The George Washington International Law Review

The George Washington International Law Review is a magazine focusing on Law

Articles from Vol. 45, No. 2, 2013

Coordinating the Fight against Corruption among Mdbs: The Past, Present, and Future of Sanctions
I. IntroductionThese are interesting times in the fight against fraud and corruption. The principal multilateral development banks (MDBs) ,1 mirroring and building upon trends in other areas of international cooperation, are converging on strategies...
Cross-Debarment: A Stakeholder Analysis
I. IntroductionAs anti-corruption initiatives around the world gain momentum, one device for fighting corruption-debarment, or "blacklisting,"1 of corrupt or unqualified contractors and individuals2-has emerged as an especially noteworthy tool.3 Governments...
Multifaceted Migration Management: Bilateral Mobility Partnerships in the European Union
I. IntroductionAhmed and Elias are both from The Gambia (Gambia), and they both had trouble finding work there.1 Ahmed heard that there were job openings in Denmark and decided to try to get one; however, he encountered many difficulties and ultimately...
Questionable Assumptions: The Case for Updating the Suspension and Debarment Regimes at the Multilateral Development Banks
The World Bank and other multilateral development banks (MDBs)1 have introduced sanctions and debarment systems, under which a company or individual can be sanctioned if it engages in one or more of the sanctionable practices which have been agreed upon...
The Congressional War on Contractors
What about mandatory suspension for criminal activity[?] . . . [SJhould we not, just as a matter of character of our Nation, say if you are indicted-like Halliburton was for bribery in Africa-for criminal activity in connection with your government contracting...
The Self-Cleaning Dilemma: Reconciling Competing Objectives of Procurement Processes
AbstractThe U.S. and the World Bank1 sanctions systems seek to ensure that firms and individuals conduct their work with integrity and that they comply with rules and regulations governing public procurement. The sanctions systems rely on the use of...
The Time of Human Justice & the Time of Human Beings: Belgium V. Senegal & Temporal Restraints on the Duty to Prosecute
I. IntroductionOn a summer morning in 1987, secret police descended upon the tiny village of Bitkine in the middle of Chad.1 They immedi- ately rounded up a massive group of Hadjaraï minorities and spir- ited them away to makeshift prisons across the...
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