Manuel Zelaya, was involved in the LatiNode case.… Continue Reading
Laurence Cockcroft is the author of the powerful new book Global Corruption: Money, Power, and Ethics in the Modern World.
In our review, we said Cockcroft, an economist and founding member of Transparency International, ‘leaves math and wonkiness behind (no small feat for an economist) and delivers a great narrative.’… Continue Reading
German sporting goods giant Adidas is putting a fresh foot forward in re-launching its troubled Reebok operations in India.
The company has appointed new management and made significant changes to its operations in India to address a complex corporate fraud that resulted in an estimated loss of approximately $160 million.… Continue Reading
In just ten days, Gaozhou People’s Hospital in Guangdong Province went from being held up as a model of affordable, corruption-free healthcare to the subject of a graft investigation led by a special task force.… Continue Reading