(November 19, 2004) Send a message to the US Securities and Exchange Commission in support of Argentinian MP and debt campaigner Mario Cafiero’s challenge questioning the legal soundness of Argentina’s massive debt-swap proposal.
(November 11, 2004) Legislation contesting the legitimacy of Argentine foreign debt contracted during seven years of military rule will be debated next week by the National Congress of Argentina.
(October 29, 2004) There is an old saying that “the road to hell is paved with good intentions”. Sadly, this is all too true when we consider the track record of the multi-lateral development banks.
(October 29, 2004) “It makes no sense for one MDB to do business with a company that another MDB has debarred because of corruption.”
(October 29, 2004) Nearly all the new whistleblowers are from the World Bank reports Thomas Devine of the Government Accountability Project (GAP), who notes that the Bank’s whistleblower policy in practice had been ‘the primary weapon against them.
(November 12, 2004) The written statement submitted by Patricia Adams to the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and the roundtable discussion on multilateral development bank corruption.
(August 8, 2004) Many of the legal aspects of corruption have now been thoroughly and recently tested in the Lesotho courts, challenging the ways in which corruption is detected and punished in different parts of the world.
(July 29, 2004) Debt campaigner says omitted facts "makes this prospectus misleading.
(July 21, 2004) The only “real punishment” companies convicted of corruption find meaningful are sanctions from international donor and lending agencies, said Mr Penzhorn, who likens a company’s loss of livelihood to an individual’s loss of liberty.
(June 30, 2004) The oil-for-food fraud is potentially the biggest scandal in the history of the United Nations and one of the greatest financial scandals of modern times.
(May 24, 2004) The United States and Britain circulated the following draft UN resolution on Iraq to Security Council members.
(March 24, 2004) Allegations of bribery and corruption by British companies and individuals overseas are far more common than published government figures suggest, an investigation by the Financial Times has found.
(March 16, 2004) International conference on Iraq and debt relief in Berlin, Germany, March 16–17
(March 16, 2004) “The majority of the debts that Iraq has inherited from the regime of Saddam Hussein, I believe, are odious in law, and thus not legally enforceable.”
(March 15, 2004) Discussion paper on the Lesotho highlands bribery prosecutions.