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The Swiss branch of German printing press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer has agreed to pay a fine of 35 million Swiss francs (US$ 34.74 million) to end a corruption probe, Swiss authorities said.
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If the rule of law is not adequately enforced, it will be impossible to stanch corruption. In turn, it is not by chance that multinational companies face the most problems with bribery in countries with debased governments.
In the early 70’s the Lockheed corruption scandals came into light. Millions of dollars had been paid by the US aircraft corporation to Read More
Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $33 million to resolve charges by most U.S. states that it misrepresented the manufacturing … Read More
Known locally as the “theft of the century”, the scheme saw the equivalent of an eighth of Moldova’s gross domestic product disappear … Read More
There are multiple ways to deal with an issue which can provide known and unforeseen benefits. Today we celebrate one of those as it … Read More
The compliance profession is enjoying its moment of triumph. Chief compliance officers are earning substantial salaries and rewarded … Read More
Some notable cases cited by the non-governmental organisation included the “acquittal of former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, … Read More
Governance and Ethics
Companies have become much more likely to dismiss their chief executives over the last several years because of a scandal or improper … Read More
A corporate governance minefield awaits fund managers who will be obliged to pour billions of US dollars into Chinese equities after … Read More
The group, which is marking the 10-year anniversary of signing up to the Principles for Responsible Investment, asked its investment … Read More
WASHINGTON, United States — The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday fired a top correspondent over ethics violations after a news agency … Read More
SANTA FE – New Mexico lawmakers approved the creation of an independent ethics commission during this year’s legislative session, but … Read More
A complaint filed this week with the Missouri Ethics Commission alleges an adviser to a prominent Republican donor at the center of … Read More
The leak of millions of documents from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca last year showed that some 500 banks throughout the … Read More
Five people from Gwinnett were charged in a three-year federal investigation that centered on laundering drug money to Mexico through … Read More
Polokwane – The Interpol task team has arrested professional hunting brothers, Dawie Groenewald, and Janneman, in Polokwane, Limpopo.
Dear President Vega-Serrano, thank you for your kind invitation and all of you for your warm welcome. It is wonderful to be in … Read More
Taipei, June 22 (CNA) An amendment to the Money Laundering Control Act will go into effect June 28, providing more stringent rules for … Read More
The Bitcoin craze is catching on in India. While tech geeks and young investors eye the digital cryptocurrency as its value soars, the … Read More
Startups start up with, to quote an old salesman, a bit of shoeshine and a smile. And killer apps, perhaps. But risk lurks in all … Read More
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence) – The cyber attack last month known as the WannaCry ransomware incident did little … Read More
Rigorous IT security assessments should be performed by specialists. They can give you a head start towards understanding your … Read More
No matter what Americans do to protect their digital privacy, especially on our handheld devices, it’s impossible to keep up with new … Read More
Modelling cyber risk will always be difficult due to a lack of loss data, but risk managers can help themselves by drawing on business … Read More
Many organizations think their current email security systems are up to the task of protecting them against today’s threats.
A new “Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents” to be issued by Chinese authorities reportedly contains “smart” card features that … Read More
An investigation by Which? found that hackers could access the provider’s Super Hub 2 router, allowing access to users’ smart appliances.
The investigation was undertaken by consumer group Which? to test whether popular smart gadgets and appliances in homes could stand up … Read More
The Register reports that both Java and Python contain vulnerabilities that allow attackers to use FTP to fool firewalls into allowing … Read More
WASHINGTON – The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday fired its highly regarded chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged … Read More
Something was rotten in the state of North Carolina. There were rumors of corruption in the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office and … Read More
Two more defendants have pleaded guilty in the FBI’s ongoing probe of corruption in Allentown city government.
The most pressing task ahead for new FBI El Paso Division Director Emmerson Buie Jr. will be to maintain the agency’s success in … Read More
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The state Justice Department says a former Oregon Department of Energy official has pleaded guilty to accepting … Read More
When a Kansas strip-mall bank with possible mob ties folded in the mid-1980s, federal authorities investigated whether a shareholder, … Read More
In total, Mexico recorded 9,916 murders in the first five months of 2017, roughly a 30 percent increase over the same period last year. Read More
A Brazilian judge has blocked JBS SA’s (JBSS3.SA) planned sale of a South American unit while the attorney general’s office urged the … Read More
Federal police said they discovered solid evidence that Brazilian President Michel Temer received bribes to help businesses, according … Read More
While Venezuela has slid into an economic and political cataclysm under authoritarian President Nicolas Maduro, the political … Read More
Although lauded internationally as a harbinger for international conflict resolution earning President Juan Manuel Santos the 2016 … Read More
Former Guatemalan FA general secretary Hector Trujillo, arrested in the US while on a Disney cruise ship with his family in Florida, … Read More
Hong Kong’s Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) has revealed that the contractor involved in the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Read More
Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe slumped more than 10 points to 44.9 percent in a public opinion poll published on … Read More
Hong Kong’s first female leader, Chief Executive-elect Carrie Lam, today announced her “new” Beijing-approved cabinet for her upcoming … Read More
Political uncertainty surrounding upcoming elections and the 1MDB scandal were not enough to shake S&P’s confidence in Malaysia, … Read More
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) remains one of the most supported and trusted public institutions in Indonesia, but not … Read More
HANOI, June 22 (Xinhua) — The Vietnamese government has insisted on not lowering the 6.7 percent economic growth target set earlier … Read More
For someone tasked with breathing life into Ukrainian public broadcasting, Zurab Alasania has a peculiar view of service-oriented … Read More
Some 50 dignitaries, including several ambassadors to the Holy See, magistrates and police representatives attended the “International … Read More
It follows reports the Democratic Unionist Party wants £2bn extra funding from a Tory-DUP deal at Westminster.
The government needs to get its business through parliament – that’s what governments do. So it’s no surprise that the prime minister … Read More
This is what’s known in financial markets jargon as headline risk: the chance that an event, such as the criminal charges against … Read More
More than 50 people who were arrested in connection with a car scam worth Dh2.3 billion, and which affected more than 3,700 people, … Read More
The Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Criminal Court last May sentenced Gela Mikadze, along with Khater Massaad, the former CEO of RAK Investment … Read More
It is not that Kushner’s chances for success are greater than those of a long list of special envoys, but rather that of all the … Read More
Fifteen years after the US-led invasion of Iraq the country continues to dominate the headlines with stories of sectarian violence, … Read More
JERUSALEM — Long before ISIS first grabbed international attention in 2014 through its brutal conquests in Iraq and Syria, another … Read More
Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has charged Barclays bank and four former managers, including a chief executive, with “conspiracy … Read More
Thuli Madonsela was at the helm of the South African anti-corruption watchdog until late 2016. It exposed a web of worrying connections Read More
He is also alleged to have given a former prosecutor, one Orlando Figueira, a bribe of $810,000 as part of the corrupt deal. Figueira … Read More
The National Transport Movement (NTM) on Monday threatened to use its numbers to compel law-enforcement agencies to probe alleged … Read More
Ghana’s government is facing growing calls to keep its promises after it won elections on a pledge to stamp out corruption.
Government invented a cash crisis last year by introducing bond notes. And, because of that weird creativity, Zimbabwe is now saddled … Read More
Ten governors are being probed over alleged corruption in their counties, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has revealed.
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