On 12/29/2016, Colombia’s Congress approved “Law 1819 of 2016”. The new legislation is a structural tax reform primarily aimed at
In the Hollywood epic The Infiltrator, Bryan Cranston depicts undercover agent Robert Mazur in a peril-filled operation to bring down members of Pablo Escobar’s inner circle.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has granted an appellate ruling in favor of Panama against Colombia. The ruling pertained to Colombia’s use of high tariffs on imported textiles, clothing, and shoes as part of a plan to address alleged money laundering.
FIFA ethics judges have imposed life bans on two South American football officials who have pleaded guilty in the United States to corruption charges.
Bogota – Colombia dismantled an international money laundering network with the arrest of 13 suspects, including five flight attendants, prosecutors said.
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.
In a cover story for Dawn, Pakistan's leading English-language newspaper, journalist Khurram Husain writes that money laundering has become central to the normal functioning of the country's economy. Speaking to Amos Wittenberg, Khurram explains how this came ...
As regulatory compliance initiatives move toward utilizing machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), what effect might the increased efficacy of AML programs have on developing nations and small financial players without large compliance budgets? More ...
Scrapping the Serious Fraud Office is a huge step backwards in the UK’s fight against financial crime
In its manifesto, released yesterday, the Conservative Party pledged to abolish the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) as an independent agency, instead merging it with the much larger National Crime Agency (NCA): 'We will strengthen Britain’s response ...
Barrister & leading financial crime investigator Tom Devlin offers practical guidance on creating a watertight and cost effective compliance regime. He looks at systems, employee training and continuing professional development, and the critical but often overlooked issue of corporate ...
On 3rd April 2017, the UK Treasury gained access to new penalties for individuals and firms that breach UK financial sanctions. Under the new rules, any persons deemed to have been involved in serious breaches after the ...
Senator Chiz Escudero has urged the Senate to approve amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) that places casinos within
Syria and Venezuela plotted in recent years to evade international sanctions on Syria through a secret deal to transport its
A major reform of the Dodd-Frank Act moved towards expected passage in the House Wednesday during a hearing on the
White House economic adviser Gary Cohn says President Donald Trump is “looking at” the future of U.S. sanctions on Russia.