Transparency International recently released its latest annual Corruption Perception Index report. A copy of the report, which was seen by Business Insider Africa, showed that 90% of the 180 countries surveyed scored below 50. Interestingly,
Pemex is facing difficulties over strategy in relation to the privatisation of its business. This could become an increasingly salient issue for the company as it tackles its complete lack of an ESG strategy. Potential
Several European investment groups that last year threatened to divest from Brazil over soaring deforestation have not done so, even as new figures show the pace of destruction of the Amazon rainforest is at its
The head of Mexico’s Financial Intelligence Unit (UIF), the agency in charge of cracking down on money-laundering operations, has resigned following a scandal related to his wedding in Guatemala. Santiago Nieto, long seen as a
Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has cancelled three contracts with Vitol, the latest fallout from a U.S. bribery case involving the world’s largest independent energy trader. Three separate Pemex documents were seen by Reuters
The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) on Monday issued new guidance on transaction monitoring and sanctions screening for its licensed financial institutions (LFIs). The guidance is effective as of Monday, September 13, and requires
A United Arab Emirates committee tasked with fighting money laundering has endorsed a regulatory framework for virtual assets, the Gulf state’s central bank said on Wednesday. The National Committee for Combating Money-Laundering and Financing of
Dubai has established a specialised court focused on combating money laundering, in a move to “strengthen the integrity of the financial system”, the emirate’s media office said on Sunday. The UAE, home to the Middle
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