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Actividad ilícita en el sector maderero de Chile

A pesar de los esfuerzos del gobierno, la tala ilegal ha sido un problema importante en Chile durante varias décadas, causando una variedad de problemas ambientales, sociales y económicos. Según el Banco Mundial, la tala ilegal en...

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An Analysis of Colombia’s National Development Plan

Strengthening Efforts to Combat Environmental Crime and Illicit Financial Flows  Colombia’s National Development Plan (Plan Nacional de Desarrollo, PND) is a key policy document, establishing a national strategy for the next four years of the presidential administration....

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Análisis del Plan Nacional de Desarrollo de Colombia

Una perspectiva a la luz de la lucha contra los flujos financieros ilícitos y los delitos medioambientales El Plan Nacional de Desarrollo (PND) es uno de los proyectos de ley más importantes en Colombia, dado que plasma...

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Regulating ‘Acres of Money Laundering’: Time for FinCEN to craft a robust rule for transparency in the real estate sector

On December 6, U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to solicit public comment for Anti-Money Laundering regulations in real estate transactions. These regulatory efforts are long overdue. The...

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GFI Hosts Radio Show on Illicit Financial Flows

With support from Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), GFI organized a series of Swahili radio shows aimed at building community knowledge and understanding of illicit financial flows (IFFs) and the linkages to corruption and beneficial ownership....

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Changes to Anti-Money Laundering Efforts Expected with Passage of NDAA

With the expected passage of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Bill there will be many changes to anti-money laundering efforts in the future. FinCEN’s duties and powers will be expanded, there will be updates to the Bank Secrecy...

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Illicit Gold in India Webinars

On the 14th and 21st of October, 2020, Global Financial Integrity (GFI) held a two-part webinar event on illicit gold trade in India, organized in conjunction with Fintelekt. The series explored issues in gold trafficking as a...

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Using Tech To Help Banks Stop The Bad Guys

Global trade is widely recognized as the lifeblood of a growing economy. However, according to the Wolfsberg’s Group Trade Finance Principles, financial institutions involved in trade financing cannot easily identify instances of over- or under-invoicing (or any...

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