International Markets and Armed Conflict – Part I

‘Conflict Financing’ is a periodic email bulletin from Professor Bruce Broomhall, Department of Law, University of Quebec at Montreal. The list supports those interested in conflict financing, natural resources and armed conflict, and related questions. Professor Broomhall has kindly allowed LoR to excerpt the latest number. This edition of our bulletin looks at current efforts…

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Hello Kleptocrats – We’re Here for Your ‘Biens Mal Acquis’

The tenacious anti-corruption organisation Sherpa marks anti-corruption day this year with a great (and short) video that shines a spotlight on going after ill-gotten gains (biens mal acquis). “This year, the international community heeded calls to freeze and investigate the assets of Ben Ali, Hosni Mubarak, Gaddafi, their family members and close associates,” says a…

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