The aviation industry appears to be particularly prone to bribery and corruption which can be a typical characteristic of an industry that is subject to multiple layers of regulation.
Having generated much controversy and triggered furious hunger strikes, The National reports that a revised Lokpal Bill is likely to be introduced into the Indian Parliament in November.
Last week, one of London's oldest insurance brokers, Willis Limited ("Willis"), was fined by the UK Financial Services Authority ("FSA") for failing to counter the risks of bribery and corruption.
It has been interesting to see the reactions around the world to the UK’s new Bribery Act 2010 ("Bribery Act") which came into force earlier this month
India is no stranger to hunger strikes being used as a form of non-violent resistance.
The wait is over.
Earlier this month, the BBC reported that an Indian government appointee had resigned due to allegations of corruption.
Whilst we await the coming into force of The Bribery Act 2010 ("Act") with baited breath, in the meantime, it is interesting to see the attempts to change the scope of the Act.