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

As highlighted in a previous Corporate Compliance Trends post about the importance of anti-corruption efforts in Indonesia, corruption is a major problem in the country. According to a Gallup poll, more than 8 in 10 Indonesians say that corruption is widespread throughout the nation’s government and businesses. Instances like the current corruption allegation involving the House… Read More

Corruption costs a lot of money for citizens around the globe. The World Economic Forum and the World Bank estimates that corruption reduces global GDP by 5% ($2.6 trillion) per year with over $1 trillion paid in bribes. For businesses, corruption makes up 10% of the total cost of doing business and up to 25% of… Read More