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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
Political parties based in Northern Ireland must catch up with the rest of the UK and provide full transparency over political donations and loans.
Duncan Hames, Transparency International UK’s Director of Policy comments on the Buzzfeed investigation reporting widespread corruption in the HM Prison Service
Wealthy individuals from overseas are continuing to be able to buy up London property anonymously, according to “London property: A top destination for money launderers,” new research by Transparency International UK and Thomson Reuters.
A £10million house owned by the son of Muammar Gaddafi is the only illicit asset recovered by UK authorities from political elites of the Arab Spring states. Despite the estimated millions of pounds of assets in the UK owned by individuals from regimes accused of corruption, the UK has so far been unable to recover those resources.