Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons ( 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

This blog was originally published on the Center for International Private Enterprise’s (CIPE) Development Blog. On May 1, 2016, the law, On Introduction of Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine Regarding Protection of Investors’ Rights (No. 289-VIII), came into effect. It introduced a number of new aspects to Ukrainian corporate law including the right… Read More

Photo credit: Flickr For years, France has faced international criticism for its loose enforcement towards corruption. As a result, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has imposed severe sanctions on French companies. On November 8, 2016, France sealed the first step in a renewed campaign to tackle the problem of corruption by adopting a new… Read More

Photo Credit: Creative Commons Seoul has been a site of massive protests following the revelations of President Park Geun-hye’s controversial ties to her friend, Choi Soon-sil, accused of trying to extort Korean companies and using undue influence to solicit business donations for a non-profit fund she controlled. This rather bizarre corruption scandal has brought renewed… Read More

American University’s Washington School of Law is known for innovation. It was founded by two women in the late 19th century, a time when conventional views held that women lacked the temperament to practice law. Since then, the school has been a pioneer on gender issues, as well as launching programs on human rights and… Read More