The United States has a long legal history of holding corporations criminally responsible for acts of employees and agents. But that concept never existed under German or French law, among others.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: Transparency International
I enjoyed Shruti Shah’s post last week about TI’s progress report on country enforcement in the OECD countries.
Her point about anti-corruption enforcement — that the most active countries should always encourage the laggards to be more active — seems like a critical one to me.… Continue Reading
I began this series by noting that with the FCPA reform movement now in abeyance, it’s a good time to venture out. Stretch our thinking a bit, push the boundaries. Let’s reassess the problems we’re trying to solve, and how best to solve them.… Continue Reading
Transparency International (TI) released its eighth annual progress report on the enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention today.
The progress report represents an independent assessment of the status of OECD enforcement, based on reports from TI national chapters in 37 OECD Convention countries.… Continue Reading
Transparency International’s July 2012 ranking of top compliance programs has European companies in the top spots. Many prominent U.S. based companies, along with Japanese and Chinese companies, rank amongst the lowest.… Continue Reading
Julie Fisher Melton’s upcoming book Importing Democracy (Kettering Foundation) studies how so-called “democratization NGOs” work to change political culture in South Africa, Argentina, and Tajikistan.
The NGOs profiled in the book nurture democratic values by engaging in projects such as setting up local radio stations and talking to police about human rights.… Continue Reading
A story in AsiaOne this month said 37% of all elected regional leaders in Indonesia have been named in corruption cases.
‘As many as 173 regional heads have been implicated in corruption cases stemming from the practices of money politics used to finance their campaigns,’ the story said.… Continue Reading
hruti Shah, a senior policy director at Transparency International-USA, writing in today’s Huffington Post, said:
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“Grand Corruption” by public officials is a problem that has received increasing attention in recent years, particularly following the Arab Spring.