On October 23, 2014, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice, Leslie Caldwell, described the fight against corruption as “a necessary enforcement action to protect our own national security interests and the ability of our U.S. companies to compete on a global scale.”  These comments not only apply

In a recent meeting with the leadership of the World Bank Group, African Finance Ministers requested assistance in supporting the battle to fight what is now estimated to be over $50 billion of illicit financial flows out of Africa.  The ongoing global efforts to recover the billions of dollars allegedly siphoned by the late Nigerian

Despite various countries making great strides forward in responsible fiscal management, recent events have reignited concerns about the integrity and independence of central banks  in Africa.  Specifically, in the past few months, one central bank governor has been suspended, another has been threatened with arrest, and a third has abruptly resigned.

Nigeria. Perhaps the most