The Pandora Papers: Resisting Public Apathy and the Normalisation of Corrupt Practices

Download the article in PDF format *** Now the dust has somewhat had time to settle following the release of the Pandora Papers, it is possible to consider their impact and effect on the landscape of accountability and change, and more specifically, ask, what do we expect from such significant leaks and disclosures that expose … Continue reading The Pandora Papers: Resisting Public Apathy and the Normalisation of Corrupt Practices

The Professionals: Dealing with the Enablers of Economic Crime – VIRTEU International Symposium

On the 21st of July 2021, it was held the VIRTEU International Symposium “The Professionals: Dealing with the Enablers of Economic Crime“. VIRTEU (Vat fraud: Interdisciplinary Research on Tax crimes in the European Union – Grant Agreement no: 878619) is a high profile legal research project funded by the European Union, which aims at exploring … Continue reading The Professionals: Dealing with the Enablers of Economic Crime – VIRTEU International Symposium

Institutional Corruption and Avoidance of Taxation – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

Download the article in PDF format *** On the 12th of March 2021, it was held the fourth session of the VIRTEU Roundtable Discussion Series, which focused on "Institutional Corruption and Avoidance of Taxation". VIRTEU (Vat fraud: Interdisciplinary Research on Tax crimes in the European Union – Grant Agreement no: 878619) is a high profile … Continue reading Institutional Corruption and Avoidance of Taxation – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

CSR, Business Ethics, and Human Rights in the area of taxation – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

On the 12th of February 2021, it was held the second session of the VIRTEU Roundtable Discussion Series, which focused on "CSR, Business Ethics, and Human Rights in the area of taxation". VIRTEU (Vat fraud: Interdisciplinary Research on Tax crimes in the European Union – Grant Agreement no: 878619) is a high profile legal research … Continue reading CSR, Business Ethics, and Human Rights in the area of taxation – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

Exploring the interconnections between tax crimes and corruption – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

On the 29th of January 2021, it was held the first session of the VIRTEU Roundtable Discussion Series, focused on "exploring the interconnections between tax crimes and corruption". VIRTEU (Vat fraud: Interdisciplinary Research on Tax crimes in the European Union – Grant Agreement no: 878619) is a high profile legal research project funded by the … Continue reading Exploring the interconnections between tax crimes and corruption – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

The FinCEN Files: Leakers and Whistleblowers Combating Economic Crime

  *** Download the article as a PDF *** Introduction Following a series of damning and damaging leaks from the financial services industry over the past several years, there has been a commitment to alter conduct and ensure accountability within the industry, however, following the latest FinCEN leaks it is evident this is not the … Continue reading The FinCEN Files: Leakers and Whistleblowers Combating Economic Crime

Is Artificial Intelligence the future of Anti-Financial Crime?

Introduction While several types of economic crimes exist, this article will focus only on money laundering, fraud, and corruption. The general framework of the study that has inspired this post was based on a comparison between the traditional methods of financial crime detection and the "new" ones that entail the use of artificial intelligence. Specifically, … Continue reading Is Artificial Intelligence the future of Anti-Financial Crime?

Anti-corruption corporate white list: A further step towards the establishment of good corporate citizenship?

Acting as an international expert in the area of corruption and good governance for the Council of Europe - Directorate General Human Rights and Rule of Law, I have recently been given the honour of working within the project CLEP (Controlling corruption through Law Enforcement and Prevention), which aims at supporting the reform of the … Continue reading Anti-corruption corporate white list: A further step towards the establishment of good corporate citizenship?