Non-State Actors in Asset Recovery by Pedro Gomes PereiraNon-State Actors in Asset Recovery by Pedro Gomes Pereira

Non-State Actors in Asset Recovery

EditorPedro Gomes Pereira, Daniel Thelesklaf

Paperback | September 29, 2011

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Non-state actors are of fundamental importance in the prevention and combating of corruption within asset recovery processes. Their roles and responsibilities were considered during an experts’ meeting hosted by the Basel Institute on Governance and the International Anti-Corruption Academy in September 2010.
This book contains essays presented at the meeting, written by practitioners and academics with extensive experiences in the numerous fields which comprise asset recovery processes. The contributions offer a diversity of views on roles which non-state actors (can) play in preventing and combating corruption and other forms of financial crimes.
The editors conclude by offering insights into ongoing challenges in asset recovery processes and ways to overcome these challenges.
Daniel Thelesklaf is the Director of the International Centre for Asset Recovery at the Basel Institute on Governance. A lawyer by profession, he comes with nearly 20 years of experience in anti-money laundering and anti-corruption work. After an initial career in the private sector, he became the first Director of the Swiss Financial ...
Title:Non-State Actors in Asset RecoveryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.66 × 5.91 × 0.68 inPublished:September 29, 2011Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3034310730

ISBN - 13:9783034310734

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Table of Contents

Contents: Anne Peters: Preface – Valentin Zellweger: Introduction – Pedro Gomes Pereira/Anja Roth/Kodjo Attisso: A stronger role for non-state actors in the asset recovery process – Maud Perdriel-Vaissière: How to turn Article 51 into reality? – Micheal Levi/Nicholas Lord: Links between corruption and organised crime and research gaps – Edward H. Davis: Transnational civil asset recovery of the proceeds of crime and corruption: a practical approach – Melvin Ayogu: Non-state actors and value recovery: Ganging to create political will – Max Mader: Civil society facilitators of asset recovery. The two Swiss cases Mobutu and Abacha – Markus E. Schulz: The role of financial institutions in anti-bribery and anti-corruption efforts – Anne Lugon-Moulin: The role of donors in supporting NSAs in the asset recovery process – Keith Oliver: ‘Excellent!’ I cried. ‘Elementary!’ said he. Mutual legal assistance and the present challenges faced by the legal community in the never-ending quest for the recovery of stolen assets: the victim’s options – Daniel Thelesklaf: Conclusions.