Insights

Home Hero Image
14/02/2024

Macron’s visit to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan: is the state of play changing in Central Asia?

Featured

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, important…

Read Article

Slovak parliament approves a reform threatening to weaken its rule of law

Featured

If Slovakia shuts down its key institutions investigating corruption and…

Read Article
14/06/2023

Ukraine’s anti-corruption battle: latest updates

Featured

Ukraine is battling two fights – one against the Russian…

Read Article
12/05/2023

Investigations and the J.Crew trapdoor

Featured

Earlier in the year Aperio had the opportunity to work…

Read Article
31/01/2023

“Orion Oil Affair”: holistic approaches needed in sub-Saharan Africa due diligence

Featured

Last week Aperio wrote about the Orion Oil Affair, in…

Read Article
20/01/2023

Rebuilding Ukraine – foreign investment risks

Featured

Foreign investment will be crucial for helping Ukraine rebuild, and…

Read Article
18/01/2023

Cryptocurrency and its most prevalent scams

Featured

Aperio’s work experience intern, Arisha Shtypel, is currently studying for…

Read Article
12/10/2022

Q&A with Natia Seskuria, founder of the Regional Institute for Security Studies in Tbilisi, Georgia 

Featured

Natia Seskuria is a defence and security expert who has…

Read Article
17/08/2022

DRC, carbon credits and natural resources – a delicate balance

Insights

By Pierre le Jeune D’Allegeershecque, Senior Associate, Head of Sub-Saharan…

Read Article
11/08/2022

Can US sanctions avert chaos in Bosnia?

Featured

Amid rising political tensions in the Western Balkans, Financial Crime Digest has…

Read Article
02/08/2022

The demise of corporate spy José Manuel Villarejo and reputational damage to Spanish corporations

Insights

By Luis Losada Simon-Ricart, Senior Analyst, Latin America & Iberia…

Read Article
18/07/2022

Scrutiny of Gécamines takes place against backdrop of international competition over DRC’s natural resources

Featured

By Pierre le Jeune D’Allegeershecque, Head of Africa practice, Aperio Intelligence…

Read Article
13/07/2022

Shotgun starts: how a new Saudi-backed golf league has plunged the sport into an existential crisis

Insights

By Tom Ready, Head of Strategic Intelligence, Aperio Intelligence This…

Read Article
13/06/2022

Nigerian Presidential Elections: plus ça change?

Insights

By Pierre le Jeune D’Allegeershecque, Head of Africa practice, Aperio…

Read Article
09/06/2022

Navigating energy investment in the Middle East following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Insights

Aperio Intelligence’s Head of Middle East and North Africa Practice…

Read Article
08/06/2022

Colombia votes for change

Featured

By Luis Losada Simón-Ricart, Analyst Colombian voters will choose between…

Read Article
14/04/2022

Jordan to benefit from Syria’s regional rehabilitation

Insights

Jordan stands to benefit economically from the normalization of ties…

Read Article
31/03/2022

Cryptocurrencies: The Dark Side of the Boom

Insights

On Wednesday 23rd March, Aperio Intelligence hosted a webinar to…

Read Article
23/03/2022

Aperio Podcast: Russia Sanctions

Featured

In this special podcast episode, Aperio Head of Russia, CEE…

Read Article
03/03/2022

Aperio webinar – ESG evaluation in 2022: scoring, standards and regulatory landscape

Insights

Aperio hosted a webinar to discuss the state of the ESG landscape with a focus on scoring, upcoming regulation, and the need for an adaptable approach to the evaluation of ESG factors.

Read Article
04/02/2022

Kazakhstan’s Unrealized Break with Nazarbayev Era Carries Risks for 2022 & Beyond

Insights

We continue to monitor the situation in Kazakhstan closely and will be providing further updates as the domestic situation evolves, especially if we see new risks emerge for internal stability.

Read Article
31/01/2022

Com maioria absoluta, o Partido Socialista volta ao poder em Portugal

Insights

O governo de centro-esquerda de Antonio Costa saiu fortalecido da eleição antecipada. Os investidores saúdam a continuação da estabilidade econômica, mas se preocupam com a corrupção e a impunidade.

Read Article

Portugal’s Socialist Party returned to power with overall majority

Insights

Antonio Costa’s centre-left government is strengthened following snap election. Investors will welcome continued economic stability but concerns remain over corruption and impunity.

Read Article
28/01/2022

Another round of Russian sanctions: what to expect and how to prepare

Insights

Background The ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis began to escalate in Autumn…

Read Article
10/01/2022

Kazakhstan Burning: Central Asia’s Richest State Faces the Crisis of a Lifetime

Insights

Since 2 January, Kazakhstan has been rocked by mass protests…

Read Article
07/10/2021

The EU recovery fund and Italy’s green drive: Opportunities and challenges

Insights

Aperio Intelligence held a webinar on Wednesday 29th September 2021 to discuss the EU Recovery Fund and Italy’s green drive, and related challenges and opportunities for investors.

Read Article
01/10/2021

The 2021 State Duma Elections: Implications for Russia’s media landscape

Insights

In the months leading up to the 2021 State Duma elections, the Kremlin targeted independent media outlets and political activists operating online

Read Article
20/08/2021

The Impact of Unexplained Wealth Orders on the UK’s Financial and Property Sectors

Insights

Aperio Intelligence’s webinar on the impact of UWOs on the UK’s financial and property sectors.

Read Article
26/07/2021

Rapprochement in the Gulf: opportunities and challenges

Insights

Listen to Aperio’s webinar on the recent rapprochement between Qatar and its Gulf Cooperation Council neighbours.

Read Article
06/07/2021

Russia’s Arctic Strategy: a race against climate change

Insights

Russia will heavily invest in the development of its Arctic territories in the following decade.

Read Article
Young Hacker Attacking From Home
Latest Issue

Financial Crime Digest January 2024

Latest Issue Focus

This issue includes:

  • Criminal groups are “moving billions”: NCA money laundering experts on hawala, international controller networks and crypto
  • Australian experts urge financial sector to step up efforts to fight online child sexual exploitation
  • Love, scam, transaction monitoring: exploring how language shapes romance fraud
  • Q&A with Africa geopolitics consultant Florent Geel on financial risks in Rwanda
  • CBN ex-Governor Emefiele’s new criminal charges, forensic audit of the bank, and the potential impact on the Nigerian market
  • Slovak parliament approves a reform threatening to weaken its rule of law
  • Macron’s visit to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan: is the state of play changing in Central Asia?
  • Senegalese President Macky Sall delays presidential elections hours before official campaign start
  • Environmental, Social and Governance updates
View issue

Financial Crime Digest

Stay up to date with our latest insights, news, upcoming events, and Financial Crime Digest publications.

[mc4wp_form id="80"]