Ethical Alliance Daily News - 16 May 2016

World: FIFA Compliance Chief Quits, Saying Corruption Fight Threatened
May 16, 2016 08:00 pm
FIFA’s head of audit and compliance, Domenico Scala, quit Saturday to protest changes at the top of global soccer’s governing body that he said will imperil efforts to eliminate corruption. Scala, who was with the organization for four years, said […]
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Mexico: Wal-Mart wins dismissal of Mexico bribery lawsuit
May 16, 2016 07:30 pm
A Delaware judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. shareholders who accused the board of the world’s largest retailer of trying to cover up bribes paid by company executives in Mexico. Chancellor Andre Bouchard of the Court […]
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World: Anti corruption summit turns the spotlight on rich countries banks and real estate brokers
May 16, 2016 07:00 pm
The London summit shifted the focus on global corruption, turning the spotlight of blame away from African generals, oligarchs and corrupt dictators and toward the rich countries, whose banks and real estate brokers have been the benefactors of the stolen […]
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Middle East: 23% of Middle East execs say bribery is common
May 16, 2016 06:30 pm
Almost a quarter of respondents to EY’s latest Global Fraud Survey report that it is common practice to win contracts through bribery. EY’s survey polled 175 executives in the Middle East, from Jordan, Oman, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey. […]
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India: Anti-Corruption Body Plans ‘Integrity Index’ For Government Departments
May 16, 2016 06:00 pm
In a first, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has decided to develop an ‘integrity index’ to help government departments assess where they stand on anti-corruption measures. The integrity index for public sector organisations will be based on bench marking of […]
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Ukraine: Ukraine and Poland join forces to fight corruption
May 16, 2016 05:30 pm
Ukrainian and Polish anti-corruption bureaus have signed a memorandum on close cooperation, the Ukrainian Anti-Corruption Bureau press service reported. The two agencies have agreed to exchange information and experience in preventing and fighting corruption. The full original article can be found […]
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