Author: Sarah Ali

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) estimates in a 2013 report that child mortality rates in countries with high levels of corruption are about one third higher than in countries with low corruption, and infant mortality rates are almost twice as high. When officials use their positions for private gain – such as awarding concessions… Read More

CIPE prioritizes combatting corruption because it is often at the heart of a nation’s systemic challenges. The top ten countries on the global corruption index run the gamut of the world’s most troubled zones: Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan, Yemen, Afghanistan, Libya and Iraq. Perhaps this list surprises no one. Characterized by decades-long dictatorships and/or… Read More

Known as “The FCPA Professor” for his highly trafficked blog, Southern Illinois University Law Professor Mike Koehler spoke in Washington, DC on October 2, 2014 about what he sees as flaws in the way FCPA enforcement is carried out. In his latest book, The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in a New Era, Koehler dissects recent developments… Read More