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Entries in Germany (85)

Tuesday
Nov182014

Iran talks: Due for another extension?

U..S. Secretary of State John Kerry (Image courtesy of the U,S. State Department)The deadline for a nuclear deal and the expiration of temporary sanctions relief is fast approaching -- November 24 -- extended from the original July 20, 2014 deadline. It shouldn’t come as too much a surprise, however, that officials from different countries involved in the negotiations suggested last week that a deal by Monday is unlikely and that a second extension is under consideration.

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Wednesday
Nov052014

Abbot of German monastery allegedly laundered millions

A Benedictine abbey in Germany's southern state of Baden Württemberg has discovered a secret fortune amassed by the former spiritual head of the monastery.

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Tuesday
Oct282014

French lessons: How about some strategic enforcement competition?

Even the most ardent Francophile, as I most assuredly am, must be dismayed by France’s abysmal record of bribery prosecutions. Recent OECD Anti-Bribery Convention Working Group reports reveal France’s inexorable zero. While France has contributed significantly to the global anti-corruption regime through its part in seizing Obiang family assets as well as referring evidence in the KBR cases to the U.S., nevertheless when it comes to prosecuting its own French based multinationals, France is failing.

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Thursday
Oct232014

OECD enforcement grades are in (and still aren't pretty)

For the tenth year in a row, Transparency International (TI) has assessed enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention (the Convention) and the results are disheartening.

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Wednesday
Oct152014

The march to Mauthausen

Gate to the garage yard in the Mauthausen concentration camp (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

Martin is the amazing young man who took me on my tour. He did his year of national service at the former Nazi concentration camp, mostly giving tours. He works on projects for green energy in his regular job. As an Austrian, he gives all of us hope for a better future.

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Friday
Oct102014

Job: Financial Accounting Officer (TI, Berlin)

Job Title: Financial Accounting Officer

Employer: Transparency International

Location: Berlin, Germany

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Friday
Sep122014

H-P Russia sentenced for mob-style felonies

A Russia subsidiary of Palo Alto-based Hewlett Packard Company pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in San Francisco to conspiracy and substantive violations of the anti-bribery and accounting provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Thursday
Jun192014

Grifols discloses probes in multiple countries

Spanish pharma Grifols S.A described ongoing corruption investigations across Europe and in South America and Asia in a recent SEC filing.

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Wednesday
Jun182014

International donors trim or withhold Mozambique aid over corruption concerns

The group of donors who contribute aid directly to Mozambique pledged $275 million in aid this week, a decrease from the $309 million given last year, citing concerns about corruption in the region.

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Monday
Apr142014

China dominates the corporate investigations list

Here's a note from the volunteer researcher who produces the Corporate Investigations List. A reader asked if we could identify the countries involved in the current investigations. We asked the volunteer researcher about it, and here's the response:

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