International (TI) recently released, in draft form for consultation, a
White Paper entitled " Anti-Bribery Guidance for Transactions ." Although
this version was preliminary draft, available for a commentary period and the
final version is to be released later in October,...
Transparency International (TI) recently released a
consultation draft of its White Paper entitled " Anti-Bribery Guidance for
Transactions ". In Part I we discussed the risks to companies involved in
international mergers and acquisitions. The TI White Paper notes that
In a recently released White Paper by the Wolfsberg
Group, entitled " Wolfsberg
Anti-Corruption Guidance " , a group of internal banks, together
with Transparency Internal and the Basel Institute on Governance, issued
guidance on anti-corruption and anti-bribery procedures which financial...
Last Thursday, Earl
Scruggs died. He was one of the musician's most responsible for my
development in learning about, and appreciating, different styles of music. For
musicians, he basically invented and then popularized the 3 finger picking
style on the 5 string banjo. For popular culture, he...
Not many people realize that the US has elected one
president who served as a prisoner of war. That man was Andrew Jackson, who was
captured by the British during the Revolutionary War. Now, can you name the
American President who killed another man in a duel? If you guessed Andrew
Jackson you are...