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Entries in Turkey (26)

Monday
Dec192016

Laureate Education probes $18 million donation to Turkish charity

The biggest operator of for-profit higher education schools is investigating an $18 million charitable donation in Turkey and whether some of the money was diverted to a government official.

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Tuesday
Aug232016

Compliance Alert: Enforcement hammer falls on real estate

Regulators charged with enforcing anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, and economic sanctions laws and regulations have turned new attention to the real estate industry, and investigations and enforcement efforts span the globe.

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Monday
Feb152016

Martin Kenney: How is ISIL oil reaching international markets?

In a post for the FCPA Blog, Ilya Zlatkin recently compared corrupt companies to white collar tomb raiders. He outlined how antiques and ancient artefacts circulate on the black market, and the excellent work of the FBI’s Art Crime Team in locating and returning those artefacts to their rightful owners.

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Tuesday
Feb092016

AML watch: The Egmont Group steps up enforcement against terrorist financing

The Egmont Group -- Financial Intelligence Units from 151 jurisdictions, with 19 other observer organizations -- issued its latest Communiqué from its meeting in Monaco last week, targeting terrorist financing.

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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
Nov122014

Bulgaria: ‘Imagine Al Capone as the mayor of Chicago’

Image courtesy of WikipediaDear FCPA Blog,

Thanks for the recent post about the arrests in Bulgaria of seven customs officials for taking bribes at a border crossing with Turkey. Fighting graft is a never-ending struggle, and everyone who stays on the alert deserves admiration.

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Tuesday
Nov042014

Seven Bulgaria customs officials arrested for taking bribes at Turkey border crossing

Seven customs officials have been charged with being part of an organized crime group that took bribes at the Lesovo border crossing in exchange for letting cars and trucks pass through without inspections.

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Tuesday
Oct282014

Turkey: A weak enforcement effort with no foreign bribery prosecutions

The recent political and anti-corruption machinations in Turkey must have provided an interesting and diplomatic challenge for the OECD’s Phase 3 examiners whose report was published last week.

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Tuesday
Aug122014

TI calls for greater transparency as Turkey holds its first direct presidential election

Voters in Turkey went to the polls on Sunday for their first direct presidential elections, following Transparency International's pressure on the presidential candidates to declare their assets publicly and make other disclosures.

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Wednesday
Jul302014

After 80 years, the first win for Iraq-U.S. extradition treaty 

A Las Vegas-based former Department of Defense contractor was extradited from Iraq to the United States to face fraud and conspiracy charges for trying to bribe U.S. officials to win government contracts for his companies.

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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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Wednesday
Jul232014

Dozens of anti-Erdogan police arrested in Turkish graft sweep

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip ErdoganMore than 50 police officers around Turkey were arrested Tuesday as part of a corruption probe involving the prime minister.

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