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Posts Tagged: Bribery

Proposed changes to Indian criminal laws clarify reporting in bribery investigations

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

The Psychologies of Corruption

Training, financial controls, and monitoring are the bread and butter of compliance programs. But to truly understand how to prevent bribery within our organizations, compliance leaders should look beyond the basics and consider motives.Continue Reading

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What began as good-natured tech tinkering last week ended down the rabbit hole of AI-powered content and its unsettling implications for compliance. And what a deep hole it is.… Continue Reading

How nuanced are your risk rankings for countries?

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

What does this Apple disclosure mean?

Apple published its annual Conflict Minerals Reports last week that said the company is reviewing information about alleged activities involving the Democratic Republic of the Congo that include bribery and illegal payments.… Continue Reading

Prominent Romanian businessman arrested for bribing judges

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

Ex-Virgin Islands official charged with bribery

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

Former Israel PM Ehud Olmert convicted of bribery

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