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Partnership key to asset recovery success, say experts from Jersey, Kenya, Nigeria and the UK

At an event in London co-hosted by the Basel Institute on Governance and Chatham House on Monday 10 July 2017, panelists from Jersey, Kenya, Nigeria and the UK agreed that partnership, understanding each other’s systems and procedures, and informal communication between requesting and requested...

The Basel Institute and the Anti-Corruption Commission of Bhutan sign a MoU

 

ICAR to deliver training programme on Financial Investigations and Asset Recovery in Bulgaria

In order to tackle the widespread corruption in Bulgaria, the Centre for the Study of Democracy, a Bulgarian inter-disciplinary public policy institute, has partnered with the Basel Institute to provide technical assistance, under the Bulgarian Thematic Fund Security Project “Overcoming institut...

Are companies and executives responsible for human rights violations abroad?

Read latest FCPA Blog post written by our managing director, Gretta Fenner, about the responsibility and possible criminal liability of companies and their officials relating to human right violations allegedly committed abroad.

Kenya and Switzerland get closer in the fight against international corruption and financial crime

On 28 April, Kenya's Attorney General’s Office and the Swiss Federal Office of Justice signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on international mutual assistance in criminal matters in Nairobi.

Training Peruvian judges to deal with the Odebrecht scandal

The Basel Institute on Governance and the Peruvian Judiciary organized a training seminar on anti-corruption and asset recovery aimed at building capacity in innovative methods to fight cross border corruption.

First ever UK conviction of a corporate for foreign bribery in Kenya

The Basel Institute on Governance welcomes the successful conclusion of a case of asset recovery involving the UK and Kenya. The assets in the amount of £2,222,957 were confiscated by Mr Recorder Andrew Mitchel QC in the case of R v Smith and Ouzman.

NEW job vacancy: Project Manager Basel AML Index, Basel

The Basel Institut is looking for a motivated, internationally minded Project Manager to join our ICAR team and manage and further develop the Basel AML Index.

NEW job vacancy: HR Assistant (20-40%), Basel

The Basel Institut is looking for a motivated, internationally minded HR Assistant to join our administration team, managed by the Head of Operations, to handle a variety of personnel and related administrative duties.

The Basel Institute in the news

Swiss institute: Peru corruption could reach billions. After helping Peru recover some $77 million from Swiss accounts linked to former spy chief Vladimiro Montesinos, the Basel Institute on Governance is now supporting the country’s judicial system in “the most complex...

New: Expert Edition Plus – dataset analysis of FATF Mutual Evaluation

The Basel Institute is now offering a highly detailed and comparative analysis of the FATF Mutual Evaluation Reports as an additional service to the Expert Edition of the Basel AML Index.

Launch of train-the-trainer programme on financial investigation and asset recovery in Tanzania

From 16 to 20 January 2017, experts from the Basel Institute’s International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR) conducted the first training workshop in the Train-the-Trainer programme for the Prevention and Combatting of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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