Corruption

Report by Dr Hall to safeguard integrity in Australian sport

ANU Law alumnus and Fulbright Scholar Stanford-bound

Combatting impunity in grand corruption: the case for an International Anti-Corruption Court

Public corruption is endemic at the highest levels of government in many nations. Such ‘grand corruption’ is costly, closely correlated with the most serious abuses of human rights, and threatens the stability of many nations and the world. Grand corruption depends on a culture of impunity that exists because of the unwillingness of leaders to permit the honest and able investigation of their friends, families, and, indeed, themselves. International efforts to combat grand corruption have been inadequate and ineffective.

Foreign bribery and corruption: Are we making a difference?

Over recent years there has been a flurry of regulatory activity in relation to foreign bribery and corruption. Last year multi-national companies paid over A$2.9 billion to resolve cases in the US, and Rolls Royce entered the largest deferred prosecution agreement in the UK for over A$1.1 billion. Such cases suggest that regulators might be starting to win the war against corruption. However as this panel will discuss, success in this area is much more complicated.

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