Corruption

The Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission jointly announced Monday that Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer will pay more than $205 million to settle charges under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. U.S. authorities charged that Embraer, which makes smaller passenger and military airplanes that compete with North American companies across the globe, had bribed […]

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The Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission jointly announced Monday that Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer will pay more than $205 million to settle charges under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. U.S. authorities charged that Embraer, which makes smaller passenger and military airplanes that compete with North American companies across the globe, had bribed […]

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan has said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be responsible if some ‘third force’ intervened as a result of his party’s plan to lockdown the federal capital. Talking to media persons after party meeting regarding the preparations for the November 2 protest here at his residence, Imran reaffirmed […]

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In a new report, the UK’s International Development Committee (IDC) accused the UK of squandering an opportunity to act on the issue of corruption and financial secrecy earlier this year when the government hosted an anti-corruption summit in May. ​The summit came just after the release of the Panama Papers, which consisted of millions of leaked documents that revealed the many ways in which businesses […]

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Cameron will use anti-corruption summit to call on wealthy to admit sources of cash The Criminal Finances Bill, introduced on Thursday, would force suspected criminals to prove their source of finance through “unexplained wealth orders” or risk having their assets seized. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and HM Revenue and Customs (HRMC) will be able […]

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A daily roundup of corruption news from across the Web. We also provide a daily roundup of important risk compliance stories via our daily newsletter, The Morning Risk Report, which readers can sign up for here. Follow us on Twitter at @WSJRisk. Bribery: The reputed ringleader in a Spanish corruption case admitted to paying bribes. (El […] […]

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A daily roundup of corruption news from across the Web. We also provide a daily roundup of important risk compliance stories via our daily newsletter, The Morning Risk Report, which readers can sign up for here. Follow us on Twitter at @WSJRisk. Bribery: The reputed ringleader in a Spanish corruption case admitted to paying bribes. (El […] […]

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Video: Matthew Mirabelli Minister Konrad Mizzi today refused to give more details about his proposed business in Panama, which according to e-mails sent by his financial advisers Nexia BT was set up for operations in the recycling and remote gaming sectors. Dr Mizzi was also asked why he wanted to avoid alerting local banks about […]

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Nigerian lawyers meet Attorney General over raid on judges A meeting between present and former leaders of the Nigerian Bar Association and the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and some of his predecessors in the office is underway at the NBA House, Abuja. The meeting, which began on Thursday morning, […]

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Nigerian lawyers meet Attorney General over raid on judges A meeting between present and former leaders of the Nigerian Bar Association and the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and some of his predecessors in the office is underway at the NBA House, Abuja. The meeting, which began on Thursday morning, […]

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