Bribery Prevention Network featured in UN Global Compact Virtual Leaders Summit

Posted on October 5, 2020

The UN Global Compact Virtual Leaders Summit featured a panel event called the Role of Bribery Prevention and Detection in building partnerships for the SDGs. Featured speakers included Tim Robinson, Chief Compliance Officer at BHP, Greg Hinds, Superintendent at the Australian Federal Police, Serena Lillywhite, CEO at Transparency International Australia and James Campbell, Partner at Continue reading

Transparency International Australia position on anti-money laundering and the FinCEN Files

Posted on October 2, 2020

Transparency International Australia makes clear the case for strengthened anti-money laundering (AML) laws to stop criminals from profiteering though our financial institutions and the real estate sector. Continuous due diligence must be the bedrock of risk management. ‘Know your customer’ must reach new heights. This means understanding of the integrity, track record, and character of Continue reading

Transparency International 2019 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) launched around the world

Posted on October 1, 2020

The Transparency International 2019 Corruption Perception Index shines a spotlight on money in politics, political integrity and restoring trust in politics. The report suggests that reducing big money in politics and promoting inclusive political decision-making are essential to curbing corruption. Three essential characteristics that the world’s ‘cleanest’ countries (with a score of 100 being most Continue reading

Man convicted as part of foreign bribery investigation

Posted on September 24, 2020

In August 2020, following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation into foreign bribery in Nauru involving an Australian-based company, the AFP issued a media release reporting that a 46-year-old Sydney man had been sentenced to a custodial sentence of two years and six months. Operation Regatta commenced in 2015 to investigate allegations the director of Continue reading