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15th March 2019, London – Transparency International UK (TI-UK) is delighted to announce Steve Cockburn and Dominic Martin as the newest members of its Board of Trustees, with both Sarah-Jayne Clifton and Eddie Rich joining from May. Steve Cockburn is a human rights specialist and Deputy Director for Global Issues at Amnesty International, where he
14th March 2019, London – Transparency International UK (TI-UK) welcomes the publication of a report by the House of Lords Select Committee on the Bribery Act that confirms the consensus between business, politics, the judiciary and civil society on both the strength and importance of the UK’s flagship anti-corruption legislation.     Since May of last year
8th March 2019, London – A new report published today by the Parliamentary Treasury Committee is a welcome move in bringing further scrutiny to the UK’s weak defences against dirty money, according to Transparency International UK. The report draws much-needed attention to several areas of vulnerability in the UK’s approach to countering the threat of money
4th March 2019, London – The “Troika Laundromat” findings, exposed today by the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project and partners, once again underlines the scale of the UK’s involvement in suspicious wealth flows, facilitated by secretive shell companies and accepted by respected British institutions. The Troika Laundromat was reportedly discovered in a wider leak
4th March 2019, London – The Government has today pulled a bill that faced critical amendments on transparency in the British Overseas Territories (OTs) and Crown Dependencies (CDs). MPs had been due to vote on an amendment to the Financial Services Bill that would require public registers of who owns companies in the OTs and
22nd February 2019, London – The closure of a bribery case against Rolls Royce by the Serious Fraud Office without any individuals being prosecuted is “absurd” and justice has not been served, according to Transparency International UK. In January 2017 Rolls Royce entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with the Serious Fraud Office following
21st February 2019, London – The Government must act on a call by MPs to set out a clear and detailed timetable for the introduction of public registers of who owns companies based in the British Overseas Territories, amid concerns that closed door meetings between Government and leaders of the Overseas Territories have influenced the
29th January 2019, London – The UK’s ranking in Transparency International’s (TI) annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) has fallen from 8th to 11th place – although this is attributed to a marginal drop in the score of two points that TI’s experts state is ‘not statistically significant when taking a single year’s results in isolation’.
28th January 2018, London – A pledge by British MPs to get tough on UK universities that fail to publish the results of clinical trials is a welcome move that may finally lead to more action from these institutions, according to Transparency International Health Initiative (TI Health). In response to new data from TranspariMED, which
16th January 2019, London – Transparency International is delighted to announce, from the start of January, Steve Francis as the new Director of its global programme on Defence & Security. His last assignment in the Royal Marines was in the British High Commission in Islamabad where he served as the UK’s Naval and Air Adviser;
14th January 2019, London – The commitment of two senior Cabinet Ministers to tackling economic crime, with the establishment of a new taskforce, is a welcome move but much more will be needed, including a realistic estimation of the scale of the problem and proper resourcing to tackle it. A joint announcement from the Chancellor
14th January 2019, London – According to a new report by the National Crime Agency (NCA) last year saw a rise in reports from the private sector of activity involving suspected money laundering – but the system as a whole remains inadequate whilst key sectors are still under reporting, according to Transparency International UK. The

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