Category: Bribery

Lie detectors used to fight Corruption at Auchan Russia

The French multinational retail group confirmed the use of the lie detector devices at its Russian subsidiary, after it was shaken by a corruption scandal earlier this year. The anti-corruption lawyer in charge of investigating the matter was dismissed from the company after being brutally… Continue Reading “Lie detectors used to fight Corruption at Auchan Russia”

USA: More Whistleblower Incentives and Protections in Historic Anti-Corruption Legislation

BSA-AML Compliance Officers, take heed! A new whistleblower rewards program was approved by the U.S. Congress last week with important implications both for financial institutions and for foreign government officials trying to hide their stolen money in the United States. Members-only content. While the… Continue Reading “USA: More Whistleblower Incentives and Protections in Historic Anti-Corruption Legislation”

Multinational Companies Return Money to South Africa after Corruption Probes

What is happening in South Africa lately is so interesting. The results of the so-called “State Capture” investigation have produced some striking findings. South African authorities have investigated how several multinationals contracted with State-owned entities via the Gupta brothers (now exiled in Dubai), who in… Continue Reading “Multinational Companies Return Money to South Africa after Corruption Probes”

6 Ways to STOP Corruption at your Company

It’s that time of the year again! December 9th is International Anti-Corruption Day, a day all anticorruption practitioners duly mark on their calendar. But this year has been very different from previous years. Members-only content. While the blog operates on a free-to-view basis, your… Continue Reading “6 Ways to STOP Corruption at your Company”

Former Thai Airways CEO Jailed For Using Position To Avoid Luggage Fees

Flying excess baggage and using your position to avoid paying for it is enough to land you in hot waters in Thailand. Members-only content. While the blog operates on a free-to-view basis, your registration is required in order to read all of the content. To… Continue Reading “Former Thai Airways CEO Jailed For Using Position To Avoid Luggage Fees”

ex-Geneva minister to face trial over Abu Dhabi visit

SWITZERLAND: Being invited by a Sheikh to watch the Abu Dhabi F1 race could land you in hot waters in Switzerland. Another fascinating case where the Gulf culture of hospitality and Western anticorruption laws may clash. Members-only content. While the blog operates on a free-to-view basis, your registration is… Continue Reading “ex-Geneva minister to face trial over Abu Dhabi visit”