Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tag: Corruption

Casino corruption stokes opposition in Japan

Casino corruption stokes opposition in Japan
The arrest of a Japanese politician charged with taking bribes from a Chinese gaming firm, has invigorated an already ambient opposition to the country’s plans to issue its first large-scale casino licences.

DoJ defends Wire Act opinion, denies corruption

DoJ, defend, Wire Act, opinion, corruption
From Lottery providers to attorney generals, state governors and judiciary committees, the US Department of Justice’s decision to reinterpret the 1961 Wire Act has come under sustained attack through February. While a preliminary injunction…

Sportradar releases official response to Independent Review of Integrity in Tennis

Sportradar, tennis, Independent Review, news
Sportradar, the world’s leading provider of data, content and integrity solutions, has published its response to the Independent Review of Integrity in Tennis report, released in April this year, which proposed recommendations for addressing…

Overcoming corruption: Vietnam emerges as investable proposition

Vietnam
Vietnam’s booming economy, and newly liberalised approach to sports betting is pricking the ears of foreign firms. But how much of a deterrent should the country’s communist overtures and corrupt past be for the international investor?

Undercover sting reveals systemic corruption in African football 

Africa football
As a series of undercover films reveal systemic bribery running right to the top of African football. Jake Marsh, head of integrity operations at the Perform Group, explains how a “culture of corruption”, once embedded in governance, can be so hard to weed out.

Perform: Don’t assume the World Cup can’t be fixed

Match-fixing can and does happen at every level of football, says Jake Marsh, head of integrity operations at the Perform Group. And even three billion pairs of eyes won’t necessarily be enough to deter opportunistic conspirators at this summer’s World Cup

England cricket team deny corruption and spot-fixing claims

Cricket
English and Australian cricketers alleged to have been involved in spot-fixing are set to be interviewed by the International Cricket Council after an undercover investigation by Al Jazeera into corruption. The England cricket team and captain Joe Root

Sports integrity tops agenda at anti-corruption summit

Anti corruption summit
Sporting bodies such as FIFA and UEFA gathered at the international ‘Tackling Corruption Together’ (TCT) summit in London last month to sign a pledge to fight against corruption in sport. Sports integrity featured on the summit’s agenda alongside issues such as money laundering and corporate tax avoidance as global business leaders and politicians looked at measures to fight crime in...

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