FRANCE 24, AFP A French court handed down a three-year suspended jail term on Friday to Teodorin Obiang, the son
WEBINAR – PERMANENT SUBCOMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATIONS RETROSPECTIVE – MONEY LAUNDERING AND FOREIGN CORRUPTION USING THE CASE HISTORY OF RIGGS BANK
In the final part of an exclusive series of four webinars Elise Bean, former Staff Director and Chief Counsel of
In the final part of an exclusive series of four webinars Elise Bean, former Staff Director and Chief Counsel of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, will explore the case of Riggs Bank. Riggs, a D.C. based commercial bank with branches around the world, was effectively shut down by means of a merger in 2005 following revelations that it handled deposits from Augusto Pinochet, the Saudi royal family and the dictator of Equatorial Guinea among others. Elise will consider what can be learnt for the case for financial crime prevention regimes today.
Until this year, Teodoro Obiang Nguema had never won less than 97 percent of the vote in an election. Perhaps the immense international
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