UNC Professor Penny AbernathyThe journalism school at the University of North Carolina has produced an extensive and brilliant report about the sad decline of the American newspaper industry.
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On July 16, the New York Times published a special minute-by-minute analysis of events during the April 15 fire in Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. That analysis, which includes interactive 3D diagrams of Notre-Dame and the response by firefighters, is worth reading because it indicates how close Notre-Dame came to collapse and how much firefighters risked their lives to reach critical areas of the fire and prevent that collapse.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) recently published its Fraud Investigations Activity Report for 2018, reflecting the EIB’s ”zero tolerance” to fraud and corruption (and other Prohibited Conduct) that’s defined in the Bank’s Anti-Fraud Policy.
Rep. Sheila Jackson LeeFour members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced legislation Friday that will criminalize extortion by foreign officials, enabling the DOJ to indict the officials for demanding bribes to fulfill, neglect, or violate their official duties. The legislation would plug a gap in the FCPA, under which only bribe payers can be prosecuted.
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Transparency International’s CPI may not be perfect, but the perception of corruption in a country matters. As one study found, if you go to a country where you expect corruption, and someone solicits a bribe from you, you are more likely to give the bribe.
The 2019 fiscal year saw the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issue its largest total amount in fines against individuals.
When I was beating my sales targets every quarter over the course of a decade, it’s understandable why no one wanted to uncover anything that might disturb those results. So a “dangerous silence” marked my relationships with both peers and those above me in the chain of command.