18th August 2016
The Ministry of Justice is encouraging businesses affected by upcoming changes to anti-money laundering law to have their say on the proposed reforms. The Ministry has issued a consultation document as part of the Government’s move to extend the Anti- Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT… Read More
18th August 2016
Majority of submissions to Queensland’s Crime and Corruption Commission favour confidential complaints to remove risk of politically motivated referrals Read More
18th August 2016
Malaysia will take legal action against those who allegedly defrauded its state investment company 1Malaysia Development Bhd. as the government seeks to defend its reputation and credibility. The government is taking the U.S. Department of Justice’s civil complaint that mentions some Malaysians “very seriously” amid references to funds embezzled from 1MDB,… Read More
17th August 2016
Spain’s prime minister Mariano Rajoy could secure a second mandate, ending months of political deadlock, if his party agrees, on Wednesday (17 August), to anti-corruption conditions set by the liberal newcomers in parliament. Ciudadanos (meaning “citizens”), the fourth-largest force in parliament, said last week it would negotiate on making Rajoy… Read More
17th August 2016
Brazil’s top court has authorised a probe into President Dilma Rousseff and her predecessor Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva for allegedly attempting to obstruct the work of investigators into allegations of corruption. GloboNews reported that Supreme Court Justice Teoru Zavascki gave permission to prosecutor general Rodrigo Janot to look for… Read More
17th August 2016
Enforcement Directorate (ED) will opt for Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT)to extradite Vijay Mallya from UK. Read More
17th August 2016
Members from a police-initiated independent team will meet anti-money laundering agency officials soon to investigate the alleged involvement of law enforcers in drug-trafficking rings in the country. The Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) recently found suspicious transactions of funds worth Rp 3.6 trillion ($275 million) allegedly involving the… Read More
17th August 2016
The government believe a more stringent application process will help prevent people entering the country as evangelicals in order to carry out illegal activities. Read More
16th August 2016
Transparency International is concerned that Ukraine has introduced a new e-declaration system to fight corruption but without the necessary security certification, which means it cannot formally be used to prosecute public officials who falsely report their assets and interests. Read More
16th August 2016
Campaign chairman dismisses Ukrainian cash payments report as ‘nonsensical’ Read More