A former Netflix executive was sentenced Tuesday to 2 1/2 years in federal prison for taking bribes and kickbacks from tech companies to approve lucrative contracts with the streaming giant. Michael Kail, 52, of Los
The Biden administration on Monday announced a new strategy to counter corruption and illicit finance, as well as new steps from the Treasury Department to tackle how illegal actors abuse the real estate market in the United
Former Prime Minister Najib Razak, who was convicted of corruption last year for his role in one of the world’s largest financial scandals, withdrew his request for a multimillion-dollar property from the Malaysian government after it
Austria was thrust into political turmoil after former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz quit his party and politics, prompting his hand-picked successor and finance minister to also resign. The day of commotion in Vienna started with Kurz’s
Some 250 Saudi government officials and employees have been arrested after being found guilty of bribery, abuse of power and forgery, Saudi media reported. According to the Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha), the arrests follow 6,459
The chief executive of the world’s largest stock owner says life is about to get a lot harder for companies that fail environmental, social and governance tests set by institutional investors. Nicolai Tangen, who runs
An Indian government agency has summoned Amazon.com top management in the country along with officials from Future Coupons Pvt Ltd. to query them about a botched deal, The Economic Times newspaper reported. The Enforcement Directorate — the agency that investigates
Several European investment groups that last year threatened to divest from Brazil over soaring deforestation have not done so, even as new figures show the pace of destruction of the Amazon rainforest is at its
Australia passed new rules Thursday that will make it easier to sanction accused human-rights abusers, becoming the latest U.S. ally to pass a law styled after the U.S. Magnitsky Act. The U.S. Congress first passed
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