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06.05.2021 Lobbying, revolving door, conflicts of interest: time to close the door to defence industry influence

May 6, 2021 – Close links between the defence industry and governments in Europe are jeopardising the integrity and accountability of national security decisions, according to a new report...

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28.04.2021 Defence decision-making in Italy exposed to corporate interests

New report warns close relationships and weak regulations leave door open to undue influence   28 April, 2021 – A close relationship between the defence industry and the Italian...

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09.02.2021 Defence companies are not doing enough to stop corruption. Only a commitment to transparency will turn things around

By Ara Marcen Naval, Head of Advocacy – Transparency International Defence & Security   Nearly three-quarters of the world’s largest defence companies show little to no commitment to tackling...

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09.02.2021 World’s largest defence companies not doing enough to tackle corruption

ARMS INDUSTRY MUST DO MORE TO IMPROVE QUALITY AND TRANSPARENCY OF ANTI-CORRUPTION MEASURES February 9, 2021 – Nearly three-quarters of the world’s largest defence companies show little to no...

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21.10.2020 Defence decision-making in Germany exposed to corporate interests

New report warns weak regulations leave door open to undue influence   October 21 – German defence policy risks being influenced by corporate interests, new research by Transparency International...

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31.07.2020 Response to SFO prosecution of defence contractor GPT following long-running corruption probe

31 July, London –  In response to an announcement by the Serious Fraud Office that the agency has charged defence contractor GPT Special Project Management and three individuals after a long-running...

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19.03.2020 Higher or Weaker Walls Over Sensitive U.S. Arms Exports?

By Colby Goodman This post first appeared in the March 2020 edition of The Export Practitioner.    Sometimes good intentions are just good intentions. In the push for major...

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14.01.2020 Major gaps in American corruption risk assessments for arms sales

January 14, 2020 – Sweeping reforms to controls on American arms sales abroad are increasing holes in checks to identify and curb corruption – measures that can also be...

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06.09.2019 Five ways that civil society organisations can contribute to the Arms Trade Treaty

Last week, Transparency International Defence & Security (TI-DS) attended the Fifth Annual Conference of States Parties (CSP5) to The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), where delegations of the 104 signatories...

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04.10.2018 Archived: Defence Companies Anti-Corruption Index 2019

Transparency International Defence & Security would like to announce the initial phase of the 2019 edition of the Defence Companies Anti-Corruption Index (DCI). Update: Following a thorough review of...

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11.06.2018 Ensuring any enforcement action against Airbus meets fair justice standards

View letter Dear Director Ensuring any enforcement action against Airbus meets fair justice standards We are writing as concerned anti-corruption organisations that have seen the effect of corporate bribery...

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07.06.2018 Fresh allegations of illegal lobbying on behalf of Italian defence company must be fully investigated

6th June 2018, London – New allegations made by Corruption Watch U.K.  that British intermediaries took corrupt payments from an Italian defence company, to secure defence contracts in South...

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