G20 war on money laundering starts in Qld

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Brisbane’s G20 summit can be a turning point in the battle to stop dirty money flowing between countries – like the nearly $30 million in Russian money found recently in Gold Coast bank accounts – according to a global anti-corruption fighter to speak in Brisbane this week. Elena Panfilova, Director of Transparency International Russia, will […]

The Economist: Special Report on Tax Havens

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On 16 February 2013, The Economist published a special report on Storm Survivors Offshore financial centres have taken a battering recently, but they have shown remarkable resilience. Professor Jason Sharman, Deputy Director, Centre for Governance and Public Policy contributed on the article by Matthew Valencia. ‘…. Nevertheless offshore finance has shown a “puzzling resilience”, confounding […]

Accepted to International Organization

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Hun Joon Kim and Jason Sharman have just had their paper “Accounts and Accountability: Corruption, Human Rights, and Individual Accountability Norms” accepted for publication with International Organization, the top journal in International Relations. The paper explains the rise of parallel norms mandating that state leaders guilty of major human rights and corruption crimes be held accountable […]

Two New Books with Cambridge University Press

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This week Hun Joon Kim received a contract with Cambridge University Press for his co-edited volume Transitional Justice in the Asia Pacific. Although truth commissions and trials in response to mass atrocities in Europe, Latin America and Africa have received a great deal of scholarly attention, those occurring in our region have up until now […]