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Bulgaria to Create Anti-Corruption, Organized Crime Agencies

July 29, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The new offices were announced by Margarita Popova, the Bulgarian Minister of Justice.

Diebold Discloses FCPA Investigation

July 29, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Security system provider Diebold Inc. is investigating its Russian subsidiary for possible corrupt payments, the company said Thursday.

U.N. Appoints New Top Internal Watchdog

July 29, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday approved the appointment of the Canadian Carmen Lapointe-Young to head the troubled unit.

Report: More Countries Actively Enforcing Foreign Bribery Laws

July 28, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

But the progress was offset by a group of 20 member nations to OECD Convention against Corruption that has shown little or no improvement in the past five years, according to the not-for-profit Transparency International.

U.K. SFO Conviction Rate Skyrocketed in 2009

July 28, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Director Richard Alderman, who took over the Serious Fraud Office in April 2008, has worked to improve the office's reputation.

Oil Spill Probe Looking at Firms' Relationship with Regulators

July 28, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Investigators will examine whether the companies linked to the oil spill promised industry jobs or provided other inducements to Interior Department officials in return for lax oversight.

U.N. To Get New Anti-Corruption Chief

July 27, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

U.N. To Get New Anti-Corruption Chief

General Electric Company - Summary of Law Enforcement Action

July 27, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

In order to settle the SEC‘s charges against GE and the two subsidiaries for which GE assumed liability upon their acquisition, GE agreed to pay disgorgement of $18,397,949, prejudgment interest in the amount of $4,080,665, and a civil penalty in the amount of $1,000,000, for a total monetary penalty of $23,478,614.

Breuer's Deputy Chief of Staff Steps Down

July 27, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer's Deputy Chief of Staff, who joined the Criminal Division in January 2009, will return to private practice.

WikiLeaks Trove Includes Reports on Corruption in Afghanistan

July 26, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Corruption in the Afghanistan has become a major factor in the American war in that country, which is now stretching into its ninth year.