While most countries of the world are moving towards better corporate governance and greater transparency standards, Azerbaijan has made a step in the opposite direction.
On 26 May 2012 Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the president of Turkmenistan dismissed the country’s minister for the oil and gas industry and mineral resources, Bayramgeldy Nedirov.
‘We want to open up, we want foreign investment, we want their financial capital, we want their technology’: Winston Set Aung, economic advisor to President
A political opposition rally that took place in Moscow’s Bolotnaya Square on a frosty December afternoon last year has become the first mass civil unrest
German public officials and corruption Germany is not a country typically associated with corrupt politicians. It is more often acknowledged for its robust democratic processes
As the Arab Spring swept over Egypt and Libya last year, it raised hopes for a summer of democratic transition, stability and reform. But instead,
Risk Advisory has collaborated with Aon Risk Solutions to produce the Aon 2012 Terrorism & Political Violence Map. This year, largely due to civil unrest,
Latin American perspectives on Argentina, YPF and the Falklands One of the themes of the upcoming Council of the Americas conference, to be held in
Leung Chun-yin’s victory in chief executive elections likely to move Hong Kong closer into Beijing’s orbit An unusual election On 25 March as Leung Chun-yin
Under the lens – the Olympus scandal and corporate governance in Japan On 7 March 2012, Tokyo prosecutors filed criminal charges against six former Olympus