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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Update: Considerations Around Voluntary Disclosures

GovCon & Trade

Two recently announced Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) settlements involving reinsurance companies demonstrate what happens when the rubber hits the road. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group Holdings Ltd.

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International Anti-Corruption Groups Join in Call for DOJ Whistleblower Program to Follow Best Practices

Whistleblower Network News

Now anti-corruption groups from over twenty countries have joined in the call, noting that the program will have a massive transnational reach. The four recommendations called for by the international anti-corruption groups echo those previously made by other whistleblower advocates.

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Webinar to Highlight New DOJ Whistleblower Program’s Global Anti-Corruption Potential

Whistleblower Network News

On April 23, the whistleblower law firm Kohn, Kohn, and Colapinto, LLP , in partnership with the National Whistleblower Center (NWC), will be hosting a free webinar on the topic of “Establishing an Effective DOJ Whistleblower Rewards Program to Fight Corruption Worldwide.” The webinar will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, April 23 at 10:30 am ET.

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Climate Groups View Whistleblowers as Key to Fight Against Environmental Corruption

Whistleblower Network News

In December, the United Nations held the tenth session of the Conference of the States Parties (CoSP10) to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) in Atlanta. The Conference is the largest global anti-corruption gathering. Article 5 , and the IUCN’s Marseille Resolution 115, WCC-2020-Res-115 ).

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Malaysia Plans to Offer Whistleblower Awards as Part of New Anti-Corruption Strategy

Whistleblower Network News

On May 7, the Malaysian government launched its 2024-2028 National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS), a continuation of its 2019 National Anti-Corruption Plan (NACP) that ended in 2023. billion per year and, using figures from the World Bank, make the average cost of corruption around 3% of annual GDP.

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IOS/UUCePP Transactional Talk: Construction-based corruption

Utrecht University

In this Transactional talk, organised by UUCePP and IOS platform The Transactional State, Saverio di Giorno will speak about Construction-based corruption

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Considering Labour's plan for a Covid corruption commissioner

Telles.eu

Labour announced at its conference last week it was considering creating a watchdog to deal with the allegations of corruption connected with Covid support schemes and contracts. In addition it seems Labour also wants to reform the debarment and exclusion grounds for participation in public procurement.