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Returning ‘Politically Exposed Persons’ Illicit Assets from Switzerland – International Law in the Force Field of Complexity and Conditionality Research correspondent Giulio Nessi reviews an article dealing with the international law implications of illegally acquired assets being transferred to Switzerland by ‘Politically Exposed Persons.’ Read More...
Posted at Dec 02, 2014 10:58 AM
The case for asset declarations in the judiciary: Identifying illicit enrichment and conflicts of interests Asset declarations serve in many countries as a tool for detecting and preventing illicit enrichment and conflicts of interests among public officials. However, not all countries with an asset declaration regime in place require members of the judiciary to make such declarations. Read More...
Posted at Jul 03, 2014 01:02 PM
New issue of the ACRN Quarterly! Do you want to find out about the latest in corruption research? Check out the new issue of our Anti-Corruption Research Network Quarterly . Read More...
Posted at May 12, 2013 02:29 PM
Safety-net Benefits Conferred on Difficult-to-Fail-and-Unwind Banks in the US and EU before and during the Great Recession In this paper Carbo-Valverde, Kane, and Rodriquez-Fernandez use multiple regression models to perform a cross-country analysis on how well different countries’ safety-net managers performed their duties in balancing the interests of bankers and the taxpayers. The research looks at 15 countries (14 European and the US) from the years 2003 to 2008. Read More...
Posted at Jun 05, 2012 10:51 PM
Identification and Quantification of the Proceeds of Bribery This study conducted by the OECD and the World Bank analyses the identification and quantification of the proceeds of active bribery in international business transactions. Active bribery is defined as the “…criminal offence committed by paying, offering or promising a bribe or an undue advantage to an official”. The authors contend that while international efforts thus far has put a lot of emphasis on quantifying the amount of bribe, its financial equivalent, and even the indirect proceeds accrued by corrupt public officials, much less emphasis has been placed on the proceeds of active bribery, i.e. the benefit gained by the bribe payer, which is often more substantial than the actual amount of the bribe paid. Read More...
Posted at May 01, 2012 11:20 PM
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Anti-Corruption Courses and Trainings (1)
  • Fighting Corruption in Developing Countries: What can donors do? (Sciences Po) Developed by Bathylle Missika at Sciences Po, this course provides an overview of the fight against corruption in developing countries, mainly from the perspective of bilateral and multilateral donors’ efforts. The discussions are framed within the broader context of governance efforts in developing countries. The course looks into the many aspects of corruption (administrative vs. political corruption), the actors involved (UN, OECD, Transparency International, etc.), their strategies and tools to address this issue through Official Development Assistance (ODA). It also looks at the politics of the anti-corruption “business”. Read More...
    Posted at Jan 25, 2011 12:16 PM
 
 

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