The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) on Tuesday formally accused two of its ex-presidents of embezzlement, money laundering, forgery and
WEBINAR – PERMANENT SUBCOMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATIONS RETROSPECTIVE – MONEY LAUNDERING AND FOREIGN CORRUPTION USING THE CASE HISTORY OF RIGGS BANK
In the final part of an exclusive series of four webinars Elise Bean, former Staff Director and Chief Counsel of
In the final part of an exclusive series of four webinars Elise Bean, former Staff Director and Chief Counsel of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, will explore the case of Riggs Bank. Riggs, a D.C. based commercial bank with branches around the world, was effectively shut down by means of a merger in 2005 following revelations that it handled deposits from Augusto Pinochet, the Saudi royal family and the dictator of Equatorial Guinea among others. Elise will consider what can be learnt for the case for financial crime prevention regimes today.
A Chilean court charged Corpesca SA, a fishing company controlled by billionaire Roberto Angelini, with facilitating bribes to lawmakers as
Fiscal authorities in Chile that are withholding funds of the company have changed the accusations away from “pyramid scheme”
FIFA ethics judges have imposed life bans on two South American football officials who have pleaded guilty in the United States to corruption charges.
World football’s chief ethics investigator has recommended life bans for the former presidents of the Colombian and Chilean football federations
World football’s chief ethics investigator has recommended life bans for the former presidents of the Colombian and Chilean football federations after finding cases of misconduct under FIFA rules, including on bribery and corruption.
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 ...
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 ...
Barbados minister of industry and international business, Donville Inniss has revealed that his ministry is in the process of revoking the licences of four international business companies, as he urged regulators who have concerns with ...
Investors buying assets under-pinned by so-called cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are taking “significant risk”, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Cryptocurrencies are digital tokens which may represent a share in a firm, a prepayment voucher ...
19 October 2017 By Francesco Guarascio, REUTERS European Union leaders called on Malta on Thursday to carry out a full
The shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, has called for an inquiry into London’s role in global money-laundering, amid concern about UK
Incidences of fraud increased again this year in England and Wales, as more than half of crimes took place online.
An anti-corruption court in Pakistan has indicted the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif over allegations involving his family’s ownership of