Job Title: Director, Financial Integrity Investigations Location: New York Company: International Rescue Committee Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee is among the world’s leading humanitarian relief and development organizations. The IRC has been at the forefront of virtually every major humanitarian initiative to assist people uprooted by war, persecution, or civil conflict for the […]
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Governments and international financial institutions (IFIs) are stepping up to respond to the public health and economic crisis caused by Covid-19. For its part, the World Bank Group (WBG) has approved billions of dollars in financing to support countries in their efforts against the pandemic. Given the quickly evolving nature of the crisis, responders are balancing […]
Apart from minor changes, Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index doesn’t change very much year by year and its publication each January typically leads to an uptick in its common criticisms being voiced at the same time every year. These core criticisms are primarily concerning the fact that the CPI relies on a small number […]
The DOJ alleged in a civil forfeiture complaint Wednesday that officials at Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund 1MDB and the step son of the Malaysia prime minister diverted more than $3.5 billion from the fund.
Transparency International UK launched a new online tool this month to provide businesses with practical and in depth guidance on tackling bribery and corruption.
[…] federal judge in Massachusetts, says public corruption at the highest levels of government in many nations threatens global stability. Judge Wolf, pictured, made the case for an international anti-corruption court at the 2014 World Forum on Governance, hosted by the Brookings Institute and Czech nonprofit Zaostřeno. Here’s an excerpt from his report — The […]
An increased urgency is growing around the world regarding the need to confront the deep-rooted problem of corruption. Prime Minister David Cameron plans to host a major international anti-corruption summit in London in May 2016 that will engage the global community on this issue. The Wilson Center’s Rule of Law Initiative, in collaboration with […]
[…] October 2018. Petros Contoguris, Azat Martirossian, and Vitaly Leshkov (DOJ | SDOH 17-233): The DOJ indicted Contoguris, a Greek national and the founder and chief executive officer of Gravitas & CIE International Ltd., on October 12, 2017, for activities related to the Rolls Royce enforcement action. Several other individuals, including James Finley, Keith Barnett, Aloysius Johannes Jozef Zuurhout, and […]
[…] supply chain risks, developed policies, created operational guidance, and began to craft disclosure statements about their efforts to prevent forced labor. The legislation does not apply to international organizations, but what if it did? Most of us assume that international organizations with laudable humanitarian missions are behaving ethically. The reality is that many of […]
Since the FATF 40 Recommendations were published in 1990, Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) compliance became one of the most regulated fields. By contrast, anti-corruption compliance is developing under the influence of international soft law.