With Hurricane Irma wreaking havoc across the Caribbean, some businesses in battered offshore financial centres have resorted to “extraordinary” steps
The British Virgin Islands independent regulator, the Financial Services Commission (FSC), has fined the local arm of the Panama Papers law firm, Mossack Fonseca, $440,000 for its contravention of numerous sections of the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Code of Practice and BVI Regulatory Code.
A party that favours direct democracy, complete government transparency, decriminalising drugs and offering asylum to Edward Snowden could form the
The Government must use “the full weight of its influence” in order to stamp out corruption, money laundering and tax
The Senate on Tuesday resolved to investigate allegations of $13.92 billion illicit financial flow involving telecommunications company, MTN, four banks
Regulators the world over are stepping up the war against financial crime, issuing a raft of rules and hitting banks with some serious penalties. Despite these efforts, it’s still not uncommon to hear of financial ...
Susan has been making her living from crime for over twenty years. She provides anti-money laundering training and advice to the regulated community in the UK, Guernsey, Jersey, the Isle of Man and Gibraltar, ...
Catalan President Carles Puigdemont’s declaration to suspend independence on Tuesday may have disappointed the ‘Catalexit’ camp, but a move to immediately break away from Spain would have triggered insurmountable challenges, including financial regulatory obstacles. Addressing Cataln’s ...
Despite all of the best efforts by regulators, clients and even the banks themselves, bank fraud still goes on. A report by the UK’s National Audit Office (NAO) claims that banking fraud is still rising ...
9 October 2017 KYC360 News The United States has lifted key sanctions on Sudan, ending more than two decades of economic restrictions with the North African state. The revocation, which will be effective as of 12 October, is ...
The European Union on Monday ratcheted up pressure on North Korea (DPRK) over its nuclear, imposing fresh restrictions aimed crippling
Ernst & Young has been hit with a £2,75 million penalty, reduced to £1,8m, for misconduct in the audit of
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) last week released a set of master directions for issuance and operation of Prepaid
The Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Amendment Bill 2017, also known as Australia’s “bitcoin bill”, has marked some important progress.