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White Collar Crime

13 July 2020
Michelle Watson Bunn National risk assessment: implications for businesses

Guernsey - Ogier

In January 2020 the Bailiwick published its national risk assessment (NRA), which identifies jurisdiction-wide and systemic risks to which its financial system is deemed particularly vulnerable. Individual specified businesses were initially given until the end of May 2020 to update their business risk assessments in light of the NRA, but some timeframes have been extended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This article examines the contents of the NRA and the implications for specified businesses in the Bailiwick.

Author: Michelle Watson Bunn
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Olamide Aleshinloye War against corruption in public sector

Nigeria - Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

In June 2019 the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as part of its investigation into the affairs of a former state governor, reported that it had frozen a number of bank accounts alleged to belong to the former governor which contained suspected public funds. In 2020 the EFCC reported that, to date, a total of N7.9 billion had been recovered from these accounts and more than N5.7 billion had been returned to the state government.

Author: Olamide Aleshinloye
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