GI ACE researcher Dan Haberly analyses the changing international regulatory landscape has impacted shell company use since the turn of the millennium.
GI ACE researcher Claudia Baez Camargo investigates the social norm of gift-giving in the Tanzanian health sector.
GI ACE researcher Jackie Harvey discusses the issue of increasing the transparency of beneficial ownership, with Nigeria as a prime example.
GI ACE researcher Tom Mayne explores the consequences of recent Unexplained Wealth Order cases in the UK
In a new report Liz David-Barrett, Mihaly Fazekas, Agnes Czibik, Bence Toth, and Isabelle Adam make observations and offer recommendations around their experience trying to gather procurement data in India.
Liz David-Barrett discusses importance of having the right teams in place to use the available data to fight corruption, as exemplified in recent workshop in Jamaica building on procurement work.
GI-ACE project on beneficial ownership and corruption in Nigeria investigating financial data to try to locate something that is not apparently observable—laundering the proceeds of corruption through disguising the beneficial owner—by removing from the picture what might be explained legitimately.
Where does pressure for public procurement transparency come from? Reflections from Uganda and Tanzania
Recent fieldwork in Tanzania and Uganda demonstrates the potential for data transparency to improve accountability will depend on commitment, not just to open data but also to pursue accompanying reforms that facilitate oversight and promote fair competition.
Reseracher Tom Mayne discusses GI-ACE project aiming to look at possible enabling or complicit practices regarding money-laundering in three different but related areas: banking, real estate, and reputation management.
GI-ACE researcher Daniel Haberly’s first project workshop, “Dark Architectures: Advancing Research on Global Wealth Chains,” provided an opportunity to present in detail on the preliminary version of the historical financial secrecy database compiled over the past several months, including a preliminary overview of how the world map (in 61 jurisdictions) of secrecy-related regulation evolved between the years of 2000-2015.