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Posts Tagged: Transparency International

French Warrant For Alleged Kleptocrat

France issued an arrest warrant late last month for the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea.

Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, left, known as Teodorin or Teddy, is accused of laundering money from Equatorial Guinea for purchases in France of multi million dollar properties and a fleet of luxury cars.… Continue Reading

Greece’s Other Problem

Corruption problems underlie the Greek debt crisis and may prevent an economic recovery, according to a new study by Transparency International.

TI-Greece’s ‘National Integrity System assessment’ found that 98% of Greeks believe corruption is a major problem in their country and 88% think bribery is part of the business culture.… Continue Reading

BRIC Companies Rank Low On New TI Index

Transparency International yesterday released its 2011 Bribe Payers Index. It’s the fifth version of the index and the first update since 2008.

It ranks 28 of the world’s largest economies, TI said, ‘according to the perceived likelihood of companies from these countries to pay bribes abroad.’… Continue Reading

Corruption And Slavery

Human trafficking shows up as prostitution, baby sales, debt labor, and yes, actual slavery.

Most victims come from Southeast Asia — Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines. They can also be from Africa,  Europe, and any other place.… Continue Reading

Resource Alert: Temples Of Integrity

Among Transparency International’s good works are its country reports, called national integrity system (NIS) assessments. TI has published more than 70 since 1991.

A scoring system measures the integrity of a country’s institutions, both public and private.… Continue Reading

Police Corruption And The FCPA

We’re sometimes asked what part of the FCPA we’d change if we had the power to do that.

Usually we say we don’t have a problem with the words of the FCPA, but that we might change respondeat superior, for example, to give companies a fighting chance to defend themselves.… Continue Reading

Fighting On: A Look At Transparency International

Transparency International’s world map index of perceived corruptionIf we had to name the most influential anti-corruption organization in the world, it would be Transparency International (TI).

The Berlin-based NGO was founded in 1993 by former World Banker Peter Eigen.… Continue Reading