The early days of 2018 brought us a rather interesting financial crime survey conducted by Alix Partners. It surveyed 364
By Amos Wittenberg Since Xi Jinping ascended to the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party in 2012, his anti-corruption campaign
While the subject of money laundering remains the same, the methods criminals use to conceal the origins of their money is ever-changing. And what also changes is the crimes they commit.
The increasing integration of digital currencies into the mainstream financial industry, and in particular the explosive rise of bitcoin, has
“Venezuela will create a cryptocurrency … the ‘petro’ to advance in issues of monetary sovereignty, to make financial transactions and
All European Union member states have agreed to remove a significant number of countries from the bloc’s recently-published list of
The European Council has added three states to the Annex 1 list of non-cooperative jurisdictions, dubbed the EU tax blacklist, saying they have failed to make commitments at ‘a high political level’ to address issues ...
Victims of a fraud which leads them to transfer money to a con-artist are typically losing nearly £3,000 each, new figures show. The cost of so-called authorised push payment fraud has been calculated by UK Finance, ...
By Rachel Crabtree, senior associate, and Michael Carter, director, Alvarez & Marsal Disputes & Investigations With cryptocurrency vastly on the rise, crypto proponents are pushing for more open financial systems to, in part, serve the ...
Fitness instructor Ed Lumsden was trying to log in to his online bank account last week when he discovered HSBC (HSBA.L) had closed it without warning. Lumsden, who counts British television presenter Davina McCall among ...
By Amos Wittenberg In the field of NFC readers and facial recognition technology, passports seem a little old hat: delicately
Financial institutions today face scrutiny at an unprecedented level and may be subject to civil and criminal penalties for any
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A London-based compliance officer is amused at what bank workers reveal to him about their knowledge of their firms and