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The Next Frontier in International Anti-Corruption Enforcement

What is the next frontier in international anti-corruption enforcement? How is the landscape changing, and what challenges will result? Harvard Law Professor Matthew Stephenson, the Editor & Chief of the Global Anticorruption Blog, addressed the International Bar Association in Mexico City earlier this week about the coming challenges in international anti-corruption enforcement. He highlighted dynamics […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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UNODC: Assessing Corruption Risk in Public Procurement

The following is a guest post from Francesco De Simone, an Advisor at the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Center, part of the Christian Michelsen Institute, and former Senior Policy Director at Transparency International – USA. Corruption is prevalent in public procurement in both developing and developed countries, despite a significant body of research and analysis that has resulted […]

Author: Guest Author

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A Seat at the Table: Alternatives to restitution for FCPA victims

Corruption is not a victimless crime, but you wouldn’t know that by looking at the enforcement of international bribery laws. A recent study published by the Stolen Asset Recovery (StAR) Initiative found that out of 395 corruption settlements worldwide between 1999 and 2012, $6.9 billion in monetary sanctions were imposed. But of that total, only […]

Author: Matthew Fowler

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Corruption in the Context of Sporting and Other Major Public Events: Notes from the United Nations Conference

Complex logistical arrangements, tight timeframes, and the involvement of substantial public funds in organizing major sporting and public events leave them vulnerable to corruption risks. That was highlighted and discussed at a special event during the 5th Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption in Panamá at […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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How Lawyers Can Contribute to New Anti-Corruption Laws

Today’s guest post is from Luz E. Nagle, a Professor at Stetson University College of Law who specializes in international law and international criminal law. Legal professionals can play a vital role in the development and promotion of anti-corruption policies and regulations. Different ways that legal professionals can participate in national and international anti-corruption efforts […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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