Today’s hyper-transparent environment has given the public stunning opportunities to review internal communications from executives at leading companies and to pass real-time judgments on the strengths and vulnerabilities of their cultures.… Continue Reading
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Description: Facebook seeks a highly motivated team player to serve as Associate General Counsel for its Compliance Investigations team.… Continue Reading
I have written several times in the past about how anonymous/shell companies facilitate corruption and limit the ability of investigators to hold corrupt officials accountable. I have also been critical of the limited progress in the United States on this front. … Continue Reading
The news earlier this month that Google was to follow Facebook and ban all ads for cryptocurrencies wasn’t entirely unexpected. However, it did say much about the way such innovative technology is being misused.… Continue Reading
Frictionless mobile payments may not be as good as cash for paying bribes and buying contraband, but they’re the next best thing.
A famous Bollywood actor. His daughter in law, a former Miss World. One of India’s top lawyers. Politically connected “industrialists.” For a country with 1.2… Continue Reading
In the first post in this three-part series, I wrote about decision-making when the project is lawful but awful. But there are also risks when situations are lawful but new or novel.… Continue Reading
Siberian artist Vasily Slonov is selling special envelopes to use for paying bribes.
“The envelopes, which are decorated with the text of the criminal code article that deals with bribery, sold like hot cakes and were even bought by corrupt bureaucrats themselves,” Slonov told the Moscow Times.… Continue Reading
Last week, we participated in a panel discussion at the World Bank, titled “Voice of Corruption Hunters in Social Media.” The panel was part of the World Bank’s International Corruption Hunters Alliance (ICHA) Conference and served as an opportunity for several of us in the communication and academic worlds to discuss the importance of social media for sharing anti-corruption ideas and strategies.… Continue Reading
Anonymous citizens from East Africa’s Swaziland, one of the world’s poorest countries, are using a Twitter account called SwaziLeaks to expose the lavish lifestyles of the country’s ruling family.