Legal Development

The Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative of the World Bank and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (StAR Initiative ) has published a report on the use of corporate vehicles in cases of corruption, titled The Puppet Masters: How the Corrupt Use Legal Structures to Hide Stolen Assets and What to Do About It, by: Emile van der Does de Willebois, J.C. Sharman, Robert Harrison, Ji Won Park, Emily Halter. Several FraudNet members participated in the elaboration of the report by sharing their insight with the authors. The 284-page report may be downloaded here or ordered in paper form here. Visit our Resources and Publications pages for material on the same topics: Corruption, Money Laundering, Companies, Trusts (from FraudNet member for ||Liechtenstein||, ||Siegbert Lampert||, of ||Lampert & Schächle Attorneys At Law Ltd, Vaduz|| and ||Switzerland||, ||Yves Klein||, of ||Monfrini Crettol & Associes, Geneva||).