Currently reading: Corruption from a Regulatory Perspective

Maria De Benedetto‘s new book: “…seeks to enrich and, in some cases, reverse current ideas on corruption and its prevention. It is a long held belief that sanctions are the best guard against corrupt practise. This innovative work argues that in some cases sanctions paradoxically increase corruption and that controls provide opportunities for corrupt transactions.Continue reading “Currently reading: Corruption from a Regulatory Perspective”

“If trust were a colour, it would be grey”

The crisis of confidence in legislation – a brief review The Rome Conference that gave birth to this excellent book took place before the start of the Pandemic. The topic would turn out to be even more prescient and important than the various expert authors could have predicted at the time. This is an importantContinue reading ““If trust were a colour, it would be grey””

AretéWork Quarterly – The Year-in-Review – 2020

The AreteWork Quarterly recently went out – in case you missed it, here’s an excerpt. You can read the full issue here. And to be sure to get the next edition, subscribe: AretéWork Quarterly – The Year-in-Review – 2020 Well, what a year! It has certainly tested our resilience and ability to adapt. I’m gratefulContinue reading “AretéWork Quarterly – The Year-in-Review – 2020”