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U.S. Planning to Close Deutsche Telekom Corruption Inquiry

September 15, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

But German prosecutors said Wednesday they were just getting started.

Bribery Act Draws Different Reactions

September 14, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Bribery Act Draws Different Reactions

UPS Expands FCPA Audits of Vendors

September 14, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The company had to renegotiate agreements with its vendors in order to include those audit rights.

'Tag-Along' Suits Can Be Heavy Drags on Companies

September 14, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Some executives who already know the perils of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act are learning that they may have even more to fear from angry investors.

Ghanaian Oil Brings Fear of Corruption

September 13, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Ordinarily, the discovery a major oil field within a country's borders would be cause for national celebration.

Law Firms Outsourcing FCPA Document Review to India

September 13, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Baker & McKenzie LLP partner Richard N. Dean said that turning over the first-level review to an outsourcing company saved his firm's client an estimated 75 percent for that phase of the investigation.

U.S. Lawsuit Tarnishes UAE Anti-Corruption Drive

September 13, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The United Arab Emirates finds itself battling to hold on to its image as well as its role as a big player on the world economic stage.

Russians Invoke Kazakhstan's OSCE Chairmanship in Dispute Over Gold Company

September 13, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The Russians who now control Kazakhgold Group Ltd. are invoking Kazakhstan's controversial chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe as pressure in the dispute. The prize is the gold company's London Stock Exchange listing.

New Whistleblower Bounty Could Undermine Sarbanes-Oxley Reporting

September 12, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The Dodd-Frank financial reform law has "created a route for people to circumvent internal reporting mechanisms, and get paid," one in-house counsel in the oil and gas industry says.

Afghanistan

September 10, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

President Obama takes a question on corruption in the country.