Latest Political corruption Stories

2011-09-30 20:00:00

The discussions on The 2011 State of the Future will be presented in Santiago and in the City of La Serena of Northern Chile on October 4th and 5th.

2011-09-21 09:00:00

Comprehensive and Focused Expertise to Help Companies Proactively Develop and Implement U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and U.K.

2011-09-21 12:56:52

New research has found public sector workers are typically more pro-socially motivated than their private sector counterparts.

2011-07-22 05:55:00

Google Inc increased its lobbying expenses by 54 percent during the second quarter, surpassing $2 million for the first time, as the Internet search giant faces a probe by the Federal Trade Commission over its business practices.

2011-07-21 13:41:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google and Facebook pumped record amounts into their lobbying efforts during the second quarter, according to just filed disclosure reports.

2011-06-10 11:27:00

KYIV, Ukraine, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the framework of fighting corruption, Ukraine has been taking a series of measures to prevent the spread of corrupt practices in the country.

2011-06-09 13:07:00

Total spending climbed by over $850,000 Private sector spending on lobbying still goes unreported CHICAGO, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local governments, transit agencies and other public bodies spent nearly $7.5 million in the last fiscal year on contracts with lobbyists hired to monitor and influence state officials, according to an annual survey conducted by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform (ICPR). ICPR utilized the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to gather contract...

2011-06-08 08:27:00

Volume of electronic media makes case analysis more complex WASHINGTON, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Control Risks, one of the world's leading business risk consultancies, warns that stronger anti-corruption enforcement and the associated potential rise in regulatory investigations will require organizations to build more advanced information gathering and analysis processes for rapid and cost effective defence strategies. Organizations today produce and retain vast quantities of...

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.