Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.
Selected Insights by Martin
A swoop by US prosecutors on Saman Ahsani sparked an extraordinary row between the two countries’ fraud agencies.
Commerzbank’s multimillion-pound fine for money-laundering failings tells a familiar sorry tale of an under-resourced & stretched financial-crime department.
A “Wild West” approach to healthcare procurement during the Covid-19 crisis led an antibribery group to fast-track pandemic-linked corruption research.
A former prosecutor fired by the UK's Serious Fraud Office for gross misconduct won't face any action by the country's Solicitors Regulation Authority, a body governing lawyers, MLex has learned.
UK efforts to prosecute individuals on corruption charges linked to Airbus are likely to avoid French "blocking" laws but could be hindered by France's own efforts to prosecute wrongdoing.