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
The marathon Italian prosecution of Royal Dutch Shell & Eni on charges of paying $1 billion in bribes in Nigeria is now finally in the home stretch.
The British slice of Goldman Sachs’ hefty global 1MDB settlement represented a modest 5 percent of the $2.3 billion total.
The head of the UK's white-collar crime agency has seen pressure on her intensify, with a complaint alleging “serious professional misconduct” by Lisa Osofsky.
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.