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Seeking investment, Ukraine calls off its tax police

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday tried to bring in foreign investment and slash corruption by temporarily banning the tax police from conducting unannounced checks on companies' operations. The measure is also supposed to let small businesses thrive by letting them stay open without any inspections for three years. Show More Summary

My, How Things Have Changed!

If you have an intact long-term memory you might remember that back in August of 2016, Hugh Hewitt suddenly emerged as the world's leading lay interpreter of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act applies to foreign entities and foreign officials. Show More Summary

India's Modi Fights Corruption The Wrong Way

Fighting corruption is a big bet for India and for foreign investors buying Indian stocks. Why? Because winning it would mean India has beaten corruption and pushed forward and become a developed country. On the other hand, losing the bet would mean India has failed to beat corruption, and fallen back [...]

Brazilian firms to pay record $3.5 billion penalty in corruption case

By Mica Rosenberg and Nate Raymond | NEW YORK Brazil-based construction colossus Odebrecht SA and affiliated petrochemical company Braskem SA agreed on Wednesday to pay at least $3.5 billion, the largest penalty ever in a foreign bribery case, to resolve international charges involving payoffs to Brazil’s state oil company and others. Odebrecht and Braskem pleaded […]

Trump Administration May Use Global Magnitsky Act Human Rights Authority to Advance Foreign Policy Goals

Pending US and UK Magnitsky measures target individuals for human rights violations and corruption via visa denial and other sanctions.

Elizabeth Warren Says Democrats Will Introduce Presidential Conflict-of-Interest Bill in January

Today's the day that Donald Trump said he would announce his plan to deal with the many avenues of potential corruption created by the Trump Organization's ongoing foreign and domestic projects. He's since pushed the announcement back...Show More Summary

Tackling corruption together: A call for collaboration

The knowledge of how to fight corruption is growing, and the effect of these learnings can be amplified if business, governments and international institutions work together. By Kristin Berglund, Head of Anti-Corruption & Foreign Trade Controls, Maersk Line It is estimated that 90 percent of everything is transported by a ship. Show More Summary

America: a welcome home for corrupt foreign politicians and businesspeople

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Some of the most notorious criminals of South and Central America and China have resettled to the USA with money they looted from their countries' treasuries or defrauded their fellow citizens of. (more…)

U.S. Becoming a Popular Destination for Rich Foreigners Avoiding Corruption Charges

last monthNews : Truthdig

By Kyra Gurney, Anjali Tsui, David Iaconangelo, Selina Cheng / ProPublica Wealthy politicians and businessmen suspected of wrongdoing in their native lands are fleeing to a safe haven where their wealth and influence shields them from arrest.

Nana Akufo-Addo: Ghana's veteran runner-up strikes gold

It was a case of third time lucky for Ghana's Nana Akufo-Addo, who struck a chord with voters fed up with corruption and a flagging economy to win the presidential election. The 72-year-old rights lawyer and former foreign minister, narrowly lost the 2008 and 2012 elections to the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC). Show More Summary

Suspected of corruption at home, powerful foreigners find refuge in U.S.

Wealthy politicians and businessmen suspected of corruption in their native lands are fleeing to a safe haven where their wealth and influence shield them from arrest. They have entered this … Click to Continue »

An Illegal Investment With A Huge Potential Pay-Off

JPMorgan Chase & Co has agreed to pay a total of $264 million to settle charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Payments will be made to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Justice Department and theShow More Summary

Trump Urges Foreign Governments to Probe Clinton Foundation

Now, that’s clever and crafty. After pledging to not go after Hillary Clinton and her corruption here in the US, Donald Trump has just outfoxed the Hildabeast. Sources close to

Weekend Reading: Alexander Hamilton: Protecting the Choice of President from Sinister Foreign Interference

Alexander Hamilton (1778): _[Federalist No 68][]_: "Nothing was more to be desired than that every practicable obstacle should be opposed to cabal, intrigue, and corruption... [Federalist No 68]: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/fed68.asp...Show More Summary

JPMorgan Agrees To Pay $264 Million Fine For 'Sons And Daughters' Hiring Program In China

JPMorgan has agreed to pay $264 million to settle claims of foreign corrupt practice act violations for its hiring of the sons and daughters of government officials in China between 2006 and 2013.

CV LOOP: Hillary’s server likely hacked 7 times

CORRUPTION // Hillary Clinton’s private server may have been hacked by as many seven separate individuals or foreign governments. http://cvote.it/2fhKih2 2016 // The last week of the presidential race is going through the Rust Belt. Hillary Clinton is spending 3 of the next 4 days in Pennsylvania, as polls tighten in this swing state with 20 electoral votes. Ted Cruz [...]

Translation as Poetry’s Corrupt Double: An Essay by Johannes Göransson

In his Cordite Poetry Review essay, “Transgressive Circulation’: Translation and the Threat of Foreign Influence,” Johannes Göransson provides arguably his most thorough examination of translation to date. Göransson asserts there is a pervasive suspicion and unease in U.S. Show More Summary

Kenneth F. McCallion: Trump real estate built on corruption

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Donald Trump’s real estate empire is largely dependent on Russian and other foreign money

I'm Sure This Is Fine

Brazilian prosecutor opens a criminal investigation into pension fund investment in Tump's Rio de Janiero hotel. Remember, there is a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in the US. I'm sure the FBI is on top of it.

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