Author: Frank Brown

Photo Credit: CIPE This podcast was originally posted on CIPE’s Development Blog OECD’s Drago Kos says passing anti-corruption laws is much easier than enforcing them in most countries. Kos, who chairs the OECD’s Working Group on Bribery, was the guest of CIPE’s “Democracy That Delivers” podcast on January 2, where he discussed the difficulties many nations… Read More

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KPK_Logo.svg) For anyone with even a passing interest in anti-corruption issues, the headquarters of Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is a sight to behold. Entering the lobby, visitors see a floor-to-ceiling glass wall, and just behind it sit journalists with a clear line of sight to view recently arrested government officials… Read More

CIPE’s Frank Brown, Value Chain/Anti-Corruption Program Team Leader, offers strategies to help local firms in emerging markets navigate and implement anti-corruption international standards on The FCPA Blog. Brown explains that local firms in emerging markets are interested in joining international supply chains but often do not have adequate compliance practices in place to be selected by… Read More

In the relatively new sphere of anti-corruption compliance, 2016 is shaping up to be one of the most significant years ever. Not because of a record fine levied against a multi-national corporation. Nor because of a new law or stepped up enforcement. But, rather because a group of compliance practitioners from dozens of countries have… Read More

As the world’s attention turns this month towards U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron’s Anti-Corruption Summit in London, the British government has launched an ambitious project to understand what works and doesn’t work when it comes to reducing corruption in developing countries. The multi-year, $5.2 million effort is part of an Anti-Corruption Evidence partnership between the… Read More

American University’s Washington School of Law is known for innovation. It was founded by two women in the late 19th century, a time when conventional views held that women lacked the temperament to practice law. Since then, the school has been a pioneer on gender issues, as well as launching programs on human rights and… Read More

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