16th June 2017
Germany and Austria voiced sharp criticism Thursday of the latest U.S. sanctions against Moscow, saying they could affect European businesses involved in piping in Russian natural gas. The United States Senate voted Wednesday to slap new sanctions on key sectors of Russia’s economy and individuals over its interference in the… Read More
24th February 2017
Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern called for a rethink on sanctions imposed on Russia, saying that the regime of penalties over Kremlin-backed incursions in Ukraine has failed to yield enough progress. Read More
16th February 2017
Corruption in government – from conflict of interest and trading in influence, to graft and bribes – is nothing new. But measures taken to effectively fight it are. We published a report this month, for example, which pointed out that in spite of the commendable progress made in recent years… Read More
16th November 2016
After India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has now registered a money laundering case to probe the alleged payment of USD 5.7 million kickbacks in the 2008 Embraer aircraft deal. Read More
21st July 2016
Austria’s Justice Ministry is expected to announce corruption charges against the country’s former Finance Minister Karl-Heinz Grasser later today following a seven year investigation. Read More
28th June 2016
Brexit continues to have far-reaching consequences, among which is the potential for normalised relations with Russia. Austria is seeking a leading role in this push. EurActiv Germany reports. Read More
9th May 2016
A bilateral research initiative sees Germany and Austria funding the project which is focused on organized financial crime specifically committed with virtual currencies. Read More
15th April 2016
Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling will propose at the spring World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings that a compulsory global company register be created to fight tax havens, he said in an interview published on Friday. Read More
7th April 2016
The chief executive of Hypo Landesbank Vorarlberg, an Austrian lender mentioned in the massive "Panama Papers" data leak, has become one of the first top bankers to quit over reports based on those files. Read More