The Indian government has proposed new legislation on evidence, criminal procedures, and the criminal code, replacing existing laws, some of which date back a century. If these proposed laws are passed as-is, it would mean significant changes to how investigations are conducted in India, including the ensuing disclosure obligations and criminal liabilities.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: Bribery
Nearly every major company in the world has implemented some form of anti-corruption training. We don’t often get a chance to peek at internal company videos, but we recently stumbled upon a short film from Mercedes-Benz.… Continue Reading
Last week, Apple debuted its new ethics and compliance site containing links to policy documents on a wide range of compliance topics. The company’s anti-corruption policy includes some interesting details.… Continue Reading
Several well-known lists rank colleges and universities in the United States. Rankings that take into account diverse factors — class size, teacher-to-student ratio, financial aid, campus social life — are useful as a relative assessment of quality and allow future students to evaluate which schools might be good matches for their own temperaments, needs, resources, and goals.… Continue Reading
In the aftermath of Airbus’ $4 billion global settlement, one can’t help but wonder: What preemptive action can a company take to avoid similar entanglements? Here are the five biggest takeaways every company in any industry can benefit from.… Continue Reading
The Romanian National Anticorruption Directorate arrested businessman Dan Adamescu Friday, charging him with bribing judges to rule in his favor in court cases.
Prosecutors from the anticorruption agency said Adamescu instructed his lawyer and others to pay bribes of 20,000 euros ($27,200) to two judges in December 2013 who were presiding over several insolvency cases involving his companies.… Continue Reading
The Sentencing Council in the UK has released new guidelines for how individuals convicted of fraud, money laundering and bribery offenses should be punished.
They will take effect on October 1, 2014.… Continue Reading
A former government official in the U.S. Virgin Islands has been indicted on bribery and extortion charges, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday.
A federal grand jury indicted Louis “Lolo” Willis on three counts each of bribery and extortion stemming from his time as the executive director of the Virgin Islands legislature from 2009 to 2012.… Continue Reading
A court in Tel Aviv Monday found former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert guilty of taking bribes while he served as mayor of Jerusalem and a government minister.
Judge David Rosen convicted Olmert of receiving bribes related to a controversial Jerusalem housing project called Holyland.… Continue Reading