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From "Mordida" to "Vetterliwirtschaft": Debating Societies' Hidden Meanings, Open Secrets and the Impact of Informal Practices

Sign up for our evening with international experts and practitioners from Mexico, Russia, Tanzania and Switzerland who will share experiences of how such invisible practices shape our daily lives.

Need to shed light on financial transactions, modernize legislation and provide guidance for the return on asset recovery key priorities in Africa-Europe asset recovery cooperation

Practitioners and policy makers from Africa and Europe met last week in Berlin, Germany, to discuss ways to further accelerate the success rate in recovering stolen assets.

Enhancing local capacity in Uganda to investigate corruption in infrastructure projects and procurement

In response to the challenges facing members of the judiciary, prosecutors and investigators in curbing procurement fraud and corruption in Uganda, ICAR experts conducted a five-day specialised training module on investigations into corruption in infrastructure projects and procurement.

Certified ICAR local trainers conduct their first independent Financial Investigations and Asset Recovery Training Workshop in Uganda

The International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR) celebrated the long-term sustainability of its 2016 Train-the-Trainer project in Uganda when three selected participants conducted their first Financial Investigations and Asset Recovery workshop during 5 – 9 March 2018.

New vacancy with duty-station in Lima, Peru: Senior Asset Recovery Specialist Latin America

We are looking for a qualified professional with a legal background in criminal law to support our case work in Latin America in the niche area of "asset recovery." If you are interested in this...

The High Level Reporting Mechanism: a tool to prevent corruption and beyond

The OECD and the Basel Institute on Governance would like to invite all participants of the 2018 OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum and any other interested stakeholders to attend the panel session  


Final workshop in Romania on best ways to detect and uncover illicit networks and their financial crimes

February 2018 has seen the last iteration of the successful "Mapping and Visualizing Cross-Border Crime Project”, a partnership between the Basel Institute on Governance and two not-for-profit organisations in Romania, namely, the Journalism Development Network (JDN) and the Rise Project. ...

Our latest FCPA Blog about the Basel Art Trade Guidelines

The Basel Art Trade Guidelines 10 years on

Investigating crimes linked to Cryptocurrencies focus of working group meeting

On 15 and 16 January 2018, more than 60 financial investigators, lawyers, regulators and other specialists in anti-money laundering, cybercrime and financial intelligence took part in an expert workshop on Cryptocurrencies and Money Laundering jointly organized by the Basel Institute on Governan...

Our last newsletter of the year - Seasons Greetings

Here is our last newsletter of the year with our most recent operational highlights and activities.

New vacancy: Investigation Specialist IWT / Kenya

The Basel Institute's International Centre for Asset Recvory is currently seeking to hire an Investigation Specialist to be embedded as an advisor with the Kenya Wildlife Service in Kenya to support them in their (financial) investigations of large scale international wildlife trafficking and re...

Blog on 20 Years of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention - Nudging for Good

Last week saw the 20th birthday of the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery in International Business Transactions.