Wednesday’s News Digest

August 18th, 2010

US law to squeeze ‘conflict minerals’
Financial Times, August 18, 2010

Businesses resist ‘conflict minerals’ law
Financial Times, August 18, 2010

Judge Calls Barclays Pact ‘Sweetheart Deal’
The Wall Street Journal, August 18, 2010

The Most Corrupt Countries: Pulling Hands Out of the Till
Newsweek, August 16, 2010

Criminal gangs target insider dealing
Financial Times, August 18, 2010

Double standard for big pharma bribes
Fortune Magazine, August 17, 2010

More Chen funds returned from Switzerland: Prosecutors
Taiwan News, August 19,2010

Corrupt, insecure prisons undermine Mexico drug war
Reuters, August 18, 2010

Muslim Organizations Denounce Corruption, Say Thieves Won’t Be Admitted to Heaven
Jakarta Globe, August 18, 2010

Wall Street reforms could snare Canadian firms
The Globe and Mail, August 18, 2010

Corruption complaints on the rise in Macau
Macau Business, August 18, 2010

‘Bribery exists in ANC’
Independent Online (South Africa), August 18, 2010

Shockwave from bribe case here hits agency in Mexico
Houston Chronicle, August 18, 2010

Singapore’s anti-corruption bureau mum on kickback case
IDG News, August 17, 2010

Ex-mayor of China’s industrial powerhouse booted from communist party in corruption scandal
Associated Press, August 18, 2010

Anti-corruption watchdog eyeing Aquino’s progress
Manila Bulletin, August 18, 2010

Dozens of tax agents ready to chase ‘naughty businessmen’
The Jakarta Post, August 18, 2010

Lawmakers in Mexico to Debate Drug Fight
The New York Times, August 18, 2010

US regulators offer rewards to corporate whistleblowers in Europe
Deutsche Welle, August 18, 2010

Swiss top financial regulator to step down
Reuters, August 18, 2010

Feds Grab Online Poker Cash
Forbes, August 17, 2010

High-level meet on anti-money laundering today
The Financial Express (Bangladesh), August 18, 2010

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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