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Curbing Corruption

10/7/19: The final installment of four reports produced by Knowledge@Wharton in collaboration with AKO Foundation is now available.  Titled “Curbing Corruption,” the report’s authors explain, “Only by understanding the causes and symptoms of the disease can we hope to control corruption, even if we may not be able to eradicate something so multifaceted and deeply rooted.”...

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"Who Pays if the Product is Counterfeit?"


1/8/2016: Not all victims of counterfeit products are at equal risk. The consumer who purchases a fake Gucci bag doesn’t face the same risk as a patient who relies on the purity of long-trusted medicines. Now it seems that brand companies face more risk than the familiar damaged...

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"Lessons From Corrupt Companies"


1/8/16: By now, it would seem that CEOs and senior executives would routinely lead the charge for enterprise-wide compliance and ethics. According to a recent post by Alison Taylor on Corporate Compliance Insights, far too many CEOs are leading their companies in the opposite...

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"The US’ Role in the UK’s Corruption Prosecutions"


1/8/16: It really is a small world, at least for global anti-corruption enforcement. An Anti-Bribery Alert by law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP highlights recent actions by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO), as well as the link between those actions and the US Department of Justice...

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"Does Jail Work for White Collar Criminals?"


12/2/15: Do corporate officers and managers deserve to be sentenced to jail for corruption or bribery committed in their organizations under their watch? Well, that’s a loaded question and answers will be all over the map. A more useful question might be this: is prison an effective punishment ...

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