Author: Dylan Blake

One of the main authors of the groundbreaking Foreign Extortion Prevention Act (FEPA), Tom Firestone, underscored earlier this month at a CIPE briefing that the new law’s effectiveness in curbing bribery solicitation will depend on boosting awareness. “I think that the most valuable thing an organization like CIPE can do is to just get the… Read More

In combating corruption, governments, activists, and other anti-corruption practitioners must hone their messaging effectively to rally support and resources to the cause. Traditional anti-corruption messaging efforts, which range from billboards to government announcements, risk being ineffective or even counterproductive — reinforcing in the minds of communities that corruption is rampant and impossible to address. Anti-corruption… Read More

Beneficial ownership transparency is a vital element of any effective corporate compliance program. It is also a powerful check against corruption in society generally. These two facts are sometimes misunderstood or obscured, especially in highly corrupt countries where economic and political elites don’t welcome transparency. A new report from the Center for International Private Enterprise,… Read More