Region: Africa & Middle East

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

UK returns proceeds of corrupt scheme to Chad

The UK has sent £4.4 million in illicit funds recovered as part of an SFO corruption probe to help vulnerable people in Chad.

30 November 2021

Anti-corruption organisation urges DOJ to investigate DRC corruption claims

29 November 2021

NCA serves arrest warrant in 1MDB case

The UK’s National Crime Agency has served PetroSaudi’s lawyers with an arrest warrant seeking around $300 million that was allegedly stolen from Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.

29 November 2021

Interpol elects UAE official accused of complicity in torture

25 November 2021

Bahrain compliance official: more whistleblower advocacy is needed

A senior compliance official at Bahrain’s central bank has said that regulators across the globe have “collectively failed” to encourage whistleblowers.

24 November 2021

SFO “enforcement energy” increasing in the Middle East

The UK’s anti-corruption agency is finding it easier to obtain evidence from some countries in the Middle East leading to an increased enforcement focus on the region, according to one lawyer.

23 November 2021

Dechert can withhold some documents in Iraq bribery case

The ruling comes after the firm was ordered to disclose over 400 documents connected to an alleged scheme where London property was used to bribe Iraqi officials.

16 November 2021

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