Issue XI, June 2016

Approaches to Anti-Corruption, Anti-Fraud, and Compliance

Peru and a new opportunity in sight When speaking of corruption or fraud we necessarily refer to concepts at odds with what is lawful, what is right, or what is legal, and as a result, to the search for effective mechanisms to control and combat these phenomena. It is common, but not necessarily right, to […]

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Are Anti-Corruption Agencies Headed in the Right Direction?

Of late, a debate has reappeared in India on how active anti-corruption agencies should navigate themselves. This has brought into focus the role of anti-corruption agencies and the negative impact the “hyper activity” has on governance in general. The issue appears to be very pertinent as one scam after another is surfacing, resulting in disdain

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Powerful Ideas in the Fight Against Corruption

The Inspections from Public Lotteries Programme in Brazil The idea of this paper is to discuss the Inspections from Public Lotteries Programme – developed by the Brazilian anti-corruption agency – as a powerful idea in the fight against corruption. The author has summarized and explained this very successful oversight programme and its reports. She uses

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Corruption in the Construction Sector – Building the São Paulo Labour Court

In 1998 I started an investigation as a federal prosecutor that would be known all over Brazil and even abroad later on. It was called the TRT Case, a corruption scandal during the construction of a labour court in the city of São Paulo. The case involved a former senator, a former labour judge –

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