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Entries in Pakistan (11)

Thursday
Nov192015

Field trip: Conducting preliminary market visits

In the e-book we wrote as a guide to navigating corruption challenges in emerging markets, we talk in one chapter about the particular risks companies face when they enter new markets.

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Wednesday
Dec102014

To find terrorism, look for graft

Last year, 17,958 people were killed in terrorist attacks, 61% more than the previous year. More than 80% of all deaths from terrorist attacks occurred in five of the world's most corrupt countries -- Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nigeria, and Syria.

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Monday
Jul282014

Smith & Wesson pays SEC $2 million to resolve FCPA violations

Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation agreed Monday in an out-of-court settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to pay $2 million to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses.

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Tuesday
May272014

In South Asia, graft and weak pols create downward spiral

A report just released by Transparency International says corruption is on the rise in South Asia and failing to tackle it will threaten the region's economic progress by deepening poverty and scaring off investors.

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Thursday
Feb202014

Financial Action Task Force: These nations have AML deficiencies 

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) identified jurisdictions that have strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and financing of terrorism controls in a public statement last Friday.

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Friday
Jan172014

Nations at war

Fifteen countries currently at war against an external enemy or internal insurrection have an average ranking on the corruption perceptions index of 150 (the cpi ranks 175 countries). Two of them -- Somalia and Afghanistan -- are tied for last place at 175. The highest ranked nation among those on the war list sits in the bottom half of the cpi. That's Colombia at 94.

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Thursday
Nov082012

Afghanistan's corruption blame game

Afghan President Hamid KarzaiCorruption levels are higher than ever in Afghanistan and Hamid Karzai has been quick to blame the U.S.

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Wednesday
Jun062012

Alleged Corruption Sinks Pakistan’s ‘Sesame Street’

Funding cut after allegations of corruption surface against a local puppet theater working on the project in partnership with Sesame Workshop.

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Thursday
Mar152012

Indexing Personal Danger

A post on the Risk Management Monitor last week by Christine Kane talked about the most dangerous countries for expats to work in.

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Friday
May132011

Journalists Killed For Covering Graft

More than half the journalists murdered in the line of duty were working to expose corruption.

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Wednesday
Apr132011

Good Intentions, Bad Results

Does foreign aid cause corruption? It does, mainly by helping corrupt regimes stay in power. And because corrupt regimes are the most unstable, aid also fuels civil unrest.

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