Africa

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    Anti-corruption developments in emerging markets

    2019-01-14T11:45:00Z

    In a recent webcast conducted by law firm Gibson Dunn, a panel of anti-corruption experts shared some key insights into the latest anti-corruption developments in some of the world’s largest—but most corrupt—regions and offered some practical tips on how to do business in these countries without running afoul of anti-corruption ...

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    Standard Bank: Africa’s Fintech culture transforming forex market

    2018-06-01T11:15:00Z

    Inside, Standard Bank shares its perspective on how Africa’s fintech culture has transformed the continent's foreign exchange trading landscape, and how the bank is adjusting as well.

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    Och-Ziff to pay $412M for FCPA violations

    2016-09-30T10:15:00Z

    Och-Ziff Capital Management Group and wholly-owned subsidiary OZ Africa Management will pay $412M for the bribery of government officials in Africa—the first time a hedge fund has been accountable for FCPA violations. Jaclyn Jaeger has more.

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    Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca linked to offshore deals in Africa

    2016-07-27T10:15:00Z

    A new round of investigations on the Panama Papers conducted by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) this week revealed that Panama-headquartered law firm Mossack Fonseca established offshore companies to own, hold, or do business with petroleum, natural gas, and mining operations in 44 of Africa’s 54 countries—many of ...

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    Transparency International: Nigeria must strengthen anti-corruption bodies

    2016-06-22T09:00:00Z

    Global anti-corruption body Transparency International is pressing the Nigerian government to follow up on commitments made at the Anti-Corruption Summit in London on fighting corruption in the country and being more transparent about how it intends to use recovered stolen assets. Jaclyn Jaeger reports.