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WHY WON’T SWEDEN PUNISH SWEDES FOR BRIBING FOREIGN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS? UPDATE

Posted on February 10, 2021 by Richard Messick Last week a Swedish appellate court issued an opinion confirming the anticorruption community’s worst fear. The decision stems from a 2017 U.S. prosecution of Swedish telecommunications giant Telia for bribing the Uzbekistan president’s daughter. The evidence showed Telia’s then CEO and two other executives countenanced the bribery, and Swedish prosecutors promptly charged…

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Press Release: Uzbek Asset Return Network, Special Issue series

9th December 2020 Press Statement Uzbek Asset Return Network: Special Issue series Coinciding with UN Anti-Corruption day, the Uzbek Asset Return Network (UARN) has launched a multi-part special issue briefing paper series analysing the challenges, concerns and opportunities in the international return of Gulnara Karimova’s corrupt assets to Uzbekistan. The case of Gulnara Karimova, the former…

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