Czech Republic

Corruption by UK companies 1: Bribes for arms sales

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/bae

- 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

Public loses out in water privatisation in Czech republic

Transparency International - Czech Republic (TIC) have published a study in 2009 entitled "Water Industry Privatisation in the Czech Republic: money down the drain?" .

Press release http://www.transparency.cz/index.php?lan=uk&id=16&pom_id=82
Full report http://www.transparency.cz/pdf/TIC_vodarenstvi_en.pdf

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