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California: Former Police Chief Claims He Was Booted for Whistleblowing U.S. News

California: Two years after raid on City Hall, Palm Springs is close to approving tougher ethical requirements Desert Sun

Kentucky: Louisville board to meet to hear about corruption probe USA Today

Michigan: Contractor admits paying Macomb official kickbacks, but says he 'lost money' in return Detroit Free Press

New Jersey: $600K in political donations eyed at Menendez bribery trial The Seattle Times

New Jersey: Former HHS secretary testifies in Menendez corruption case that she declined to help New Jersey senator The Washington Post

New York: More Corruption Trials? Possible Reprise Makes Albany Groan The New York Times

USA: Retired Army colonel indicted on charges of bribing top Haitian officials Miami Herald

Brazil: Brazilian police arrest Olympics chief in bribery investigation The Guardian 

Ecuador: Ecuador’s vice president jailed in graft probe The Washington Post

Pakistan: Pakistani corruption court postpones Sharif indictment ABC News

Philippines: Duterte: Chief justice, anti-graft chief face impeachment Los Angeles Times 

Sweden: Swedish court releases Bombardier employee before bribery verdict Reuters 


The Battle Against Procurement Fraud:

Exploring Innovative Solutions to Vexing Problems

Register here to join CAPI on October 20 for a morning conference with industry leaders worldwide to discuss practical solutions for combating procurement fraud. Two free CLE credits may be available to non-transitional New York State attorneys, pending approval.*
When: October 20, 2017 9am-11am

Where: Columbia Law School
William & June Warren Hall
1125 Amsterdam Avenue
Room L107
Adam Graycar | Flinders University, Australia
Joel Turkewitz | World Bank Group
John Traylor | New York State Office of the State Comptroller

*Information Regarding New York CLE Credits:

Columbia Law School has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Board as an Accredited Provider of CLE programs. Under New York State CLE regulations, this live non-transitional CLE Program will provide 1 credit hour that can be applied toward the Ethics & Professionalism requirement. CLE credit is awarded only to New York attorneys for full attendance of the Program in its entirety. Attorneys attending only part of a Program are not eligible for partial credit for it, although they are most welcome to attend it. Attendance is determined by an attorney's sign-in and sign-out, as shown in the Conference registers. On sign-out, attorneys should also submit their completed Evaluation Form, provided at the Conference. Please note the NYS Certificates of Attendance will be sent to the email address as it appears in the register unless otherwise noted there.
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