November 2014 (#194)


In this update:

  • Six things to know: new G20 Beneficial Ownership Principles
  • Charting Risky Waters
  • Protecting the public is key to resolving conflict of interest among politicians

Six things to know: new G20 Beneficial Ownership Principles

Adopted by the G20 leaders is an important set of principles to end ‘shell‘ company secrecy.

 

Charting Risky Waters

The Deloitte Forensic team is inviting participation in its 2014 bribery and corruption survey, Charting Risky Waters. Your insights will inform the approach to managing this serious operational risk. The survey closes on Friday 5 December 2014. Click on the following link to see the 2012 survey, A Storm on the Horizon?

 

Protecting the public is key to resolving conflict of interest among politicians

Tim Smith QC, a founder of the Accountability Roundtable, spells out in The Zone the obligations of people in public trust to resolve their conflicts of interest. We must all openly insist our politicians resolve their many conflicts of interest by putting the public interest above all else.

 

 EVENTS

Thurs 4 December – Launch of the TI Corruption Perception Index 2014: click on the following links for further details: Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth & Sydney – RSVPs are essential

 

TI Australia e-Update #194

November 2014

 

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