As Saudi Arabia prepares to assume the G20 presidency, the B20 – or Business 20 – has announced the creation of taskforces to address six thematic priorities in 2020.… Continue Reading
Last month the international business community, in the form of the business B20 group, put out a call for G20 nations to develop national-level anti-corruption strategies (June 22, 2018, B20 and C20 joint statement on implementation of national anti-corruption strategies).… Continue Reading
Dr. Klaus Moosmayer: The private sector can and must make a difference in the fight against corruption
On May 23rd, the President of the General Assembly of the United Nations held a high-level debate in the General Assembly to mark the fifteenth anniversary of the Assembly’s adoption of the United Nations Convention against Corruption.… Continue Reading
Canada has emerged as one of the cryptocurrency and blockchain centers of the world. Canada’s dominance in blockchain innovation stems in part from Toronto being home to Vitalik Buterin, the inventor of Ethereum Blockchain, which is the globally most adopted platform that supports ether (ETH), the second highest cryptocurrency valued at $63 billion.
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance counts 135 banks out of its 450 members that are trialing the new Ethereum Blockchain technology which launched in 2015.… Continue Reading
Global concerns about corruption are on the rise. This year alone, we have seen massive anti-corruption protests in Slovakia, South Korea, Romania and Russia.
This is not surprising as corruption underpins many of the world’s issues and it is against this background that the G20 leaders will meet on July 7-8 in Germany.… Continue Reading
The B20 stands for “Business 20.” It is the voice of global business in the political discussions held by the Governments of the twenty, economically strongest developing and developed, countries, the “G20.”
The G20 countries are responsible for 85 percent of the global gross domestic product and represent about two-thirds of the world’s population.… Continue Reading
So the G20 leaders meeting in Brisbane is over, and despite the usual distractions in the media from the world of high politics, they managed to stick to their agenda of economic and financial reform for growth.… Continue Reading
The former director of the UK Serious Fraud Office, Richard Alderman, shared with the FCPA Blog a Preliminary Study (pdf here) conducted by the B20 Task Force on Improving Transparency and Anti-Corruption that focuses on regulatory developments that could enhance the private sector’s role in fighting global corruption.… Continue Reading