Region: Romania

Romania uses whistleblower phone line to combat corruption

Romania prosecuted 17 individuals in corruption cases between January and June this year after it received 4,600 phone calls to its anti-corruption hotline, according to local reports. The anti-corruption phone line, which was set up in 2005 to encourage reports of bribery, also led to five people being caught in the act of committing corruption.

29 July 2014

Romania investigates EADS

Prosecutors from Romania's National Anticorruption Directorate are investigating claims that in 2004, European aerospace manufacturer EADS bribed senior politicians to win a €734 million border security contract.

14 July 2014

Romania charges Enel executive

Prosecutors from Romania’s National Anti-Corruption Directorate have charged Florin Gugu, a director at Italian power company Enel, Gheorghe Ciubotaru, an associate at Romanian manufacturer ElectroAlfa International, and the vice president of the Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority, Claudiu Dumbraveanu, with bribery.

09 June 2014

Brown Rudnick adds muscle in NYC

Brown Rudnick has added a former SDNY prosecutor to its ranks to build the firm’s white-collar practice in New York.

30 April 2014

Harvard University victim of Romanian bribery scandal

Harvard University will sell some of its Romanian forests after the agent it used to help buy the land was charged with taking bribes, according to the Harvard Crimson.

13 February 2014

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