Ben Lucas is a correspondent based in MLex's London office, covering bribery, corruption and modern slavery issues in the UK and Europe. He graduated with a Master's degree in journalism from City, University of London before joining MLex in November 2015.
Selected Insights by Ben
Latheefa Koya's life took a sudden twist when she was asked by Malaysia's prime minister to head up the country's anticorruption agency. After accepting the job — a call of duty she felt compelled to answer — she got her feet under the desk in June and is now just over four months into her two-year term.
Deferred prosecution agreements required in Malaysia before corporate failure-to-prevent-bribery offense is enforced, MACC chief saysMalaysia should adopt deferred prosecution agreements before enforcing its failure-to-prevent-bribery offense, the head of the country’s anticorruption agency has told MLex.
Malaysian carrier Malindo Air has said that two former employees of a third-party e-commerce service provider in India were responsible for stealing customer data that were later found to have been leaked online.
Lion Air Group subsidiaries Malindo Air and Thai Lion Air have both suffered data breaches resulting in large amounts of customers' personal details being leaked online.
Plans to overhaul the law that that governs Indonesia’s anti-graft agency risk breaching international anticorruption conventions, a senior OECD expert warned.