Author: Stephanie Bandyk

  In many developing countries, petty corruption is rampant to the degree of being deemed “everyday,” “cultural,” or even “survival” corruption. Small, usually frequent payments most often paid to lower level officials, petty corruption can seem negligible to an economy in comparison to grand corruption or state capture cases. However, the cumulative impact of corruption… Read More

A few hundred rupees for the government ambulance to get your sick grandmother to the hospital in time; some extra shillings to your local school administrator to ensure your child is admitted to the best school; and a couple dollars to appease the police officer so you are not late for your important meeting, each… Read More

The annual 2015 Kroll Global Fraud Report finds that fraud has continued to increase and businesses are more vulnerable and at risk than ever before. A reported 75 percent of 768 senior executives representing a broad range of industries and regions in the survey experienced a fraud incident last year – and 81 percent of… Read More

Joel Ameyou is a corporate lawyer, who comes from Lome, Togo in West Africa where he serves as the Chief Compliance Auditor for the Togo Revenue Authority. Prior to working in the public sector, he worked as a Legal Assistant for Tax and Laws, Ecobank and Cabinet Sylvia Aquereburu, one of the leading legal firms in… Read More

Sarah Chayes’ recent book, Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security, makes a powerful case connecting severe corruption to a variety of security crises currently plaguing the world, from the expansion of Boko Haram in Nigeria and ISIS in Iraq to the Arab Spring Revolutions. At a time when some anti-corruption thought leaders are… Read More

Anwar Hashmi is a Senior Consultant within Global Ethics & Compliance at Integrity Leadership Partners, LLC  in the Washington DC Metro Area. He has over 14 years of experience in designing, developing, and implementing Global Ethics Programs at Tata Steel, a global Fortune 500 company and Tata Group’s flagship company. Hashmi has been associated with… Read More

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