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Wednesday News Wall 27 April 2016

CORRUPTION THE Kenya government transferred a breathtaking 7,000 procurement and purchasing officials in an attempt to disrupt corruption in state procurement contracts. This is 3 months after the new Public Procurement Act came into effect. The new act puts more power into the hands of procurement professionals rather than the now-defunct procurement boards. ON Monday […]

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The Sixth Round of Panama Papers Coverage

In the wake of the Panama papers, the UK revenue collection agency (HMRC) is consulting on a possible corporate offence of failure to prevent the criminal facilitation of tax evasion. One immediate problem I foresee is the offence’s remoteness from the actual harm. The corporate body is not being charged as the principal offender (the […]

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A Second Round of Panama Papers Coverage

The first head to roll over the Panama Papers is literally the head of a government as Iceland’s Prime Minister resigns. Another head- this time the head of FIFA- has been dragged through this Panama paper canal. His role is under scrutiny as the papers reveal the murky world of rights trading for major football […]