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Entries in New Zealand (20)

Thursday
Apr212016

Newmont Mining discloses FCPA review

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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Tuesday
Apr052016

Panama Papers: Who are the winners now?

Image courtesy of the ICIJIt's not illegal for most people to own anonymous companies. Walt Disney used them to buy land near Orlando for Disney World. He didn't want prices to go crazy with news Mickey Mouse was coming to town.

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Monday
Nov302015

UK court decision: Bribery makes chief executive ‘a bad leaver’

Last month, the Scottish Court of Session Outer House delivered a decision that illustrates the pitfalls that await executive shareholders implicated in commercial bribery.

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Tuesday
Sep162014

Report: Leighton Holdings internal emails discuss huge Iraq bribes

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.

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Monday
Jun302014

New Zealand anti-corruption bill targets organized crime

Justice Minister Judith Collins, courtesy of WikipediaNew 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.

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Friday
May302014

Maybe the Kiwis aren't so clean after all

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.

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Tuesday
Dec032013

The 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index

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.

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Friday
Sep272013

Despite crackdown, Asia firms are slow to comply

Only 40 percent of Asia companies have anti-bribery policies in place, compared with a global average of 81 percent last year.

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Monday
Jul012013

Will Snowden leaks scuttle joint U.S.-EU anti-bribery enforcement?

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.

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Tuesday
Jun112013

With news of NSA surveillance, life just got tougher for the compliance practitioner

Last week the FCPA Blog, in a post entitled NSA spying also linked to FCPA enforcement, reported that the National Security Agency (NSA) has engaged in economic espionage for the benefit of the United States and perhaps others.

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Thursday
Jun062013

Corruption and complacency in New Zealand: Top graft buster speaks out

New Zealand has been called “the world’s cleanest country.” It has topped the Corruption Perceptions Index for seven straight years (sometimes sharing the top slot with Nordic countries or Singapore).

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Thursday
May162013

Wal-Mart’s Victims Part VIII: So What Should We Do?

I’ve argued in this series that we should think of corruption generally, and bribery specifically, as violating human rights -- specifically the rights of the citizens of the countries in which bribery occurs. (And make no mistake, this includes  the U.S.).

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