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Entries in World Bank (60)

Wednesday
Aug202014

Former SNC-Lavalin exec cops plea in Switzerland

A former vice president of SNC-Lavalin wanted in Canada on bribery charges has agreed to a deal with Swiss prosecutors that could lead to his extradition.

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Monday
Aug112014

Collective Action: Our reason for hope (Part One)

There’s been a lot of talk about Collective Action, including on the FCPA Blog, but what is it exactly and how can it be used to fight corruption? Above all how can companies get in on the act?

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Thursday
Jun262014

World Bank releases suspension and debarment report 

The World Bank's Office of Suspension and Debarment released its report Thursday on suspension and debarment from 2007 through 2013 arising from Bank-financed projects.

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Monday
Jun232014

The privatization of supply chain compliance (Part 1)

Author Scott KillingsworthAchieving 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.

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Thursday
May222014

World Bank combats corruption -- but questions linger about process

As the financier of development projects around the globe, the World Bank has been a leader in the effort to eradicate poverty through lending.

It also has elicited questions from the defense bar in America, which is concerned about its investigations of corruption, as the Bank does not need to follow any nation's rules of criminal procedure nor recognize the American concept of due process.

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Monday
Apr282014

World Bank Suspension & Debarment Colloquium

On Thursday, May 15, the World Bank will host a Colloquium on Suspension and Debarment, a tool used to "blacklist" non-responsible, corrupt or otherwise unqualified contractors.

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Tuesday
Apr012014

Three TSKJ partners pay $17 million penalty to Africa Development Bank

Kellogg Brown & Root LLC, Technip S.A., and JGC Corp. agreed to pay $17 million in penalties in a settlement with the African Development Bank (ADB) for corrupt practices by affiliated companies in connection with contracts for liquefied natural gas production plants on Bonny Island, Nigeria from 1995 until 2004.

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Wednesday
Mar192014

Using technology to improve your compliance program (Part 2) 

This post is the second of two covering the importance of compliance professionals understanding the technology that drives their businesses and produces the data they need to manage risk. The first post is here.

Companies are usually aware of the benefits of leveraging big data to detect fraudulent activity, but often struggle with how to get started.

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Monday
Feb032014

More SNC-Lavalin execs face charges in ongoing corruption probe

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Montreal filed criminal charges against two former senior SNC-Lavalin executives on Friday.

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Thursday
Dec262013

A compliance officer's wish list

In the holiday spirit, here's a last glance back at 2013 and a look at how the compliance profession is doing.

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