The biggest UK manufacturing company is the arms manufacturer BAe. The company being investigated for paying bribes to politicians and officials in countries around the world
- Austria: BAe may be prosecuted in Austria for paying bribes to win an order for BAE's Eurofighters in 2002 for €1.7bn (£1.5bn). http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jun/19/austria-bae-arms-sales
Transparency International - Czech Republic (TIC) have published a study in 2009 entitled "Water Industry Privatisation in the Czech Republic: money down the drain?" .