The 2021 OECD Recommendation Influences South African National Prosecuting Authority to Consider Non-Trial Resolutions in Corruption Cases

By Michael-James Currie and Tyla Lee Coertzen The South African National Prosecuting Authority (“NPA”) recently confirmed that intends developing and implementing a policy for non-trial resolutions (“NTR”) particularly in matters involving foreign bribery and corruption. This follows a very important recommendation by the OECD titled the “2021 OECD Anti-Bribery Recommendation” (the “OECD Recommendation”). The NPA … Continue reading The 2021 OECD Recommendation Influences South African National Prosecuting Authority to Consider Non-Trial Resolutions in Corruption Cases

Circles of Corruption: how does Africa stack up against the OECD?

Inside & Outside the Circles of Corruption By Peter O'Brien, Pr1merio chief Economics & Trade advisor. Many widely quoted assessments of corruption rank African countries poorly. These ratings are based mainly on indicators related to the ways in which business contracts, especially those involving government funds, are concluded. The suggestion is that resources are wasted … Continue reading Circles of Corruption: how does Africa stack up against the OECD?