Tag: anti-corruption

In response to global trends and the recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the US Congress passed an overhaul of anti-money laundering (AML) laws in a New Year’s Day 2021 vote. The reforms include a beneficial ownership register and statutory recognition of the FinCEN Exchange. These are encouraging developments. The new AML laws… Read More

Over the past 20 years, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) has diligently helped businesses in emerging markets strengthen integrity and combat corruption. CIPE has supported the private sector on three levels: internally by developing corporate compliance programs; externally through public communication of its commitments, policies, and practices; and through community-building via collective action… Read More

As the wide-ranging effects of COVID-19 continue to be felt around around the globe, the Anti-Corruption & Governance Center (ACGC) team at the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) has explored the intersection of corruption and the pandemic through a series of public webinars. To date, the COVID-19 & Corruption series has featured 13 installments,… Read More

Part I: The December Revolution Sudan’s third revolution began suddenly in December 2018 after nearly thirty years of oppressive rule under President Omar Al-Bashir. Peaceful demonstrations sparked by price hikes on essential goods like bread and fuel led thousands of protestors to take to the streets. Beginning in the northern town of Atbara, the protests… Read More

In Moldova, business owners like me suffer under rampant corruption and excessive bureaucracy. These challenges are linked because current burdensome bureaucratic systems create opportunities and power dynamics that allow corruption to flourish. This relationship shows how corruption in Moldova is more complex than a “law enforcement” issue. It is an entrenched systemic issue with a… Read More

  As the COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly become the largest global humanitarian crisis in a generation, front-line humanitarian aid workers need better training to avoid the damaging practical, financial, and reputational costs of corruption.  The pandemic has prompted calls for a massive humanitarian response. As cases and deaths have continued to rise around the world,… Read More

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