A jury in the Bahamas Tuesday convicted a former board member of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation of bribery, finding he took hundreds of thousands of dollars to help Alstom win contracts, reduce penalties for late performance, and overturn a government award to a competitor.… Continue Reading
Here is the astounding opening passage from a decision by the Supreme Court of Canada issued on April 29 in World Bank v. Wallace:
Corruption is a significant obstacle to international development.… Continue Reading
The media would have us believe that Brazil is in a state of unmitigated crisis and collapse. But that’s just the surface story.
Sure, the president is subject to impeachment proceedings, a flagship state-owned enterprise is exposed as systemically corrupt, and a great many leading government officials are implicated in the corruption scheme.… Continue Reading