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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
London punished Glencore for bribery in Africa, handing the global commodities trader a fine of 276 million pounds
UK’s economic crime laws, handing more power to fraud enforcers, represents a big step in the fight against dirty money
Glencore bribery settlements close another chapter of firm’s sordid history, but the book isn’t completeGlencore and several subsidiaries admitted paying more than $100 million in bribes to officials in Africa and South America
A company bottling drinks for Coca-Cola gives example of how a business that ignores the UK Bribery Act may end up punished in court.
UK introduce new economic crime laws, but any new legislation must be matched by funding to help enforcers