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Welcome to the Asset Recovery Knowledge Centre


About the Knowledge Centre

The International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR) at the Basel Institute on Governance in Basel, Switzerland has been taking steps to address the problem of the lack of easily accessible, comprehensive and practical information on Asset Recovery. This has been identified as one of the key problems by a number of countries at the first meeting of the UNCAC open-ended Working Group on Asset Recovery held in Vienna in August 2007.
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What is Asset Recovery?

Strengthening the ability of developing countries to recover assets that have been stolen and hidden in foreign jurisdictions is a key part of the worldwide campaign against corruption. The United Nations Convention Against Corruption promises a new era of cooperation among nation states in asset recovery.
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Upcoming event: Annual AML European Conference/AMLP Forum, October 2010

25–26 October 2010, City of London – The AMLP Forum 4th Annual Anti Money Laundering European Conference brings together leading AML/CTF professionals from all parts of the financial, legal, insurance, money service business, accountancy, gambling, and real estate sectors as well as government, law enforcement and regulatory agencies. The conference has attracted a line-up of leading experts who will examine the latest topical AML-CTF international developments and share their cutting edge knowledge, solutions and best practice in combating money laundering & terrorist financing.
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