The German Political Crisis Explained

Germany was a political pillar of stability in the EU for years, but failure to create a new coalition government has steered the country into the political unknown.

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Whither Ukraine?

After Yatsenyuk’s resignation his likely successor as prime minister holds few promises regarding the government’s reformist agenda.

Financial crime risk assessment

Legislation in force to prevent financial crime has become more risk focused, requiring organizations to fully understand the risks their organization faces based on their business model and strategy.

The Fourth EU AML/CTF Directive

This article will focus on one of the most recent initiatives by the EU, which underlines the continued importance of revising and improving existing anti-money laundering/ counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) legislative frameworks both within the individual member states and also in a cross-border context in terms of the cooperation between relevant national authorities.

Corruption Risk Assessment

Transparency International and Berlin Risk Institute conducted a corruption risk assessment of the European Economic Area (EEA) and Norway Financial Mechanisms. The report “Addressing Corruption Risk in the EEA and Norway Grants” is downloadable here.