I was released from prison for FCPA offenses just over six years ago today, and three years ago gained restoration of my travel and other civil rights. So when I hear now about convictions or guilty pleas in FCPA and other white-collar cases, I understand the gut-wrenching uncertainty that these individuals face.… Continue Reading
The International Chamber of Commerce is hosting its International Integrity & Anti-Corruption Conference on Friday, December 6 at the Peace Palace in The Hague.… Continue Reading
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. Featuring prominently this year again is the topic of integrity & compliance, alongside digitalization; energy, sustainability & climate change; finance & infrastructure; future of work & education; and trade & investment.… Continue Reading
Conflicts of interest may not be illegal per se. But they may lead to corruption, for example when someone uses their official authority to benefit themselves , a relative or friend.… Continue Reading
A report by the European Commission describes how corruption affects member states and costs their economies around €120 billion a year.
The European Commissioner for Home Affairs, Cecilia Malmström, spoke at a news conference in Brussels Monday.… Continue Reading
In 2009, companies from the private sector (mainly in Europe) decided, through the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to develop in cooperation with the World Economic Forum, the UN Global Compact and Transparency International a training tool known as RESIST (Resisting Extortions and Solicitations in International Transactions).… Continue Reading