February 2015 (#196)


In this update:

  • PNG anti-corruption taskforce funding removed after allegations against PM
  • Foreign Bribery Tool to help businesses stamp out corruption
  • Anti-Corruption white paper published by GoodCorporation

PNG anti-corruption taskforce funding removed after allegations against PM

ABC News has reported that: ‘The most successful anti-corruption agency in Papua New Guinea’s history has been starved of funding and is broke, as a result of allegations made against Prime Minister Peter O’Neill’.

 

Foreign Bribery Tool to help businesses stamp out corruption

Minister for Justice, Michael Keenan MP, has released a new online learning module on foreign bribery.

 

Anti-Corruption white paper published by GoodCorporation

A white paper released by GoodCorporation found that: ‘Three years after the UK Bribery Act came into force, businesses are still struggling to implement the procedures necessary to prevent corruption, with over a third of almost 3,000 anti-corruption controls assessed by GoodCorporation graded inadequate’.

 

TI Australia e-Update #196

February 2015

 

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