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In a shock development, a deal between BAE Systems and the Serious Fraud Office has been challenged by the very judge who was expected to rubber-stamp it.
Corruption has increased over the last three years, say six out of 10 people around the world, and one in four people report paying bribes in the last year.
A Micah Challenge report being released this week backs international advocacy efforts to tackle corruption as a key tool to eradicate poverty.
A crucial court hearing involving multinational arms firm BAE Systems will be held just before Christmas, raising fears it will allow BAE to “bury bad news”.
Arms firm BAE Systems will appear in court to agree a "plea bargain" over alleged corruption. But the legality of the settlement has been questioned.
Campaigners have welcomed the news that arms giant BAE Systems is to have its accounts investigated by the Accountancy and Acturial Discipline Board.
Attempts by the arms giant BAE Systems to recruit graduates to their business were met by a series of protests at a major careers fair in central London.
Christian Aid has welcomed a US law challenging corruption in poor countries and boosting pressure for global reforms against tax dodging and bribery.
Supporters of the Campaign Against Arms Trade will be active inside and outside the AGM of BAE Systems, one of the world's largest arms companies, in London next week.
The Serious Fraud Office remains under pressure over its controversial 'plea bargain' with the multinational arms company BAE Systems, despite the end of legal action.
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