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29 Jan 2013, 11:28 am by admin
January 29, 2013 The Canadian Bar Association’s Anti-Corruption Team (CBA-ACT), which is a joint committee composed of members of the Competition, Business and International sections of the CBA, as well as the CCCA, has launched a new Anti-Corruption website.  The new site includes, among other things, links to global anti-corruption legislation, relevant case law (e.g., the recent Griffiths Energy case and Niko Resources) and links to a variety of international resources. From the… [read post]
1 Aug 2011, 5:53 am by thejaghunter
Click on Robert Hefner’s illustration for the Mr. Martin’s full report “…the day is coming when there will be bloody war, like it or not. Those of us who are committed to the concept of human freedom are not willing to give up another inch of liberty to the progressives. And we are committed to getting back the liberties lost in those dark areas of the country where the babbling, blathering bloviation of progressive buffoons holds sway.” LINK Continue reading on Why… [read post]
29 May 2012, 10:12 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
ABC News on May 29, 2012 released the following: Associated Press "The jury in the John Edwards campaign corruption trial is deliberating for a seventh day after a judge gave the panel a stern warning not to talk about the case over the weekend. The jurors reconvened Tuesday morning. The judge met in a closed courtroom Friday with attorneys to talk about a problem with a juror, but she did not elaborate. The judge again met with the attorneys behind closed doors Tuesday, but their discussions were… [read post]
6 Jul 2011, 6:40 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The U.S. Attorney's Office Middle District of Florida on July 5, 2011 released the following: "ST. PETERSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT DETECTIVE INDICTED Tampa, Florida - United States Attorney Robert E. O'Neill announces the return of a seven-count indictment by a grand jury charging Anthony V. Foster (39, St. Petersburg) with public corruption charges. Counts one through six charge Foster with a wire fraud scheme to deprive the public of honest services. Count seven charges Foster with attempted… [read post]
26 Jul 2011, 9:42 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Chicago Tribune on July 26, 2011 released the following: "Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, convicted last month of wire fraud, bribery, attempted extortion and conspiracy in his second federal public corruption trial, filed a motion late Monday for another retrial, citing numerous instances of alleged judicial bias and error that helped the prosecution "strip away the effective aspects of the defense case." "Virtually every error in this trial stemmed from the fact that this Court deprived Blagojevich… [read post]
22 Jan 2012, 8:49 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Denver Post on January 22, 2012 released the following: "By Felisa Cardona The Denver Post The Denver FBI is investigating more than a dozen cases of public corruption in Colorado, Wyoming and Indian country. The number of investigations is up from three years ago, when agents in the public-corruption unit launched a special hotline urging people to come forward with information. At the time, the FBI said either no public corruption existed in the region, which was unlikely, or it was… [read post]
17 Feb 2014, 1:20 pm by admin
February 17, 2014 Want your say in the ongoing Quebec competition/corruption law probe?  The Charbonneau Commission has issued a call for public input on “stopping corruption” in Quebec.  According to media releases earlier today (see e.g.: Charbonneau Commission calls for public input on halting corruption), public commentators have until June 20, 2014 and may send submit suggestions via the Charbonneau Inquiry’s website (see: here). __________________ For more… [read post]
31 Aug 2010, 12:24 am by meghna
We received a comment from Mr Osuri Devendra Phanikar, a social activist from Andra Pradesh. To ensure maximum visibility and effective discussion on the critical issue, we are publishing his comment as a post. Our democracy is standing on three legs of the constitution of India, the Legislature, the Executive and the Judiciary. The corruption has eaten away most of the two legs the Legislature, the Executive. And we are limping on only leg that is judiciary. The demon of corruption is trying to… [read post]
27 Feb 2014, 6:03 pm by The JAG HUNTER
A Robert Hefner illustration. Post & Email Managing Editor Sharon Rondeau may be contacted at: 203.987. 7948 with any information that goes to help Mr. Young! One hour ~ 7 minutes ~ 7 seconds : YOU MAY WANT TO TAKE NOTES! VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION! Mr. Young’s next hearing is on Thursday, 26 June 2014! Monroe County ~ Madisonville, Tennessee! CRIMINAL COURT JUDGE  CARROLL LEE ROSS PRESIDING! [read post]
7 Feb 2014, 3:20 pm by admin
February 7, 2014 Domestic anti-corruption laws, particularly in Canada, have been receiving heightened attention from enforcers and commentators over the past several years.  While Canada has officially had legislation prohibiting corruption of foreign officials for some years (the federal Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act), as a practical matter the legislation was not much enforced and apparently little attention was paid to the legislation until several recent high-profile cases… [read post]
16 May 2011, 2:37 am by thejaghunter
Citizens of Tennessee: Help Is On The Way OUTSIDE ORGANIZATION HAS AGREED TO HELP CITIZENS RESTORE CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT by Sharon Rondeau (link) “The group is well-connected nationally with individuals and entities specializing in the areas of law enforcement, voter fraud, prosecuting treason against the U.S. Constitution, restoring the nation’s wealth back to the people who have earned it, and teaching others how to bring about change in order to force public officials to adhere to… [read post]
3 Mar 2014, 8:59 am by admin
March 3, 2014 Earlier today, following its recent Global Forum on Competition, the OECD has published an interesting new report with international contributions on corruption and competition entitled Fighting Corruption and Promoting Competition.  This new report includes submissions from Canada (the Competition Bureau) as well as a number of other leading jurisdictions including the United States. Canada’s submission includes discussions on the Bureau’s partnerships with criminal… [read post]
11 Apr 2011, 6:42 am by thejaghunter
Can you hear their silence? “U.S. Citizens do not have direct access to any federal Grand Jury!  Our federal Grand Juries are held under the total control of the federal government. Demoted to the status of some kind of federal administrative agency. Called to work at the discretion of a U.S. Attorney…Few options remain to use before Citizens are forced to make operative our last appeal.” More…   Click on Robert Hefner's illustration for The Post & Email full report. … [read post]
1 May 2011, 11:48 am by thejaghunter
Click on the illustration for Managing Editor Sharon Rondeau’s full Post & Email report “At issue is whether or not Blackwood was compromised for in the past having appointed a foreman to the grand jury in Roane County, where Blackwood had presided prior to his formal retirement in 2004. There is no provision in Tennessee state law for a judge to make such an appointment, although the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts has admitted that it is done routinely throughout the state,… [read post]
26 Apr 2011, 6:51 am by thejaghunter
Click on Robert Hefner’s illustration for the full interview I’m on my way to the FBI office in the Atlanta area to make sure that they are aware of what’s going on here because this needs to be pushed to the federal level for prosecution. These judges need to be arrested. The district attorneys who are doing this need to be arrested, and the court clerk, Martha Cook, needs to be arrested for jury-tampering. They are completely eliminating our Fifth Amendment rights in Tennessee. I am… [read post]
19 Feb 2013, 9:28 am by ACC Guest Blogger
  Guest Authors: This post was written by Justin Connor, chair, ACC’s International Legal Affairs Committee and Lucinda Low, Alexandra Baj, and Bibek Pandey of Steptoe & Johnson LLP.    Earlier this month, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird announced proposed amendments to Canada’s foreign bribery law, the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA). If enacted, the proposed amendments would result in a significant broadening and strengthening of… [read post]
16 Nov 2010, 2:50 pm by Dionne Searcey
The FCPA is here to stay. That was the message today from Lanny Breuer, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division of the Justice Department. [read post]
25 Feb 2011, 1:57 pm by christian
Government Chambers, Dili, East Timor Dili, 20 Feb (Lusa) – Ministers, district administrators, department heads, national directors and other civil servants comprise among the number of persons accused of corruption by Timor-Leste’s Prosecutor General of the Republic (PGR), according to the published annual report. Amongst others accused were Jose Luis Guterres, Deputy Prime Minister for [read post]
2 Jan 2014, 9:57 pm by Vishnu S
Risha Sharma, Research Associate Corruption is a disease that has gripped and embedded itself deep within the everyday function by immeasurable lengths. In international trade and investment, corruption is often...The post International Arbitration and Corruption appeared first on The Lex-Warrier. [read post]
13 Jun 2013, 1:56 pm by Jonathan Cone
Transparency International issued a new report, Raising the bar: Good anti-corruption practices in defence companies, that identifies seven anti-corruption practices for defense contractors that are critical for promoting an ethical culture and reducing global corruption risks. According to the... [read post]