Takeaways From The 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index

Law360, New York (January 24, 2014, 7:00 PM EST) -- ​Transparency International recently released its 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index, which ranks countries based on “perceived levels of public sector corruption.” Despite ongoing anti-corruption enforcement efforts worldwide and growing attention to corruption risks, the CPI showed few significant year-over-year changes and little overall improvement in transparency. Once again, more than two-thirds of the 177 countries ranked in 2013 scored below 50 on a scale of 0 (“highly corrupt”) to 100 (“very clean”).[1]

The CPI remains a “ubiquitous” benchmark for anti-bribery compliance professionals and is “cited widely by...
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