Region: Africa & Middle East

Proposed anti-corruption agency in South Africa to face uphill struggle

Experts said the Anti-Corruption Authority of South Africa would be hamstrung by the public prosecutor’s poor financial crime track record.

10 January 2022

Zondo Commission publishes first report into corruption in South Africa

05 January 2022

Convicted former Petrofac executive ordered to forfeit annual bonuses

A former top sales executive at oil services company Petrofac must disgorge £141,000 in profits from his role in several foreign bribery schemes.

15 December 2021

Swiss court convicts private bank over laundered 1MDB funds

Switzerland’s federal criminal court has ordered Falcon Bank to pay $11.6 million after the private lender processed funds stolen from Malaysian development fund 1MDB.

15 December 2021

South Africa overturns ex-Steinhoff executive’s insider trading penalty

14 December 2021

UK quashes conviction of former Unaoil executive

The Attorney General’s Office has commissioned an independent review of failings at the SFO after a UK appeals court threw out the foreign bribery conviction of a former Unaoil executive.

10 December 2021

Beny Steinmetz arrested in Greece

Greek authorities have arrested Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz after he was convicted in Romania of bribing local officials.

10 December 2021

Convicted former world athletics chief dies

03 December 2021

Vale accuses New York property company of trying to hide Steinmetz links

03 December 2021

NGO appeals against dismissal of human rights lawsuit targeting tech companies

01 December 2021

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