One of the world's biggest gold miners said in a securities filing Wednesday it is investigating some business activities in countries outside the United States.
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Last month, the Scottish Court of Session Outer House delivered a decision that illustrates the pitfalls that await executive shareholders implicated in commercial bribery.
Internal emails leaked from Australia's Leighton Holdings warn that a $24 million “facilitation payment” linked to a 2010 Iraq contract would “attract attention” from auditors.
New Zealand's Justice Minister Judith Collin has endorsed an anti-corruption bill to deter domestic and international organized crime that would require banks to report international wire transfers of more than $1,000.
New Zealand has ranked best for eight straight years on TI's corruption perceptions index. But that spotless reputation has been tarnished lately by bribery scandals in business, politics, and sports.
It is that time of the year again. Transparency International released its 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) today. The CPI, which is the most widely used indicator of corruption worldwide, measures the perceptions of public sector corruption. It uses data from international surveys that look at factors such as accountability of national and local governments, effective enforcement of anti-corruption laws, access to government information, and abuse of government ethics and conflict of interest rules.
Only 40 percent of Asia companies have anti-bribery policies in place, compared with a global average of 81 percent last year.
Over the weekend, the German weekly Der Spiegel said the NSA bugged European Union offices in Washington, Brussels, and at the U.N. in New York, and infiltrated EU computers to monitor telephone conversations, e-mails, and other documents.