CEO agenda / Thailand competence / Vietnam vow

INFO: Fighting bribery and corruption not on the agenda for 40% of CEOs. Fighting bribery and corruption does not feature as one of the main priorities for over half of multinational companies, a new study by international law firm Hogan Lovells has found.

Read the story by Dan Cancian, International Business Times:

INFO: Thai agencies competent to trace money stashed abroad.  Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said Thai agencies such as the Anti-Money Laundering Office and legislation in the country are efficient enough to trace any illegal money and illegitimate activities revealed by the “Panama Papers,”a massive data leak that has hit dozens of celebrities and leaders worldwide, including in Thailand.

Read the story by Punnee Amornviputpanich and Nattaphat Phromkaew, in The Nation:

INFO: Vietnam prime minister vows to push forward reforms, fight corruption.  Vietnam's new prime minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, has vowed to push forward with economic reforms, fight corruption, and defend the country’s sovereignty.

Read the story in Asian Correspondent:

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