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Rachel Davies

Rachel Davies Teka is Head of Advocacy at TI-UK, and co-chair of the Bond Anti-Corruption Group. You can tweet her @rachelcerysd.

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 04:11

UK Anti-Corruption Strategy: A review

The UK Government has published its much anticipated Anti-Corruption Strategy. You may be asking yourself, is it any good? On the whole, yes. This is a Strategy that sets out the Government’s plans to tackle domestic and international corruption, and lays out a vision for where it wants the UK to be on this issue.

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 12:10

Unexplained Wealth Orders: A brief guide

The Criminal Finances Act, which received Royal Assent in April, introduces new measures to tackle asset recovery and money laundering in the UK. A key element of the Act is Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs) – an investigative tool to help law enforcement act on corrupt assets. This is something that Transparency International has been pushing for since 2014.

En route to the International Anti-Corruption Summit to be held in London on May 12, Rachel Davies, acting Head of UK Advocacy and Research, outlines ten things that the Prime Minister should aim to achieve at the Summit.

We have been playing an April Fools prank today. Here, Rachel Davies, Senior Advocacy Manager, explains why corruption is indeed still here and why we won’t stop the fight against corruption.

According to the National Crime Agency, billions of pounds of corrupt funds flow through the UK every year. A strong anti-money laundering system (AML) should be in place to counter that. But here lies the problem. The system in place to detect and prevent that flow isn’t working.

Thursday, 16 July 2015 11:00

Anti-Corruption: Why open governance matters

On Monday, the Cabinet Office and the UK Open Government Civil Society Network launched the third Open Government Project – the consultation process for drafting the third UK National Action Plan on Open Governance.

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 12:00

Ukraine Crisis: UK ups game on corrupt assets

As the UK Government meets with international partners today to discuss asset freezes and travel bans in relation to Russian’s involvement in the Ukraine crisis, we’re waiting in anticipation for information on what action they decide to take.

Thursday, 31 October 2013 12:00

The start of a “transparency revolution”?

At the G8 summit, David Cameron said the UK’s leadership of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) this year would “drive a transparency revolution in every corner of the world”. Has the Prime Minister’s promise been delivered in the UK’s OGP national action plan?

Wednesday, 05 December 2012 12:00

2012 Corruption Perceptions Index

The 2012 Corruption Perceptions Index, which measures perceived levels of public sector corruption in 176 countries and territories, is launched today.

Tuesday, 20 November 2012 12:00

Civil society: Russia changes the rules

From 21 November, any Russian organisation that campaigns on public policy issues and receives foreign funding for civil society work will be forced to register as an ´agent of foreign influence.’

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