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BLOG: Scrapping transparency laws for extractive industries is a mistake

New US President Donald Trump has been repealing laws and regulations implemented by former President Barack Obama at breakneck speed.

I wanted to highlight why I, and others, believe repealing some of these laws is a… 941 more words

Energy And Climate Change

Large-Scale Land Acquisitions: Opportunities for Corruption

Recent years have seen a significant rise in large-scale land acquisitions by foreign investors, generally for agricultural or extractive purposes. Many of these land deals, termed “land grabs,” have had injurious effects on local populations who are often pushed off of their land without their informed consent. 1,055 more words


Campaign Leader, Anti-Money Laundering - Global Witness

Campaign Leader, Anti-Money Laundering

London or Washington DC Full Time

Closing Date:

16 January 2017 Are you passionate about stopping corruption? We are seeking a Campaign Leader to help prevent corruptly acquired funds entering and moving through the international financial system. 411 more words

Inspiring Jobs

Recycled Gold Jewelry - How ethical is it really?

Recycled Gold Jewelry – How ethical is it really?

The gap between fact and fiction, ethical claim and counter-claim in the jewelry profession is very confusing for the conscientious jewelry customer. 1,933 more words

Greg Valerio

5 Year Prison Term for a Lawyer Using his IOLTA Account to Launder Money

The ABA Journal and Law.com have reported the story of a San Diego lawyer who was sentenced to five years in prison for using his IOLTA account to facilitate money-laundering activities.   393 more words

Chapter 2: The Basic Elements Of Law Practice

Global Witness, markets and corruption

If one knew nothing but the hectoring tone of the Global Witness report Hostile Takeover, one could easily conclude that members of Hun Sen’s family have done nothing since 1979 except manipulate government influence to enrich themselves illegitimately. 1,361 more words


REPORT: On Dangerous Ground from GLOBAL WITNESS

“The environment is emerging as a new battleground for human
rights. As demand for products like timber, minerals and palm oil
continues, governments, companies and criminal gangs are exploiting… 26 more words