Ethical Alliance Daily News

Ethical Alliance Daily News

Switzerland: Swiss to vote on companies’ global liability for rights abuses
Jun 05, 2020 06:00 pm
Swiss voters look set to get the final say on whether Swiss-based companies should be liable for human rights abuses and environmental violations in operations even outside Switzerland. As consumers care increasingly about whether products they buy harm the environment or exploit child labour, Swiss politicians are under pressure to
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Singapore: Marina Bay Sands casino under probe in S’pore and US: Report
Jun 05, 2020 05:30 pm
The Singapore casino of billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands Corp is being probed by the US Department of Justice over whether anti-money laundering regulations were breached in the way it handled the accounts of top gamblers. The Justice Department in January issued a grand jury subpoena to a former
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South Korea: South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung heir Lee in succession probe
Jun 05, 2020 05:00 pm
South Korean prosecutors have requested an arrest warrant for Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee, they said on Thursday, in the investigation of a 2015 merger and alleged accounting fraud in a suspected bid to aid his succession plans. The move spells fresh trouble for Lee, who, if arrested, stands
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Italy: Former Italian senator accused of extorting cash
Jun 05, 2020 04:30 pm
A former politician who took a €3 million bribe to bring Silvio Berlusconi back into power has been arrested and accused of extorting money from migrant business owners. Sergio De Gregorio, 59, faced allegations that he was part of a gang that threatened to extort €80,000 from a Bangladeshi café
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South Africa: Top South African Police Officers Arrested in Graft Crackdown
Jun 05, 2020 04:00 pm
South African authorities arrested 15 people, including six senior police officers, for allegedly defrauding the state in one of the most high-profile crackdowns seen since President Cyril Ramaphosa took office in 2018 and set about revamping the law enforcement services. Those detained in a pre-dawn raid by an anti-graft squad
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World: Weightlifting: Federation plagued by decades of corruption, says investigation
Jun 05, 2020 03:30 pm
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) was plagued by decades of corruption orchestrated by autocratic former president Tamas Ajan, said Richard McLaren after he led an independent investigation into the governing body. McLaren, the Canadian law professor whose findings in July 2016 led to Russia being banned from all international athletic
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