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Entries in United Nations' Convention on Corruption (5)

Tuesday
Dec082015

Did the UK's first DPA comply with the UN Convention Against Bribery?

The judicial approval required for UK Deferred Prosecution Agreements raises the issue as to whether and to what extent the Courts must be satisfied that such settlements comply with the United Nations Convention Against Corruption.

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Thursday
Jun252015

TI critiques UK anti-money laundering enforcement

This month, Transparency International published its survey of the UK’s AML enforcement and confiscation systems, particularly in relation to Financial Action Task Force (FATF) defined “grand corruption” (bribe-taking or kickbacks, extortion, self-dealing, conflicts of interest, and embezzlement from the national treasuries).

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Thursday
Sep252014

Does an under-funded SFO violate UNCAC?

Bloomberg reported this week that an informed but unidentified and unauthorized person, presumably not the director, had revealed that the Serious Fraud Office was preparing to ask the UK’s Treasury to supplement its annual budget of $37 million by more than 50 per cent in connection with its investigation of market-rigging and bribery allegations.

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Wednesday
Jul162014

UK courts rule on secret commissions and recovering profits

Recovering profits from accessories of bribe beneficiaries and secret commissions were respectively considered in two recent UK appellate decisions, one released earlier this month and another on Wednesday.

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Tuesday
Dec312013

Annual corruption award goes to....the Romanian parliament

Romanian parliament buildingThe Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) acknowledges each year the efforts of those who make our world a more crime and corruption-plagued place to live.

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