Thankfully, the economist-led debates in the 1990s about whether corruption is the necessary grease in the wheels of business are long behind.… Continue Reading
The BOTA Foundation explained (Part Five): The roles of the U.S., Switzerland, and the World Bank in BOTA’s creation
In the case of BOTA, it took four to tango: the governments of Kazakhstan, the United States, Switzerland and the World Bank.… 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
After analyzing almost 400 cases over 13 years, the World Bank reports that only 3.3 percent of $6 billion in fines have been shared with developing countries whose officials accepted bribes.… Continue Reading
Here’s an excerpt from Attorney General Eric Holder’s remarks Monday at the Arab Forum on Asset Recovery in Morocco.
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In recent years, we’ve joined hands to draft and bring into force the United Nations Convention Against Corruption – the first global anti-corruption treaty.… Continue Reading
On December 9, 2003, 140 countries convened to sign the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC).