Category Archives: From The Editor

Letter from the Editor, April 2015

In this issue, Alan Day, Director of AKD Services, looks at the similarities between anti-fraud security and physical security, and suggests that we could learn from the physical security systems that we take for granted and apply them to our … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, March 2015

In this issue, Jack Husbands from British Virgin Islands (BVI) law firm, Walkers Global, takes a look at a number of developments in the BVI that have improved creditor access to the courts and their subsequent chances of recovering their … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, February 2015

In this issue, Carlos Rivas examines developments in El Salvador mark a new era for the country. Changes to the Money Laundering and Assets Act, as demanded by the Millennium Challenge Corporation in return for a potential US$277 million in … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, December 2014

In this issue, AFN Board member Greg Valenti explains the legal regime in Italy that governs fraud committed through debit and credit cards. The first part of the article addresses the relevant legal provisions; the second considers the stance taken … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, November 2014

In this issue, Carine Smith Ihenacho, global Chief Compliance Officer of Statoil and I take a close look at Statoil’s anti-corruption efforts. These can be seen as a best practice template even for smaller companies and companies with a different … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, October 2014

When the perpetrator of a fraud appears to be beyond reach, there are usually other claims that can be pursued.  Prompted by the rise in interest in third party litigation typified by the attempts by the victims of Bernard Madoff’s … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, September 2014

Welcome back from the summer break. In this issue, Mark Johnson introduces us to cyber crime, security and digital intelligence, a topic close to the heart of every business. The article is an edited extract from Cyber Crime, Security and … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, July 2014

In the second of our two-part series on giving gifts in China, Carl Hinze looks at the rules and traditions surrounding the cultivation of bao (“social reciprocity”), through gift giving. This month, we look closely at the gift-giving rules that … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, June 2014

In the first of a two-part series on giving gifts in China, Carl Hinze looks at the and rules and traditions surrounding the cultivation of  bao (“social reciprocity”) through gift-giving, and the practice of gift-giving between businesses.  With Chinese President … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, May 2014

In this issue, Stuart Vines from Taylor Root looks at the explosion in recruitment of compliance professionals in recent years and gives practical advice on how to get the best candidates through your door. We are pleased to offer members … Continue reading

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