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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.

Global conference on countering money laundering and digital currencies

From 16 to 18 January 2017, more than 400 financial investigators from money laundering, cybercrime and financial intelligence units met with experts in asset recovery and relevant private sector representatives at the Global conference on countering money laundering and digital currencies in...

NEW job vacancy: Deputy or Co-Director for Public Financial Management Program, Peru

The Basel Institute on Governance has been mandated by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) to act as Implementing Agency for a multi-year Program aimed at improving the capacity of subnational governments in Peru to manage their public finances in an effective and transparent...

Media Release: Singapore found to have ineffective measures to fight money laundering, despite strong legislation

Singapore demonstrates a strong anti-money laundering (AML) legislative framework but shows significant weaknesses in its effective implementation, according to a recent review by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).