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China graft joins the mile high club

Image courtesy of WikipediaAnother high-flying China official has been indicted for taking bribes.

Tian Xueren, the former deputy governor of Jilin Province, is accused of taking about $3 million on 85 occasions between 1995 and 2011.… Continue Reading

A scholar comes to our rescue

Dear FCPA Blog,
I am an Assistant Professor of Political Science at York University in Toronto, Canada. I follow the FCPA Blog, as I have been researching in the areas of transnational crime and corruption, and especially transnational bribery, for quite some time.… Continue Reading

‘Resource curse’ still haunts Uganda, Kenya

Since discovering oil in 2009, Uganda has not pumped a single barrel and the resource remains unexploited. An historic opportunity has so far been stymied by bureaucracy, law suits, corruption, hostilities with neighbors taking on a military hue, as well as the lack of adequate infrastructure to move the oil to market.… Continue Reading

Hold the shark fin; I’m honest and humble

Image courtesy of WikipediaChina’s crackdown on corruption is having a positive impact in an unexpected way. It’s causing a drop in demand for shark fin soup — good news for those working to save sharks.… Continue Reading

Job: Compliance Analyst

Job Title:  Compliance Analyst

Employer: AIG

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Position Description:

Prepare weekly Risk Transfer reports that are sent to Senior Management and manage outstanding risk transfer documentation spreadsheet to ensure corporate compliance and maximum quarter end completion totals.… Continue Reading

Why do Americans behave this way?

Ever wonder why the U.S. enacted the FCPA? Why Congress, the President, and the people of America took it upon themselves to clean up the rest of the world?

Here’s one reason why.… Continue Reading

Complaint about Saudi religious police triggers probe

Saudi Arabia’s religious police, also known as the Muttawa, are facing allegations of alleged corruption.

The Muttawa — officially called the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice — received a whistleblower complaint about alleged violations and said an investigation would be launched, according to local reports cited Wednesday by Al Arabiya.… Continue Reading