Donald Trump built his presidential campaign around two ideas: 1) a corrupt financial establishment had swindled the middle class, and 2) immigrants and foreigners are dangerous. Some combination of these two sentiments has fueled every American populist movement dating back to President Andrew Jackson. Show More Summary
The Romanian government’s overt attempt to curtail anti-corruption and use its powers to protect its own ranks – while not unexpected – sends negative signals to foreign partners and investors.
JOEL KOTKIN: Trump Ends A Corrupt World Order. In comparison with Barack Obama, who was well regarded in the foreign media, Donald Trump does not come off as a good guy. He is also clearly redefining the country’s identity and global focus. The first American president since the 1920s to walk away from a role […]
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite House Speaker Paul Ryan, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise meet with reporters on Capitol Hill. U.S. foreign policy has long sought to advance democracy around the...Show More Summary
A currency shakeup, corruption probes on the oil industry, and a growing crackdown against political opponents. Venezuela's situation demands our attention. The post Venezuela’s Challenges Drag On appeared first on Foreign Policy Bl...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China asked foreign diplomats in Beijing to help "weave a cooperative network against corruption," state media reported on Friday, as Beijing seeks greater international cooperation in Chinese President Xi Jinping's four-year war on graft.
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
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
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 [...]
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 […]
Pending US and UK Magnitsky measures target individuals for human rights violations and corruption via visa denial and other sanctions.
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
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
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…)
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.
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
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 »
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
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