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Boeing  Brown & Root International  Carlyle Group  Chevron Texaco  Chiquita Brands International 
Conoco  Control Systems Specialist, Inc.  Crawford Enterprises, Inc  CSC  Dornier GmbH 
Duke Energy  DynCorp Inc  Dynegy  Eagle Bus. Manufacturing Company  Earth Tech 
Edison International  El Paso Corporation  Enron  ExxonMobil  F.G. Mason Engineering, Inc. 
Falcon Oil Gas  General Electric  Goodyear International Corp.  Halliburton  Harris Corp 
HCA  HealthSouth  IBM  IDB  IFC 
International Harvester Co  International Material Solutions Corporation  Katy Indus. Inc.  Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR)  Kenny Int'l Corp 
Lockheed Martin  Marathon Oil Corporation  Merck & Co., Inc.  Metcalf & Eddy  Napco International Inc. 
NRG  OMI-Thames Water  Page Airways, Inc  Philip Morris International Inc  PSG 
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated  Reliant Energy  Ruston Gas Turbines, Inc  Sam P. Wallace Co.  Saybolt North America Inc 
SCE  Silicon Contractors Inc  Southern Company  SWBNOLA  Syncor International Corporation 
Tesoro Petroleum Corp  Texaco  United Health  UNOCAL  US Filter 
Venturian Corporation  W. S. Kirkpatrick  Waste Management Inc  Waste Management Inc (USA)  World Bank 

USA - Resources

Title Publication Date Subject(s) Publisher
Pentagon 'hid' damning Halliburton audit  16 March 2005 Corruption and Bribery   The Guardian 
TI Progress Report: Enforcement of the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreighn Public Officials  7 March 2005 Bribery Convictions,
Bribery Investigations,
Anti-corruption Instruments  
Transparency International 
Why not charge us here? say Enron case bankers  15 February 2005 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
The Daily Telegraph 
The mistakes of laissez-faire revisited  7 February 2005 Networks,
Trade Unions  
The Guardian 
Veolia vs. Veracity  5 February 2005 Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation,
Value for Money  
Public Citizen 
Senior UN official accused over Saddam deals  4 February 2005 Bribery Allegations,
Corruption and Bribery  
The Daily Telegraph 
Hard job of blowing the whistle gets harder  1 January 2005 Whistle blowing   The Christian Science Monitor 
Pinder's public sector IT verdict: "Soggy"  23 November 2004 Networks,
Networks  
Computer Weekly 
US watchdog accuses Black of fraud: Tycoon treated Hollinger 'as a personal piggybank'  16 November 2004 Corporate Governance,
Corruption and Bribery  
The Guardian 
Iraqis are still being forced to pay for crimes committed by Saddam  16 October 2004 Corruption and Bribery   The Guardian 
Fifth Circuit Interprets Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Expansively And Rules That Paying Bribes to Receive Reduction in Customs Duties or Taxes Could Violate Act  15 October 2004 Corruption and Bribery,
Anti-corruption Instruments  
Mondaq Business Briefing 
The Pentagon's revolving door to riches  30 June 2004 Networks   The New York Times 
Trial begins in bribery case involving university contracts  8 June 2004 Corruption and Bribery,
Public Procurement  
The Associated Press 
Ex-VA pharmacy chief accused of demanding money from government contractor  8 June 2004 Bribery Allegations,
Corruption and Bribery,
Public Procurement  
abc13.com 
American workers attack BP policies  16 April 2004 Corporate Accountability,
Trade Unions  
The Guardian 
With Revenues Down 25% Since Bankruptcy, Whistleblower Blasts "Premature and Unjustified" U.S. Reversal on MCI Contracting  8 January 2004 Corruption and Bribery,
Public Procurement,
Whistle blowing  
Market Wire 
The Pentagon's 'dragon' DEFENCE CONTRACTS  25 November 2003 Networks,
Networks  
The Financial Times 
Minnesota’s Excelsior Energy to Receive $800 Million Loan Guarantee in Energy Bill  10 November 2003 Corruption and Bribery   Public Citizen 
Why Hospitals Overcharge the Uninsured  23 July 2003 Corporate Accountability   AlterNet 
On 1st Anniversary of WorldCom Fraud Scandal: Web-Based Countdown Clock Shows U.S. Taxpayer Dollars Being Used To 'Bailout' Scandal-Ridden Company  25 June 2003 Corruption and Bribery,
Public Procurement  
 
US oilmen fight Blair on transparency  18 June 2003 Corruption and Bribery   The Guardian 
With Senate Investigation Planned, Gray Panthers Ads Urge Seniors To Oppose Government 'Contracts For Con Artists' at MCI WorldCom;  22 May 2003 Corruption and Bribery,
Public Procurement  
Gray Panthers 
Cheney firm paid millions in bribes to Nigerian official  9 May 2003 Corruption and Bribery   The Guardian 
Water board hopes to learn from Atlanta; City's privatization venture went south  17 April 2003 Bribery Allegations,
Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation  
Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA) 
Privatising the Privates  1 April 2003 Corruption and Bribery,
Networks,
Privatisation,
Privatisation,
Privatisation  
Socialist Review 
Conn. mayor, convicted of corruption charges, says he will resign  29 March 2003 Corruption and Bribery   SFGate.com 
The Nutmeg State Battles the Stigma of Corrupticut  28 March 2003 Corruption and Bribery   The New York Times 
Project on Government Oversight (POGO): Expose Corruption  11 March 2003 Corruption and Bribery,
Public Procurement,
Whistle blowing  
Pogo web site (accessed 11/03/2003) 
Water Utility Industry's Campaign Cash Fuels Effort to Privatize  12 February 2003 Corruption and Bribery,
Networks  
Hoover web site (accessed 25th Feb 03) 
Cardinal acquisition expected to close soon  31 December 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Columbus Business First 
Syncor Taiwan, Inc. Pleads Guilty To Bribery  10 December 2002 Corruption and Bribery   CaseViewer 
Consumer groups laud board's decision  9 November 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Michigan Citizen 
Greasing the Skids of Corruption  4 November 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Center for Public Integrity Africa News 
After Enron, WorldCom, and Other Scandals 200 Global Justice Groups Call for Corporate Accountability After Enron, WorldCom, and Other Scandals 200 Global Justice Groups Call for Corporate Accountability  29 October 2002 Corporate Governance,
Corporate Accountability,
Socially Responsible Investment  
Corporate Watch 
Special Victory On SWB Privatization  17 October 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Urban Observatory 
Facing up to Corruption SURVEY RESULTS 2002 Germany, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Singapore, UK, US  15 October 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Control Risks Group 
MoD PLEDGE OVER RESEARCH AGENCY SALE  5 September 2002 Networks   The Press Association Limited 
The Dormant Power of the Purse The Failure of the Government to Use its Purchasing Power to Promote Corporate Compliance with the Law  1 August 2002 Corruption and Bribery,
Debarring,
Public Procurement,
Public Procurement  
Multinational Monitor 
Whistleblower at Salomon Smith Barney  31 July 2002 Whistle blowing   UNICORN 
Court orders Unocal to stand trial for abuses in Burma  11 June 2002 Corruption and Bribery   EarthRights 
Deregulation Deception: Harvard, Enron, and the Alliance to Deregulate Electricity Markets in California and Beyond  21 May 2002 Corruption and Bribery,
Networks  
Harvardwatch 
No Kidding: Anti-Bribery Law Takes a Hit  25 April 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Corp-Focus 
Information on International Water and parent companies  22 April 2002 Networks   Solidarity with Cochabamba water uprising International Water Holdings B.V. -- Fact File 
KPMG adds its name to Andersen bidders  12 March 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Andersen in crisis merger talks with two rivals  11 March 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Bush blueprint for company rules attacked  7 March 2002 Corporate Accountability   Financial Times 
Concerns grow over Andersen's survival  7 March 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Andersen hit again as Delta Air Lines defects  7 March 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Andersen  6 March 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Accounting standards body criticised for secrecy  3 March 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Merck defection hits Andersen where it hurts  3 March 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
PG&E to return $1bn debt to balance sheet  28 February 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
BP pledges to end political donations  28 February 2002 Corruption and Bribery,
Networks  
Financial Times 
Business sees rise in costs after case at Enron  27 February 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Wall Street analysts say they were misled by Enron  27 February 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
White House and Congress face clash on Enron White House and Congress face clash on Enron  24 February 2002 Corruption and Bribery,
Networks  
Financial Times 
Accounting rules in US under attack from Europe: Brussels urges regulator to scrap its system in wake of Enron's collapse  21 February 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
More doubts as PNC restates earnings again  19 February 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Lay 'sold shares' after collapse warning  17 February 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Big Blue shares fall on concerns over accounting  15 February 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
IBM shares fall on concerns over accounting  15 February 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Volcker presses for tighter accounting regulation  14 February 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
International accounting group feels Enron effect  14 February 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Whistleblower accuses ex-Enron chief of perjury  14 February 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Watkins told Enron chief Lay to plead ignorance  14 February 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Report: Water industry's cash to political campaigns helps fuel effort to privatize  14 February 2002 Corporate Accountability,
Corruption and Bribery,
Networks  
WaterTEch.online web site (accessed 25 February 03) 
Chewco moves to centre of fraud inquiry  13 February 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
C&W says swap deals boosted accounts  12 February 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Guardian IT reveals accounting discrepancies  12 February 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Investigators seek deal with ex-Enron accountant  12 February 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Wall St ends two-day rally  12 February 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Lay invokes fifth amendment at Enron hearing  10 February 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Unions step up fight against Enron directors  10 February 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
FBI launches Global Crossing accounting probe FBI launches Global Crossing accounting probe  8 February 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery,
Whistle blowing  
Financial Times 
Rolls-Royce hit as views differ on accounting  6 February 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Andersen calls for sweeping reform of audit systems  5 February 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
SEC set to mull range of rule reforms  5 February 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Lawyers refuse to accept House subpoena for Lay  4 February 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Investigators suspect Enron chiefs broke laws Investigators suspect Enron chiefs broke laws  3 February 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Lay pulls out of Enron testimony to Congress  3 February 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
OECD Convention: USA Country Review: Information Pack for Trade Unionists in Developing and Transitional Countries  1 February 2002 Corruption and Bribery,
Anti-corruption Instruments  
UNICORN: A Trade Union Anti-corruption Network 
OECD Convention: USA Country Review: Information Pack for USA Trade Unionists  1 February 2002 Corruption and Bribery,
Anti-corruption Instruments  
UNICORN: A Trade Union Anti-corruption Network 
An Open Letter to Mr. Riley, CEO, Bechtel Enterprises - From Jim Schultz, The Democracy Center  1 February 2002 Networks   Defend the Global Commons, Vol. 1, N. 1, February 2002, p. 14 
BoA fires two executives in charge of Enron loans  30 January 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Accounting suffers wider crisis of confidence  30 January 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Consultancy chief quits PwC amid rift over strategy  29 January 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Andersen admits losing clients over Enron affair  28 January 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Andersen executives widen blame for shredding  24 January 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Key witnesses poised to testify on collapse of Enron  23 January 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Congress subpoenas Andersen CEO and key figures  23 January 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Role of senior Andersen lawyer investigated  22 January 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Andersen head office 'discussed Enron purge'  17 January 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Consumer Advocate Exposes Consultant’s Bias Toward Privatizing Stockton’s Water Systems  17 January 2002 Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation,
Privatisation  
Public Citizen 
Enron papers destroyed after SEC probe began  15 January 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Crony Capitalism, U.S.A.  15 January 2002 Corruption and Bribery   The New York Times 
KPMG censure adds to audit sector's woes  14 January 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
Destroyed documents raise concerns over Andersen-  10 January 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Privatization: Rip-Offs and Resistance (Jan/Feb 2002)-  1 January 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Multinational Monitor Web site 
Response of the United States Questions Concerning Phase 2 (OECD Convention)  1 January 2002 Corruption and Bribery,
Anti-corruption Instruments  
Department of Justice 
Federal Contractor Misconduct: Failures of the Suspension and Debarment System  1 January 2002 Corruption and Bribery,
Debarring,
Public Procurement,
Public Procurement  
POGO (web site accessed 11/03/2003) 
Bush nominates two new SEC commissioners  21 December 2001 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Congress urges thorough probe of Enron's records  10 December 2001 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Andersen faces Deloitte Touche investigation  2 December 2001 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Carlyle's way : Making a mint inside "the iron triangle" of defense, government, and industry  1 December 2001 Corruption and Bribery,
Networks  
Red Herring 
The ex-presidents' club  31 October 2001 Corruption and Bribery   The Guardian 
The Big Greedy A Background Check on the Corporations Vying to Take Over New Orleans’ Water System  1 September 2001 Corruption and Bribery   Public Citizen 
Top Accountant fined $7m-  19 June 2001 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
BBC News Business 
Comments of John J. Pavlick, Jr., John S. Pachter,  18 June 2001 Corruption and Bribery,
Debarring,
Public Procurement,
Public Procurement  
 
The New Contractor Responsibility Regulation, Public Meeting on FAR Case 2001 014  18 June 2001 Corruption and Bribery,
Debarring,
Public Procurement,
Public Procurement  
 
Federal probe turns focus to sewer system contracts  14 June 2001 Bribery Allegations,
Corruption and Bribery  
The Connecticut Post 
Federal probe turns focus to sewer system contracts  13 June 2001 Bribery Allegations,
Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation  
The Connecticut Post 
Settlement of International Investment Disputes  14 May 2001 Networks   Expert Handout (Law, Globalization and Multinational Corporations Law E512 A, Spring 2001) 
Corporations and Politics  22 March 2001 Networks   CorpWatch 
Ex-Enron chief Skilling lashes out at critics  26 February 2001 Corruption and Bribery   Financial Times 
SEC proposes stricter reporting rules  1 January 2001 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
A Crude Awakening - One year on, business as usual!  6 December 2000 Accountants and Auditors,
Corporate Accountability,
Corruption and Bribery  
Global Witness 
U.S. Signs Council of Europe Criminal Law Convention on Corruption: Encourages Kazakhstan Do So As Well  6 November 2000 Corruption and Bribery,
Anti-corruption Instruments  
 
U.S. spies on corruption overseas  21 July 2000 Corruption and Bribery   NBC News 
Britain accused of aiding industrial espionage by US  31 March 2000 Corruption and Bribery   The Guardian 
A Framework for Balancing Business and Accountability Within a Public Procurement System: Approaches and Practices of the United States and Other Selected Countries  1 January 2000 Corruption and Bribery,
Public Procurement  
International Trade Centre web site (access 12/03/2003 
A CRUDE AWAKENING - Press Release  5 December 1999 Accountants and Auditors,
Corporate Accountability,
Corruption and Bribery  
Global Witness Press Release 
Enron confident about India power project  7 September 1999 Networks,
Privatisation  
Reuter 
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS TITLE 1--GENERAL PROVISIONS CHAPTER III--ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED STATES PART 305--RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED STATES    Corruption and Bribery,
Debarring,
Public Procurement,
Public Procurement  
 
Enron Family Tree    Corruption and Bribery   Citizen.org 
Corporate Reform After Enron    Accountants and Auditors,
Corporate Accountability,
Corporate Accountability,
Corruption and Bribery  
Multinational Monitor Web Site 
Excluded Parties Listing System (EPLS)    Corruption and Bribery,
Public Procurement  
web site accessed 11/03/2002 
DEFRAUDING THE PEOPLE    Corruption and Bribery,
Public Procurement  
 
SUSPENSION AND DEBARMENT - EQUAL OR UNEQUAL TREATMENT    Corruption and Bribery,
Debarring,
Public Procurement,
Public Procurement  
 
ISSUE LIBRARY: Enron    Corruption and Bribery    
New Orleans’ Effort To Privatize Its Water And Sewer Systems: An Analysis    Bribery Allegations,
Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation  
Public Citizen 
NEW PUBLIC MANAGEMENTAND CORRUPTION: IPMN DIALOGUE AND ANALYSIS    Corruption and Bribery    
Enron The Failure of Corporate Governance    Corporate Accountability,
Corruption and Bribery  
 
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