Tag Archives: Bribery

Head of INTERPOL Resigns, As Bribery Charges Loom in China

Interpol president Meng Hongwei has resigned, according to reports by various news outlets on Sunday, October 7. The surprise announcement comes just over a week after Meng’s wife reported him missing, after he left France to travel home to  China. … Continue reading

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Bribery conviction could indicate hard line on new tax evasion offence – OUT-LAW.com

‘The conviction of a company and the jailing of two former company directors for offences under the UK Bribery Act should serve as a warning to businesses over a new tax evasion corporate offence, according to a tax law expert.’ … Continue reading

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After Jury Trial, Former Congressional Staffer Found Guilty on Federal Bribery and Extortion Charges for Taking $5,000 from Compton Marijuana Dispensary

Small businesses need to watch out for people who ask for donations or funds to make their compliance issues go away. A recent case ended up in criminal charges and a three-day trial that ended last week in a conviction.On … Continue reading

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Bribery Act in force 1 July

The Bribery Act comes into force on 1 July 2011. In February and April I blogged on the implications, but I would just like to recap on the main points and highlight 2 Case Studies. The Act creates 2 general … Continue reading

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Italy lower house approves bill effectively cutting Berlusconi bribery trial short

[JURIST] The Italian Chamber of Deputies [official website, in Italian] approved legislation [C.3127-A materials, in Italian] by a vote of 314-296 Wednesday to shorten the statute of limitations for criminal trials of defendants who do not have prior convictions. The … Continue reading

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