Australia must step up its diligence on who is doing business here, and an improved corporate registry system would help.
A seismic rumbling occurred recently in the field of anti-money laundering – one that portends a tectonic shift in the way in which money is laundered around the world.
Mongolia’s long-awaited draft Extractive Industries Transparency Law is an opportunity for the country to plug the gaps that leave its mining sector exposed to conflicts of interests and corruption.
Anti-corruption advocates in Sierra Leone are hoping a new law will give the government a better mandate to conduct robust integrity checks on companies applying for mining rights.
TI chapters are working to have their governments introduce rigorous beneficial ownership and integrity due diligence as part of the licensing process.
In Indonesia, civil society efforts have brought to light gaps in the implementation of the country’s beneficial ownership disclosure law. TI-Indonesia looks at the opportunities for progressing this agenda.
Australia holds itself out as a world-class destination for mining companies. But do we really know who is coming here to mine?
To effectively combat corruption, supporting women’s voice and agency is critical. Women need to have a seat at the table and be part of decisions about mining projects.
Two legislative amendments by the Federal Parliament have moved Australia incrementally forward in the fight against money laundering.
Crown Casino has provided a masterclass in money laundering for all who were willing to take note.