Category: Corruption

Cracking down on Professional Enablers- 2021 OECD Report

Tax evasion, bribery, corruption, money laundering, fraud, sanction evasion and other white collars crimes are often facilitated by lawyers, accountants, financial institutions and other “professional enablers”. A new OECD report sheds light on the extent on the problem, and offers recommendations. Members-only content. While… Continue Reading “Cracking down on Professional Enablers- 2021 OECD Report”

FRANCE: Bolloré Group fined €12m for corruption in Africa

French industrial group Bollore on Friday entered into a settlement with the French authorities over a decade-old corruption case in Togo. The holding company admitted to resorting to corruption and breach of trust in order to win the management of the port of Lomé,… Continue Reading “FRANCE: Bolloré Group fined €12m for corruption in Africa”

Morocco exits EU’s Grey List to land on FATF’s grey list

I didn’t know it was even possible for a country to exit one international grey list to enter another within the course of one week, but apparently it happens. If that wasn’t enough Morocco was also the subject of a “black report” on its… Continue Reading “Morocco exits EU’s Grey List to land on FATF’s grey list”

Former Geneva Minister found guilty of accepting undue advantage from Abu Dhabi

So the verdict is in: being invited by a Sheikh to watch the F1 race will land you in hot waters in Switzerland. A former Geneva minister has been found guilty of accepting an undue benefit linked to his luxury trip to Abu Dhabi.… Continue Reading “Former Geneva Minister found guilty of accepting undue advantage from Abu Dhabi”

Belgium: Airport CEO fired for serious misconduct, corruption

The dismissal was decided by the board of directors following the conclusions of an audit report carried out by Deloitte. Members-only content. While the blog operates on a free-to-view basis, your registration is required in order to read all of the content. To continue… Continue Reading “Belgium: Airport CEO fired for serious misconduct, corruption”

Saudi Arabia: Financial Rewards and Confidentiality for Anti-Corruption whistleblowers

Whistleblowers reporting cases of corruption in Saudi Arabia will be able to benefit from financial and in-kind rewards. Members-only content. While the blog operates on a free-to-view basis, your registration is required in order to read all of the content. To continue reading, please… Continue Reading “Saudi Arabia: Financial Rewards and Confidentiality for Anti-Corruption whistleblowers”