Entries in Transparency International (63)
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria issued a report in November that described how Cambodian government officials took nearly half a million dollars in bribes from mosquito-net manufacturers.
A report by the European Commission describes how corruption affects member states and costs their economies around €120 billion a year.
Transparency International's UK chapter released a new handbook Wednesday for creating or enhancing an anti-bribery compliance program.
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.
Accountants should provide reasonable assurance that the books and records of their clients accurately reflect the reality and that the internal accounting controls of their clients meet certain standards. There have been a number of cases in recent years where non-compliant behavior of issuers was egregious but accountants weren't charged.
Croatia's anti-corruption office, USKOK, announced on Saturday that it has charged 364 people -- 300 of whom are doctors or pharmacists -- with taking bribes in exchange for prescribing certain drugs.
Through a number of legislative measures in 2013, France has strengthened its capacity to fight graft. One such reform relates to prosecutorial independence with regard to foreign bribery offenses.
Reports that the UK Government is considering reviewing the Bribery Act’s approach to facilitation payments have been the subject of much controversy in the past few months. Beyond the geographical confines of the UK, the project should trigger a bigger discussion on the lack of harmonized standards on facilitation payments among OECD countries.