Open-access guidelines and practical resources on asset recovery, illicit enrichment and wildlife crime
Course Image Informal governance

Informal governance

Unwritten rules, special favours, “reaching an understanding”. Informality is what happens outside the formal, rules-based system - and the study of informality has big implications for the fight against corruption.  From 2016-2018, the Basel Institute on Governance, in partnership with University College London and SOAS researched informality and its relationship with corruption and governance. A multidisciplinary team of researchers explored how corruption really works in seven countries in East Africa and Eurasia. Their findings shed light on why "conventional" anti-corruption practices ha…
Course Image Illicit Enrichment: A Guide to Laws Targeting Unexplained Wealth

Illicit Enrichment: A Guide to Laws Targeting Unexplained Wealth

Illicit Enrichment by Andrew Dornbierer provides a comprehensive guide to illicit enrichment laws and their application to target unexplained wealth and recover proceeds of corruption and other crimes. The open-access book covers both criminal and civil-based laws from around the world. Investigators, prosecutors, legislators and academics alike will benefit from the clear descriptions and practical guidance on different approaches to targeting unexplainable increases in wealth, how to establish cases in court, and common legal challenges to illicit enrichment laws. Features: Extensive analys…
Course Image Guidelines for the efficient recovery of stolen assets

Guidelines for the efficient recovery of stolen assets

A set of international good practices to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the asset recovery process. Languages: English, French, Spanish.
Course Image Guide to the role of civil society organisations in asset recovery

Guide to the role of civil society organisations in asset recovery

A practical guide to how civil society organisations can play a role in the asset recovery process. Languages: English, Ukrainian, Arabic.
Course Image Illegal wildlife trade and financial crime

Illegal wildlife trade and financial crime

Part 1 of the learning series explores financial crimes and supply chain vulnerabilities that facilitate the illegal trade in wildlife and thereby increase companies’ legal, financial and reputational risks. It is aimed at companies, policy makers, practitioners and law enforcement.
Course Image Illegality in the exotic pet trade

Illegality in the exotic pet trade

Part 2 of the Wildlife crime – understanding risks, avenues for action learning series provides companies, policy makers, practitioners and law enforcement with information and background knowledge on crime and corruption in the exotic pet trade.