James Wright is an anti-money laundering specialist who has worked in 28 countries, including 6 African countries advising governments and businesses on the problem of money laundering. Money laundering has importance for the business community because it both facilitates crimes and has a profound impact on competition, the economy, and a country’s ability to meet the health, education social needs of its citizens. CIPE is presenting on the actions African countries can take to address money laundering.
Topics covered include:
What is money laundering? Why does it take place? What are the numerous ways it is carried out? What are the impacts? Wright discusses the best practices for combating money laundering and what measures African countries are or are not taking to combat money laundering.