Law360 Publishes Akin Gump International Trade Article on World Bank Fraud and Corruption Report

Law360 has published the article “Inside World Bank’s New Report On Fraud And Corruption,” written by Akin Gump international trade partner Jonathan Poling, counsel Rebekah Jones and associate Johann Strauss.

The article discusses a recently released report by the Integrity Vice Presidency (INT) of the World Bank Group that “provides insight into the bank’s efforts to combat fraud, corruption and other sanctionable practices in bank-funded projects through its enforcement activities in the preceding fiscal year.” Poling, Jones and Strauss note the report is a useful document that provides “insight into the types of investigations handled by the bank, the investigation and sanctions process the bank follows, and investigation and enforcement priorities for the coming year.”

The authors proceed to provide background on INT investigations and enforcement activities, highlights from the report and statistics for fiscal year 2016.

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