France asked the World Court on Monday to throw out a case launched by Equatorial Guinea, saying the African country
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.
Until this year, Teodoro Obiang Nguema had never won less than 97 percent of the vote in an election. Perhaps the immense international
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 ...
The UK’s Information Commissioner says she will seek a warrant to look at the databases and servers used by British
Britain’s government and regulators will look in detail at the potential risks from cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, British junior finance minister
Regulators from across the world start work this week on a blueprint for a global “sandbox” or testing bed for
AP — Slovakia’s prosecutor general asked Italian authorities on Monday to create a joint team with Slovakia to investigate the