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News | 20 Jul 2015
Hawala networks can be useful partners in the work against money laundering of corruption gains, rather than the obstacle they are often considered to be.
News | 18 Jan 2012
Current efforts to combat money laundering in the informal financial sector have had very limited effects. Informal money transfer systems cannot be treated and controlled like formal banks, says CMI advisor Jesper Johnsøn in a newly published article.
Using money laundering investigations to fight corruption in developing countries: Domestic obstacles and strategies to overcome them
U4 Issue | Nov 2012
Anti-money laundering systems have the potential to curb the use of proceeds of corruption and other crimes by the perpetrators. An effectively implemented ...
Money laundering, Illicit financial flows, Law enforcement, Coordination financial crimes, Investigation, Mutual legal assistance, international drivers of corruption, Albania, Tanzania
Making development assistance work at home: DfID's approach to clamping down on international bribery and money laundering in the UK
U4 Practice Insight | Jun 2011
Corruption will remain a profitable crime in developing countries as long as counterparts in rich countries are willing to hide stolen resources. Working ...
international drivers of corruption, United Kingdom
Combating illicit financial flows and related corruption in Africa: Towards a more integrated and effective approach
U4 Issue | Oct 2011
The relationship between anti-money laundering and anti-corruption strategies is a key issue for developing countries. Corruption and money laundering ...
international drivers of corruption, Illicit financial flows, money laundering, financial intelligence units, financial industry, cash based economy, Botswana, Tanzania, Zambia, Africa
International money-laundering regulation of alternative remittance systems - why the current approach does not work in developing countries
Journal Article | Jan 2012
This article examines the recommendations of an influential international advisory body, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), towards regulation of ...
money laundering, alternative remittance systems, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates
U4 Issue | Jan 2015
Many informal cash-based economies run parallel financial systems that are very different to the Western banking concept. Such countries are perceived ...
International drivers of corruption, Afghanistan, anti-money laundering, cash-based societies, financial intermediaries, Hawalas, India, Remittances, Somalia, terrorism financing, Afghanistan, Somalia, India
U4 Brief | Aug 2010
The full potential of anti-money laundering regimes (AML) as an anti-corruption tool is yet to be realised. At the international level, AML measures can ...
international drivers of corruption, uncac
U4 Brief | Oct 2013
Corporate service providers supply the shell companies that are commonly used to launder illicit funds, including the proceeds of corruption. Effectively ...
international drivers of corruption, tax havens, tax evasion, tax avoidance, corruption, shell companies, corporate service providers, money laundering, illicit financial flows
News | 7 Oct 2010
Raymond Baker, Director of Global Financial Integrity and the author of Capitalism's Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-Market System talks about the problems of illicit financial flows and the linkages between corruption, money laundering, and poverty.
Event | 17 Oct 2011
Illegal money flows from developing countries exceeds development assistance. Tax havens are used to facilitate these illegal flows through money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion. Many of the major tax havens are European.
Besteuerung und Kapitalflucht aus Afrika: Die Steuervermeidungsindustrie [The tax avoidance industry: facilitators of capital flight from Africa]
Newspaper Op-Ed | Sep 2018
To combat the global problems of tax evasion, corruption and money laundering, it is vital to understand the essential role tax havens play as providers ...
Tax havens, capital flight, illicit capital flows, tax evasion, wealth managers, Big Four, Africa
U4 Brief | Oct 2012
While once considered solely a concern of law enforcement agencies; money laundering, tax evasion and secrecy jurisdictions are now perceived as important ...
international drivers of corruption
U4 Brief | Oct 2012
The most common sources of illicit financial flows are tax evasion and money laundering. Countermeasures include institution building strategies, international ...
international drivers of corruption
U4 Issue | Jan 2011
This paper attempts to clarify the links between illicit financial flows and corruption, and how corruption may be tackled by stemming such flows. ...
international drivers of corruption, illicit financial flows
U4 Brief | Sep 2014
International financial centres are geared to provide optimal conditions for the financial services industry. They encourage activities that can improve ...
international drivers of corruption, Illicit financial flows, tax havens, international financial centres, money laundering, corruption, Kenya
Book Chapter | Nov 2017
Africa is a source of large-scale capital flight. The purpose of this paper is to shed light on how banks facilitate capital flight from Africa. There ...
Capital flight, money laundering, tax havens, bank sector, Africa
U4 Issue | Aug 2012
International measures to counter the laundering of looted wealth have not had a significant impact, despite their apparent strength. Evidence, including ...
international drivers of corruption, Australia, Papua New Guinea
Event | 1 Oct 2010
Raymond Baker, head of Global Financial Integrity, discusses how businesspeople, criminals, and kleptocrats perfect the same techniques to shift funds-transfer pricing, false documentation, fake corporations, secrecy jurisdictions, and other tricks -and how these negatively affect developing countries.
News | 3 Sep 2015
Corruption and illegal trafficking endanger the world’s biodiversity