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World Bank debars Manila consulting company and top executive 

Image courtesy of Innogy Solutions Inc.The World Bank Monday announced the debarment of a consulting company and its president for using secret inside information to win a bid, and failing to disclose a conflict of interest on another bid.

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World Bank sanctions healthcare group for hiding agent commissions

The World Bank Friday debarred two related healthcare companies for misrepresenting the amount of commissions one of them agreed to pay an agent under projects in Bangladesh.

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World Bank bars three companies and former executive for collusion

The World Bank Thursday debarred three companies and a former executive for rigging bids and fixing prices on contracts under a bank-financed project in Pakistan.

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World Bank debars French firm for Africa corruption

The World Bank Group said Tuesday it debarred a Paris-based manufacturer of power transmission line insulators for two years for corrupt practices in connection with a project in Africa.

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World Bank debars Canadian software company

The World Bank Group debarred an Ottawa-based software provider for "sanctionable misconduct" under a contract for a management information system project in Liberia.

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World Bank debars three after probe of Manila environmental projects 

The World Bank Group Wednesday said it debarred two companies and an individual for integrity violations related to World Bank-financed contracts in the Philippines.

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World Bank debars units of Aussie engineer SMEC

The World Bank Thursday said it debarred five subsidiaries of a leading Australia-based engineering firm after the bank found evidence of "inappropriate payments." 

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Event: The Fourth Suspension and Debarment Colloquium (DC - September 14)

The World Bank is hosting the Fourth Colloquium on Suspension and Debarment in Washington, DC on September 14.

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World Bank debars two AECOM units

The World Bank Group announced the debarment Friday of AECOM Asia Company Limited for 18 months for violating the Bank's guidelines for consultants.

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World Bank debars Germany’s Fichtner GmbH for Africa misconduct

The World Bank debarred Fichtner GmbH & Co. KG for fifteen months after a former employee took bribes to influence contract awards on a project in Africa.

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World Bank sanctions (but doesn't debar) CDM Smith for non-compliance in Vietnam

The Boston engineering company that paid $4 million last week to settle FCPA offenses in India was also sanctioned by the World Bank Thursday for failing to disclose a subcontract on a project in Vietnam.

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Stephen Zimmermann: The importance of administrative remedies in the fight against corruption

Responding to persistent corruption in countries around the world takes more than a commitment to a Convention and adoption of sweeping legislation to achieve meaningful progress. A broad view, an innovative approach and a willingness to look across a wide spectrum of solutions are all critical.

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