Press Releases (173)
Duncan Hames, Director of Policy at Transparency International UK responds to the “Global Laundromat” revelations from the OCCRP and the Guardian
Transparency International UK is one of three organisations hosting an event in London on 21st March 2017, on the effectiveness of cooperation among law enforcement agencies over asset recovery in light of the commitments made at the London Anti-Corruption Summit in May 2016
Robert Barrington Transparency International UK Executive Director responds to news that George Osborne MP, former Chancellor, has been appointed Editor of the Evening Standard
New anti-money laundering watchdog: fails to fill policy vacuum and needs full transparency and proper powers to be effectiveMar 15th
The UK's anti-money laundering regulation is widely acknowledged as not fit for purpose, and it is by no means clear how effective proposals introduced today by the Treasury (the UK's finance ministry) will be in ending the UK's role as a safe haven for corrupt money.
Billions of pounds of investment, driven by overseas corruption, is flowing into London property and exacerbating the capital’s housing crisis, according to new research from Transparency International UK.
Western governments that ignore corruption are failing to address the root causes of violent extremist movements, such as ISIS, according to new research by Transparency International Defence and Security (TI-DS).
TI-UK respond to Law Commission “Protection of Official Data” consultation paper
Moves to overturn a landmark UK legal ruling sentencing a former Nigerian Governor to 13 years in prison are an affront to justice, say Transparency International UK.
The action taken by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) against Deutsche Bank is yet more evidence of the large sums of money laundered into the UK every year.
Open contracting is proving to be a positive force in healthcare procurement, reducing corruption and potentially saving lives around the world.
For the second year running the UK is ranked 10th in Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index, tied with Germany and Luxembourg, just behind Canada but ahead of Australia. A minor drop in the score in future would see the UK fall out of the top 10, underlining the risk to the UK’s reputation if standards are lowered as a result of Brexit.
Questions remain over use of DPAs: Key individuals must not be allowed to evade justice in SFO/ Rolls-Royce agreementJan 16th
Robert Barrington, Executive Director Transparency International UK comments on a Deferred Prosecution Agreement between the Serious Fraud Office and Rolls-Royce PLC