A recently launched book written by UNODC-World Bank Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR) jointly with the International Bar Association (IBA) outlines an underutilized way to pursue the restitution of corrupt funds: insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings.… Continue Reading
I took my oath to become a lawyer a couple of years ago, and still today I think what this oath really means to me. Coming from a highly corrupt country, I found my purpose in fighting corruption to reduce the gap of inequality and injustice in society.
Dr. Klaus Moosmayer: The private sector can and must make a difference in the fight against corruption
On May 23rd, the President of the General Assembly of the United Nations held a high-level debate in the General Assembly to mark the fifteenth anniversary of the Assembly’s adoption of the United Nations Convention against Corruption.… Continue Reading
UNCAC reviews: 184 countries, 6 languages, limited funding, tight deadlines — what could possibly go wrong?
Dr. Oliver Landwehr has been a legal officer at the UN Office of Drugs and Crime in Vienna since 2012. His job is conducting country reviews under the framework set out in the UN Convention against Corruption.… Continue Reading
In the holiday spirit, here’s a last glance back at 2013 and a look at how the compliance profession is doing.
When I started legal practice over 30 years ago, there were no anti-corruption compliance departments and no “ethical business culture” issues.… Continue Reading