ICC FraudNet Conference on Fraud, Asset Recovery & Cross-Border Cooperation
- HOW CAN THE REPUTATION AND REALITY OF CORRUPTION IN AFRICA BE REVERSED?
- HOW CAN FRAUDSTERS BE PREVENTED FROM USING THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL SYSTEM TO STEAL BY STEALTH AND HIDE THEIR LOOT?
- INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS PLACE A SPOTLIGHT ON FINANCIAL FRAUD ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENT
CAPE TOWN, South Africa – 26 March 2015
Experts who have tracked down assets stolen in some of the world’s largest frauds, are gathering in Stellenbosch from 25 March to 27 March to put the spotlight on the state of financial crime and asset recovery on the African continent. The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) through its Commercial Crimes Division, FraudNet, together with South African law firm Nortons Incorporated, is co-sponsoring this first “ICC FraudNet Conference” ever to be held on the African continent. Nortons’ leaders in the field, together with other experts from the world’s leading asset recovery legal network, ICC FraudNet, will apply their collective African and international expertise to the following subjects:
- Fraud and Corruption in Africa
- A Regional Perspective: Tackling Fraud, Bribery & Corruption in Africa
- Coordinating International Asset Recovery: Practical Approaches and Case Studies
- Asset Recovery in Grand Corruption Cases: Approaches, Challenges and Case Studies
Nortons Incorporated is inviting its clients and members of the media to attend this conference which will be held in English and which will feature various well-known CEOs, such as the CEO of the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Corruption Watch, along with anti-corruption officials from Kenya and Nigeria, and FraudNet asset recovery lawyers from South Africa, Nigeria, Angola, Mauritius, and France, Switzerland, Canada and the United States.
FraudNet is an international network of independent lawyers who are the leading civil asset recovery specialists in each country. FraudNet’s membership extends to every continent and the world’s major economies, as well as leading offshore wealth havens that have complex bank secrecy laws and institutions where the proceeds of fraud often are hidden. Founded in 2004 by the Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the world’s business organization, FraudNet operates under the auspices of the ICC’s London-based Commercial Crime Services unit. Fraudnet has once once again been ranked as a “Fraud Leading Legal Networks”, Band 1 by Chambers and Global.
Nortons Inc. is a boutique services firm specialising in all aspects of regulatory law, such as competition law, consumer protection, forensic auditing, white collar crime and fraud. The firm represents a number of high-profile, multinational corporations with Anglo American, Apple, Aspen Pharmaceuticals, BP, Caxton, Scaw Metals, Absa Bank, De Beers, Pick ‘n Pay, Kumba Iron Ore, Netcare, Puma Energy, Tsogo Sun, Daimler, Imperial, Google, Merck & Co, Times Media Limited, PepsiCo, Sasol and Warner Bros. Entertainment being just some of the household names on the firm’s list of clients.