The UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC), ratified in 2005, endorsed the post-colonial idea of independent anti-corruption agencies as a best practice to fight graft at the country level. Today, around 60 countries have at least one independent anti-corruption agency.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: Corruption Eradication Commission
As Jason Deegan’s post for the FCPA Blog recently reminded us, Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) rarely points to major changes from year to year. However, a closer analysis of ratings since 2012 – the year when TI adopted its current methodology for the CPI – may be more revealing.… Continue Reading
Indonesia authorities said that as part of the global investigation into chemical maker Innospec Inc, two individuals were convicted and sentenced for bribery offenses.
A court in Jakarta convicted Suroso Atmomartoyo in late October, according to a case update posted by the UK Serious Fraud Office.… Continue Reading
The leaders of Indonesia’s independent anti-corruption agency decided Monday not to prosecute a former nominee to lead the national police.
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) said it will hand over the graft case against Budi Gunawan to the Indonesia attorney general’s office.… Continue Reading
Indonesian President Joko Widodo nominated a new candidate to lead the national police Wednesday, a month after the country’s independent anti-graft agency accused his original choice of graft.… Continue Reading
The deputy chairman of Indonesia’s trusted independent Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) was arrested Friday morning when he brought his son to school in West Java.… Continue Reading
President Joko Widodo said Friday he’ll postpone his appointment of a three star police general to be the national police chief because of allegations of corruption.
The independent Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) named Budi Gunawan last Tuesday as a graft suspect.… Continue Reading
Regular readers of the FCPA Blog know we’re a big fan of Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).
In 2013, the agency won the Ramon Magsaysay Award — known as Asia’s Nobel Prize.… Continue Reading
Indonesia’s independent anti-graft agency will target the energy industry to investigate what President Joko Widodo has called an “oil and gas mafia.”
Indonesia loses $4 billion every year due to poor procurement practices in the public sector, the Jakarta Globe reported Wednesday, citing a recent study by consultanting firm A.T.… Continue Reading