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Should banks profit from dictators’ money?

As Libya prepares for the future, what are financial centres doing to stop the flow of stolen assets from dictators? The following is adapted from a speech made by Transparency International’s vice-chair, Akere Muna, at the UN public service forum in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania.   If corruption, especially money laundering and […]

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Civil society role in recovering stolen wealth

By Gillian Dell, International Conventions, Transparency International Some of the most cutting edge work in anti-corruption is being carried out by a small group of NGOs engaged in public interest anti-corruption litigation. Among these, a few have taken legal initiatives in France and Spain to trigger criminal investigations of assets of some African dictators. In […]

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Enforcing foreign bribery: notes on some of the key issues

Gillian Dell, Programme Manager for Transparency International’s programme on international anti-corruption conventions joined the International Bar Association  conference on foreign bribery enforcement last week. Here’s what she reports back: What happens if you get legal practitioners, consulting company representatives and company compliance officers to discuss corruption? Last week, 20-22 September, I attended a lively International […]

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