At Duke’s law school Thursday in Durham, North Carolina, Leslie Caldwell, the chief of the DOJ’s criminal division, talked about international crime and enforcement. She covered the fight against cybercrime, kleptocrats and their assets, Libor rigging, sanctions offenses, human trafficking and child exploitation, and corruption.… Continue Reading
Today the OECD’s Working Group on Bribery issued its Statement on France’s Implementation of its Anti-Bribery Convention. While acknowledging some progress, it expresses “serious concerns for France’s limited efforts to comply with the OECD Convention….and… Continue Reading
The DOJ is enhancing whistleblower protections for employees who expose problems at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where reports of retaliation have been criticized by the White House and lawmakers.
An October 17 letter from Assistant Attorney General Peter Kadzik to Senators Charles Grassley and Ron Wyden set out 11 reforms to encourage workers to come forward without fear of reprisals.… Continue Reading
For the tenth year in a row, Transparency International (TI) has assessed enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention (the Convention) and the results are disheartening.
The Convention is important for curbing foreign bribery because its forty one signatory countries collectively account for approximately two-thirds of world exports.… Continue Reading
Indonesia’s new president, Joko Widodo, couldn’t finish appointing his cabinet Wednesday after the country’s independent anti-corruption agency rejected eight of his nominees.
Widodo, pictured left, is Indonesia’s first leader not from the political or military elite.… Continue Reading