The EU is tightening controls on Golden Visas: “Due diligence becomes key. All of us need to up our game here.”
Former judges are seeking what they describe as a “National Integrity Commission” to restore public trust in Australian democracy – Martin Kenney says every country needs such a public body to tackle corruption.
Martin Kenney has been selected as one of Who‘s Who Legal’s “Global Elite” Thought Leaders for 2019. Read the Q&A with Martin on law, fraud, asset recovery and his cases here.
The criminal investigation into Malaysia’s 1MDB scandal must be conducted in tandem with a multifaceted, multi-jurisdictional, multidisciplinary civil asset recovery investigation, says Martin Kenney
We need to have an effective whistleblower program to hang like a Sword of Damocles over those who think they can act dishonestly and with impunity, argues Martin Kenney.
Asset recovery is a term generally used to describe efforts made by a victim of a crime, usually a fraud, to get his or her stolen value back. It is a burgeoning area of practice, in major part because the quantum of value stolen and the overall risk has increased so much over the last 25 years.
The Panama Papers made a difference, but bashing Britain’s overseas territories because of historical failings rectified years ago needs to stop.
Public UBO registers are only as good as the information provided by those required to furnish it.
Russia and its oligarchs are not alone in their kleptomaniac, money-laundering endeavours.
Many of us who operate in the Caribbean are not surprised by ConocoPhillips’ move to seize assets from Venezuela’s state oil company.