The Justice Department is moving to seize more than half a billion dollars of allegedly corrupt proceeds from former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha and his associates, in what officials called the largest such action in U.S. history.
Spring 2011 Hung Shui Oolong 1. Bad storage.Tea changes easily and quickly absorbs smells from its surroundings. That's why it needs to be protected from foreign scents that could corrupt its natural fragrances. Don't store tea in the kitchen among all your spices. Show More Summary
Reid accused the GOP mega donors of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
SCARCELY a week goes by in Greece without new allegations of corruption in the public sector. This time it was the foreign ministry’s turn, after a 20-month police investigation found evidence of the widespread misuse of funds provided to about 600 Greek NGOs working overseas, mainly in the Balkans, between 2000 and 2008. Show More Summary
When you hear every day about suffering, incompetence and corruption, it's easy to conclude that things only get worse in this world. But in fact, there's all kinds of progress being made, and there are many reasons for hope. One ofShow More Summary
Charles Kenny backs up Bill Gates’s controversial position, articulated in his foundation’s annual letter, that corruption isn’t as serious an obstacle to international development as people think it is: As Gates suggests, there’s strong...Show More Summary
The Department of Justice official overseeing enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is leaving government to join Morrison & Foerster LLP as a partner, the firm announced Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The prosecutor who has spearheaded the U.S. Justice Department's efforts to combat foreign corruption, Charles Duross, will join a private law firm next month, the firm, Morrison & Foerster, said on Monday.
Charles Duross, who led the Justice Department's unit that enforces the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, is joinng the law firm of Morrison & Foerster as the head of its global anti-corruption practice.
Washington (CNN) – As Gov. Chris Christie continues to fend off accusations of corruption in New Jersey, another Republican with possible designs on the White House, Marco Rubio, spent last week 7,000 miles away from the controversy, burnishing his foreign policy resume with a three-country trip through Asia. The Florida senator made a busy, weeklong […]
While you may not have had to deal with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") at your firm, now that you are in-house counsel, complying with the FCPA can be your day-today reality. While the prohibitions of the FCPA regarding payment/gifts to foreign government officials, or government owned/funded entity, as......
Politicians and agency officials are always morally indignant when it comes to corruption in foreign aid, pointing to elaborate procedures and investigative offices to prove that they are “tough” and calling for zero tolerance (most recently here and here). Show More Summary
If you haven’t noticed, says Sheldon Richman, American foreign policy is a shambles. Iraq and Afghanistan are engulfed in violence, and their corrupt, authoritarian governments are objects of suspicion and hatred. The suggestion that U.S. forces could make things better only shows how out of touch people in Washington can be. View this article.
Syrians protest against the jihadist group ISIS As the revolutions of our time tend to, it started with a Facebook post. “Together for a Day of Rage in Syria to end the state of emergency in Syria and end corruption,” read the post back in February 2011. Show More Summary
The Turkish leader suggests a "second independence war" is needed to root out his enemies from the institutions of state.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Two Turkish ministers resigned on Wednesday after their sons were arrested in a corruption investigation that has pitted the government against the judiciary and rattled foreign investors. Interior Minister Muammer...Show More Summary
The political crisis shaking Turkey spilled over into the country’s ties with the rest of the world on Saturday, as Recep Tayyip Erdogan blamed outside forces for the country’s worst corruption scandal for years and appeared to threaten the US ambassador. Speaking at a rally at the Black Sea town of Samsun, the prime minister [...]
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Saturday warned some foreign ambassadors he might expel them over "provocative actions," amid mounting tensions over an anti-graft probe "Some ambassadors are engaged in provocative actions... Show More Summary
Attorney general will not appeal last month's acquittal of Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on corruption charges.
According to a report by Global Financial Integrity, Corrupt Indians siphoned off Rs. 21 Lakh Crore Black Money from India to Foreign countries. See what could have been achieved with that kind of money