Latest Political corruption Stories

2011-06-08 05:00:00

MIAMI, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami headquartered WorldCompliance reaches milestone in the fight against corruption, by announcing that its PEP database today surpassed 1,000,000 detailed profiles of Politically Exposed Persons, their family members and close associates.

2011-06-01 12:04:00

NEW YORK, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When one thinks about how Washington, D.C. works, certain groups are always seen as being too powerful and wielding too much influence among the decision-making authorities.

2011-05-19 10:14:00

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Later today, the Senate will hold a vote to end the filibuster against Goodwin Liu, President Obama's nominee to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. In 2005, when a handful of President Bush's nominees faced filibusters, at least 12 current U.S.

2011-04-26 06:55:00

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the current state of the union in turmoil due to strongly opposed positions on national and state budgets, now is the time to check out ElectedFace.com, a non-partisan website designed to be the social media platform for politics.

2011-04-11 05:30:00

KYIV, Ukraine, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new law On Principles of Prevention and Combating Corruption in Ukraine, adopted by the Verkhovna Rada (the Ukrainian parliament), stipulates that government officials and their close relatives now are obliged to declare their income and, what is more important, any expenses that exceed their income and publish such financial declarations in the official press. The draft of anticorruption law was submitted by Ukrainian president last year...

2011-03-31 06:30:00

NEW YORK, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half of the companies doing business internationally are shelving key business partnerships due to concerns about corruption liability in foreign markets, according to this year's Dow Jones State of Anti-Corruption Survey.

2011-02-03 08:00:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TRACE, the internationally recognized anti-bribery organization today announced the launch of the TRACE Anti-bribery Specialist Accreditation (TASA).

2011-01-13 08:10:00

A new assessment of global earthquake fatalities over the past three decades indicates that 83 percent of all deaths caused by the collapse of buildings during earthquakes occurred in countries considered to be unusually corrupt.

2010-12-17 13:00:00

LONDON, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Russell Jones & Walker Solicitors' Business Crime & Regulation team has launched a UK-wide survey of businesses to assess their understanding of, and preparedness for the implementation of the Bribery Act in April 2011.

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