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Bringing International Corporations To The Anti-Corruption Table

Charles H. Rivkin | Posted 12.09.2016 | Business
Charles H. Rivkin

Since his first day in office, Secretary of State John F. Kerry has maintained that economic policy is foreign policy and vice versa. This principle r...

Top Washington Lawyer Cleared Unaoil In Anti-Corruption Report

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 04.13.2016 | Politics

A prominent Washington lawyer who wrote a report finding no significant concerns of corrupt practices at Unaoil, the company now at the center of a ma...

Citibank And HSBC Worked With Firm At Center Of International Bribery Scandal

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 05.17.2016 | Politics

No business can operate without bankers -- not even the bribery business. British financial giant HSBC and American bailout kingpin Citibank processed...

Unaoil's Huge New Corporate Bribery Scandal, Explained

The Huffington Post | Nick Baumann | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics

On Wednesday, The Huffington Post and our Australian partner Fairfax Media published the results of a months-long investigation into Unaoil, a mysteri...

U.S. Oil Industry Giant Paid Millions To Company At Center Of Huge Corruption Scandal

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.30.2016 | Politics

The American engineering and construction firm KBR hired Unaoil -- an obscure Monaco-based company now involved in a massive international bribery sca...

Inside The Battle Against Global Corruption

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

Brazil's current and previous presidents face immense street protests over corruption allegations. Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta last year resi...

There's A Huge New Corporate Corruption Scandal. Here's Why Everyone Should Care.

The Huffington Post | Nick Baumann | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics

Most people remember that the Arab Spring started with a guy who lit himself on fire. What they don’t remember is that he did it as a protest agains...

Leveling the Transnational Playing Field

Luay Al Khatteeb | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Luay Al Khatteeb

The playing field of transnational efforts against corruption is becoming more aggressive and arguably more effective judging by the number of high-profile multi-jurisdictional prosecutions or investigations of key players.

Big Banks May Have Bribed Libyan Officials

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business

Feb 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating banks, private equity firms and hedge funds that may have violated anti-bribery la...

Under Investigation For Bribery

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2013 | Business

(Adds context on company's comment) By Emily Flitter and Ben Hirschler NEW YORK/LONDON, Sept 6 (Reuters) - U.S. authorit...

Lufthansa Unit Caught Up In Bribery Scandal

Reuters | Posted 06.06.2013 | Business

* Lufthansa unit BizJet provides aircraft maintenance * Four insiders allegedly offered bribes to get contracts * Two de...

Should Retirees Overseas Make Grease Payments?

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.03.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

My advice on the idea of grease payments, if, as many seem to, you interpret them as something other than a straight 'bribe,' is, again: Don't pay them. But don't be offended by the suggestion of them either. Treat them as minor matters. And move on.

Peter H. Stone

Sheldon Adelson Spent Far More On Campaign Than Previously Known

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter H. Stone | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson vowed to spend as much as $100 million to defeat President Barack Obama and help the GOP take control of ...

Dan Froomkin

Justice, SEC Stand Firm On Foreign Anti-Bribery Laws In Face Of Opposition

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Federal prosecutors and financial regulators on Wednesday reasserted their intention to enforce the law that bans the bribery of foreign...

Alice Hines

Walmart Not Handing Over Docs To Congressmen Despite Repeated Pleas

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 08.15.2012 | Business

After sending three angry letters to Walmart, two congressional committees are now threatening to use the most dangerous weapon they have in their ars...

Leadership Lessons From Wal-Mart's Bribery Scandal

Dana Radcliffe | Posted 09.15.2012 | Business
Dana Radcliffe

This story of a deplorable leadership failure at one of the world's largest companies is a cautionary tale for corporate executives.

Dan Froomkin

Dems Seek Info About Firms That Funded Anti-Bribery Law Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.22.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Two Democratic congressmen are investigating whether the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's tenacious attack on a key anti-bribery statute has l...

Corruption, Democracy, and the Search for a Better World

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Valerie Berset-Price

Wal-Mart is making the headlines with the FCPA corruption case it faces in Mexico. But anyone who has been on the ground trying to close business in c...

Money Well Spent: Why Corruption Continues to Pay

Chris Morgan Jones | Posted 07.04.2012 | Business
Chris Morgan Jones

The victims of crimes of corruption are diffuse, invisible, and often vulnerable: every dollar paid in bribes tilts the scales further against the most unfortunate in societies where fairness frequently goes unprized.

Walmart, the FCPA, and America's Ability to Compete

Daniel Wagner | Posted 06.29.2012 | Business
Daniel Wagner

While the FCPA has served a useful purpose, it remains stuck in another era. In today's dynamic and ever-changing international business landscape, U.S. businesses would really benefit from a less absolutist approach to the subject.

D.M. Levine

Fired Morgan Stanley Executive Accused In China Bribery Scheme

HuffingtonPost.com | D.M. Levine | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business

A former Morgan Stanley executive was charged with bribery Wednesday in a Securities and Exchange Commission civil complaint that says he steered near...

Congress Looks Into Walmart's Lobbying Against Anti-Bribery Law

The Huffington Post | Alice Hines | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business

Two congressmen investigating the Walmart bribery scandal announced on Wednesday that they will also begin probing Walmart's lobbying against the Fore...

John Rudolf

Former Top Halliburton Exec Heads To Prison For Bribery

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 02.24.2012 | Business

A former top Halliburton executive will serve 2 1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty in Houston federal court to orchestrating a $180 million bri...

Dan Froomkin

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Battles Anti-Bribery Statute

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than three decades after the United States Congress passed the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act -- striking a major blow against inter...

Murdoch Facade Crumbling As Scandal Takes Root In America

Timothy Karr | Posted 09.21.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

As more leads indicate that crimes were committed on U.S. soil, the likelihood increases that this scandal will create heat for the Murdochs on this side of the Atlantic.