Regulators must improve data sharing against corruption, conference hears

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Better data sharing will speed up corruption investigations, delegates at the Combatting Global Corruption conference in London heard this week.

Currently, data protection laws in the EU prevent sharing of individuals' data, and the rules for the reporting of bribery within companies differ from those in, say, the US, where whistleblowing hotlines are standard practice. The head of research at Thomson Reuters Asia-Pacific, and former head of organised crime research, BC Tan, expressed the need f

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