International mega sporting events, like the World Cup or the Olympics, pose arduous challenges for those seeking to quash corruption. They require a host nation, or city, to take on magnificent construction projects under demanding timelines.
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The University of Richmond Annual Corruption Issue, Part I: Is Brazil’s Clean Companies Act a Clean Bill of Health?
The University of Richmond’s Journal of Global Law & Business is proud to announce its annual Corruption Issue. In this series of posts, each co-authored by a UR law student and Professor Andy Spalding, we’ll introduce this year’s articles and invite submissions for next year’s issue.
Russian opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny was convicted of libel Tuesday and could be sent to prison.
Russia's top opposition leader and most popular anti-corruption blogger launched a website Monday that shows alleged conflicts of interest, collusion, and huge cost overruns at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
One may wonder whether the risk of corruption in Russia is worth the potential profits. There are strong indications that things are turning around and foreign companies may be missing out on great business opportunities if they avoid the region altogether.