Region: Zambia

Counsel Watch: the lawyers behind the latest sanctions designation challenges

In the latest Counsel Watch, the lawyers advising in the latest UK and European Union sanctions designation cases, and the firms taking the helm for commodity conglomerates Trafigura and Glencore in their latest UK legal battles.

13 March 2023

Standard Chartered reports flurry of internal bribery probes

In-house investigators at UK lender Standard Chartered launched on average at least one internal bribery probe per week in 2021.

17 February 2022

World Bank debars Chinese engineering company for fraud in Zambia

12 September 2019

Zambia DPP speaks of campaign to get him removed from office

Zambia’s director of public prosecutions has written to fellow prosecutors about recent attempts to undermine the independence of the office of Director of Public Prosecutions, in a letter that was posted on the Global Anti-corruption Blog.

18 February 2015

Wife of former Zambian president suspected of money-laundering

A €35 million investment by the widow of Zambia’s former president in a giant car showroom has been blocked by the Financial Supervisory Authority of Finland. According to reports the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority tipped off Finnish watchdogs, and suspects Regina Chiluba, widow of the late Frederick Chiluba, of using funds her husband illegally siphoned off from the state.

18 August 2014

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