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International Anti-Corruption Conventions and Initiatives

Posted on July 14, 2021

Conflicts of Interest Introduction The many nuances of discussions on ethics make the topic endless. All sides of any issue could be argued valiantly and find support from legitimate philosophical authorities. Utilitarianism — the philosophy stating that the best action in a situation is the one that brings most advantages to the most people (Cambridge […]

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Critical Reflection of the Definition of Corruption and Approaches to Measure it

Posted on July 14, 2021

Corruption has proven particularly resistant to definition. There are myriad definitions —a few are discussed below—, but Anti-Corruption academia, governments, civil society, inter-governmental organizations, and the international community in general, have yet to come to a singular and orthodox definition of the word. Is a Singular Definition Necessary? Experts have been quick to opine on […]

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What do Corruption and Anti-Corruption Mean?

Posted on June 14, 2019

We briefly broach the definition of Corruption and address what Anti-Corruption is.

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Case studies

The Gupta Family: Corruption in South Africa

Posted on December 31, 2019

Context Who is the family surrounding this corruption scandal? The Gupta brothers are a family of businessmen from India who moved to South Africa at the end of apartheid. They are mainly interested in mining, air travel, energy, technology and media (BBC, 2019). Facts: Who gave what to whom and why? The Gupta, one of […]

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Foreign Bribery in Ericsson

Posted on December 25, 2019

Facts: Who gave what to whom and why? The Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson admitted conspiring with others to violate the provisions of the FCPA from 2000 to 2016 by participating in a scheme to pay bribes in five countries including China and Vietnam, falsify books and records and failing to implement internal controls. According to […]

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Corruption in Equatorial Guinea

Posted on December 23, 2019

Context Equatorial Guinea is a country located in West Africa, which struck oil on 1995 and has since then become one of the richest countries in the continent. Nonetheless, a large proportion of its population lives in poverty and the average life expectancy for women and men is 59 and 56, respectively (BBC, 2018). Current […]

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Corrupt Tourism in the Maldives

Posted on November 5, 2019

Context Maldives is made up by almost 1,200 islands in the Indian Ocean and one of the most important industries is tourism as it has 87 resorts in 9 atolls with a total of about 16,000 beds (Maldives, 2019). Due to the importance of this industry, the government issued regulations to deter social impacts such […]

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Panama Papers

Posted on November 4, 2019

Context One of the biggest leaks of data is known as Panama Paper and involved the world’s fourth biggest offshore law, Mossack Fonseca. Data was obtained from an anonymous source given to German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. The size of the data leaks is enormous as 11.5 million documents and 2.6 terabytes were obtained from Mossack […]

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Novartis’ Billion Dollar settlement

Posted on August 3, 2020

No veredict in Najib Rasak’s case

Posted on July 24, 2020

Money laundering “Tiger King” style

Posted on July 20, 2020

Odebrecht partaker back in Mexico

Posted on July 18, 2020

COVID 19 and its relation to CORRUPTION

Posted on March 9, 2020
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Additional Content

Collection of content from external sources.

ICC Integrity Business Compendium

Added on September 5, 2019

This document, issued by the International Chamber of Commerce, provides a guidance for anti-corruption and corporate responsibility.

Source International Chamber of Commerce

Prevention of Fraud and Corruption in the Chain of Supply

Added on July 10, 2019

This document, issued by KPMG, provides guidance to prevent risks of corruption and fraud in the chain of supply and offers a program of risk mitigation.

Source KPMG

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Added on June 28, 2019

This appeal issued by the Second Circuit delimits the jurisdictional scope of the Foreign Corruption Practices Act.

Source Justia

The DOJ’s evaluation of corporate compliance programs (April 2019)

Added on June 27, 2019

This document, issued by the US Department of Justice, elucidates how federal prosecutors determine if a corporation’s compliance program was effective when conducting an investigation.

Source United States Department of Justice

A Revision of the Economic Analysis of Corruption

Added on June 25, 2019

This document explores political and bureaucratic corruption from an economic point of view and analyzes its effects.

Source Dialnet
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