TRACE releases 2022 Bribery Risk Matrix

The assessment of country risk is fundamental to developing an effective compliance program and risk-based due diligence procedures. This year’s data, North Korea, Turkmenistan, Equatorial Guinea, Syria and Venezuela present the highest…

UNODC on illegal wildlife trade & climate change

Illegal wildlife trade (IWT) persists in contravention of laws specifically aimed to address negative impacts of over‐exploitation of nature, one of the most critical threats to the world’s biodiversity. By reducing and otherwise negatively impacting populations of...

Basel Institute of Governance annual report 2021

Basel Institute of Governance publishes annual report for 2021 highlighting key anti-corruption strategies & priorities. Corruption is a strategic weapon, used to buy geopolitical influence, to capture entire economies and to subjugate people…

J5 Global tax crime chiefs hold summit

The heads of tax enforcement from the UK, Australia, Canada, Netherlands and US came together for the latest Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5) summit to share intelligence and coordinate efforts against international tax crime and ML…

OECD on its consultation on crypto-assets

The OECD has published the public comments received on the consultation on Crypto-Asset Reporting Framework and Amendments to the Common Reporting Standard. A public consultation meeting (in-person and virtual) will take place on 23 May 2022 and will focus on the...