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Posts Tagged: Mark Pieth

Pieth, Stiglitz quit Panama Papers panel

Two international experts appointed by the Panama government to investigate the use of anonymous offshore companies to evade taxes and hide assets quit Friday because of government interference.

Professor Mark Pieth, chair of the Basel (Switzerland) Institute on Governance, told the BBC he resigned from the Panama Papers commission after the government said it would pre-approve all findings.… Continue Reading

Stephen Zimmermann: International organizations tip the scale towards integrity

Over the last year, we have reached several noteworthy milestones in the global fight against corruption. In the arena of fighting corruption in international development, two important milestones stand out as having paved the way for significant progress and in setting us on a course for our continued success in reducing the impact of corruption on the poor.… Continue Reading

Ukraine signs international agreement to fight corruption

The government of Ukraine signed an anti-corruption initiative Monday with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to establish a Business Ombudsman Institution.

The Memorandum of Understanding for the Ukrainian Anti-Corruption Initiative was co-signed by the EBRD, the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, the European Business Association, and Ukrainian organizations.… Continue Reading

DC event will honor Mark Pieth, examine OECD and UN anti-corruption efforts

Mark Pieth, Professor of Criminal Law at Basel University, Chairman of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business TransactionsOn December 4, 2013, The George Washington University Law School will host a tribute to Mark Pieth for his 25 years serving as Chairman of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions.… Continue Reading