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    Anti-corruption developments in emerging markets


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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.