Emerging Trends in Asset Recovery by Gretta Fenner-ZinkernagelEmerging Trends in Asset Recovery by Gretta Fenner-Zinkernagel

Emerging Trends in Asset Recovery

byGretta Fenner-Zinkernagel, Charles Monteith, Pedro Gomes Pereira

Paperback | October 7, 2013

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Street protests in the ‘Arab Spring’ countries have illustrated that public demand for recovering stolen assets has grown exponentially, as have expectations by concerned populations and governments. From a topic discussed in expert forums, it has thus become a topic of the people. The question is: Have practitioners and policy makers delivered on these expectations?
Clearly, since the ratification of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) ten years ago, much progress has been made in streamlining respective legal and institutional frameworks. On the other hand, we also find that practical successes on the ground remain few and far apart, and largely limited to a handful of countries.
This book asks why and, through the voice of renowned practitioners from a broad range of affected countries, analyses challenges that remain, identifies new stumbling blocks that have cropped up, and discusses practical solutions that are being tested with a view to overcoming these.
The book is published by the Basel Institute on Governance’s International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR).
Gretta Fenner Zinkernagel is the Managing Director of the Basel Institute on Governance and Director of its International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR). Charles Monteith is the Head of Legal and Case Consultancy at ICAR. He is a lawyer by training. Pedro Gomes Pereira is Senior Asset Recovery Specialist within ICAR‘s Legal and Case ...
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Title:Emerging Trends in Asset RecoveryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.86 × 5.91 × 0.68 inPublished:October 7, 2013Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:303431308X

ISBN - 13:9783034313087

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Contents: Arnold Hottinger: Two years later: The Arab revolutions in transition – A. Saad/U. Feller/M. Frey/K. Shah/Ch. Welsh: Recovering stolen assets: The Egyptian perspective – Frederic Raffray: The rule of law and ‘Tommy Suharto’ - son of (former) President Suharto – Maria Schnebli: Lessons learned from the past: Today’s response from requested countries – Jason Sharman: Shell companies and asset recovery: Piercing the corporate veil – Markus E. Schulz: Beneficial ownership: The private sector perspective – Melis Mambetzhanov: Money laundering, corruption and the collapse of kleptocracies – Silvio Antonio Marques: Political immunities: Obstacles in the fight against corruption – Rudolf Wyss: Proactive cooperation within the mutual legal assistance procedure – Marcus Davies: Asset recovery: An ongoing dialogue – Olivier Longchamp/Mark Herkenrath: Money laundering, liability and sanctions for financial intermediaries - the issue of having the assets of politically exposed persons in Switzerland – Till Förster: Between restoration, adaptation and appropriation: Governance in post-conflict Côte d’Ivoire – Jesse Mwangi Wachanga: Hurdles in asset recovery and fighting corruption by developing countries: The Kenya experience – Dimitri Vlassis/Dorothee Gottwald/Ji Won Park: Chapter V of UNCAC: Five years on experiences, obstacles and reforms on asset recovery – Rita Adam/Valentin Zellweger: The proposed Swiss comprehensive act on asset recovery – Charles Monteith: Case and investigation strategy – Phil Mason: Being Janus: A donor agency’s approach to asset recovery – Daniel Thelesklaf/Amar Salihodzic: The role of financial intelligence units in fighting corruption and asset recovery – Phyllis Atkinson: Asset tracing – Richard E. Messick: How financial disclosure laws help in the recovery of stolen assets – L. Muzila/T. Berger/M. Mathias/M. Morales Illicit enrichment: An emerging tool in the asset recovery process – Charles Monteith: Non-conviction based forfeiture – Ronald Víquez Solís: Corruption and social damage in Costa Rica – Oscar Solorzano/Pedro Gomes Pereira: The Swiss plea-bargaining practice and asset recovery: The Alstom case – Nuria García Sanz/Manuel Ollé Sesé: Political corruption and human rights in Equatorial Guinea.