The World Bank Group Sanctions Board is the final decision maker in contested cases of sanctionable practices in World Bank Group-financed development operations — primarily fraud, corruption, and collusion. Current members of the Sanctions Board include top international arbitrators, high court justices, and other leading jurists and development experts from around the world.… Continue Reading
After conducting statistical analysis on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act penalties, it’s clear that foreign firms are paying nearly four times higher FCPA penalties as domestic U.S. firms.
In “The Extraterritorial Application of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act” I explore the proposition that the U.S.… Continue Reading
A federal jury convicted a sitting Puerto Rico superior court judge Wednesday of taking bribes to acquit a businessman of vehicular homicide charges.
Judge Manuel Acevedo-Hernandez, 62, was found guilty by a jury in Puerto Rico after a one-week trial of conspiracy to commit federal programs bribery and receipt of a bribe by an agent of an organization receiving federal funds. … Continue Reading
Tampa, Florida-based engineering and construction firm PBSJ Corporation agreed Thursday to pay $3.4 million for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by paying bribes and employing foreign officials to win Qatari government contracts.… Continue Reading
Hello, my name is Carter Nichols and I am one of eight law students who want to research corruption surrounding the 2016 Olympics – but I need your help! In March, our group will be traveling to Brazil to interview government officials, politicians, business leaders, and advocacy groups in an effort to understand and analyze corruption in Brazil.… Continue Reading