The Financial Times reported Friday that anti-corruption groups, (Global Witness, Transparency International and Corruption Watch) had written to the Prime Minister and the Director of the Serious Fraud Office raising concerns about the integrity of the SFO’s investigation into the sale by GPT Special Project Management, an Airbus subsidiary, of communications equipment to the Saudi National Guard.
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BBC News mapped out the countries where the most bribes were paid, based on a survey carried out by Transparency International in 95 countries. The results from countries where data was available indicated that one person in four had paid a bribe to a public body in the prior year.
The boom in UK-online gambling will come as no surprise to those irritated by betting adverts interrupting major televised sporting events. Not surprisingly, and to the consternation of offshore online gambling jurisdictions, the UK government has sought to cash in on this licensed vice by introducing a remote gambling point of consumption duty for all wagers placed within the UK.
When a company suspects a competitor is going to pay bribes, the temptation is to do the same thing. Bribe takers encourage a bribery bidding war. They want the biggest bribe to win the business, not the best price, product or service.
Verification of Anti-Corruption Compliance Programs: New Guidance from Transparency International–USA
Over the past two decades, there has been substantial progress by companies in developing anti-corruption programs. While such programs reflect a growing commitment by companies to combat corruption, it is widely recognized that the adoption of policies and programs is not enough.
The sixteen nations that made it through the group stage in the 2014 World Cup to the knockout round have been fighting for international bragging rights for the next four years.
Achieving consistent legal compliance in today’s regulatory environment is a challenge severe enough to keep compliance officers awake at night and one at which even well-managed companies regularly fail.
An EU project recently implemented in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) aims to end corruption by providing for accountability, transparency and improvements in the areas of public finance, law enforcement and business.
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.