Brazilian President Temer extinguishes protected Amazon reserve

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In the last week of August, Brazilian President Temer, who has previously been arrested for corruption, released a huge nature reserve in the Amazon rainforest for raw material exploitation. The nature reserve is located in the national park Reserva Nacional   ... →

Seven companies, including German software multinational SAP, accused of kickbacks and corruption to gain government contracts in South Africa

Recent investigations by the South African investigative journalist group, amaBhungane, have found evidence of multinational companies in South Africa providing illegal payments to secure contracts with the government owned transport and logistics company, Transnet.  The companies that currently stand accused   ... →

Norwegian Pensionfund: Recommendation for exclusion of 6 new companies

 The Council of Ethics for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global, one of the largest investors worldwide, has issued recommendations to exclude 6 more companies from the investment portfolio.

Its annual report 2014 and the corresponding website give details on   ... →

Deutsche Bank: Bribery Scandal in Japan

In December 2013, Shigeru Echigo, a Deutsche Bank employee was arrested and he is now providing information regarding his ex-supervisor, who he claims was involved in the corruption case.

According to reports by Bloomberg, Echigo admitted to bribing a pension   ... →

Corruption allegations: GlaxoSmithKline pays kickbacks to doctors and government officials

The former head of the Chinese division of GlaxoSmithKline has been charged with corruption in connection with the unraveling bribery scandal in which GSK paid off doctors and government officials. In the past six years Mark Reilly and some of   ... →

Patria AMW: Trial on corruption in Slovenian tank deal

Corruption in Slovenia

A tank deal contracted in 2006 has evolved into several court procedures in different EU countries on the grounds of bribery and the formation of a criminal organization. At the centre of the issue is the competition   ... →