A U.S. State Department official said corruption is hurting Nigeria's efforts to end the insurgency in the north east that's now destabilizing the entire country.
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Why is Congress always picking on government contractors? It seems like every few months, a member of Congress (or congressional committee) is giving a speech, holding a hearing or introducing a bill aimed at “bad contractors.” It makes sense—now that Congress has passed a budget, avoided sequestration, and successfully resolved the myriad problems plaguing the United States, Congress needs to go after the true cause of this country’s problems: government contractors.
America’s security apparatus has mixed views on corruption.
Some members of Congress are evidently concerned that corporate defendants are getting off the hook. Too many deferred- and non-prosecution agreements, and not enough criminal indictments.
Thursday’s landmark Supreme Court decision in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum has more relevance to the FCPA and Wal-Mart than you might think.
This is Part II of a three-part series on the SUSPEND Act. Part I is available here.
As we discussed in Part I, the SUSPEND Act mandates repealing all civilian agencies’ suspension and debarment (S/D) authority, and replacing the independent programs with a single Board of Civilian Suspension and Debarment.
The United States Congress sometimes includes 'findings' in laws it adopts. They're reasons behind a law -- a bit of built-in legislative history.