“As you know the multiple forms of money laundering deprive our country of tens of billions of dollars that could
The ongoing prosecution of some past and current Liberian government officials for their alleged role played in an alleged bribery saga involving international mining company Sable as revealed by Global Witness is taking another trend with the company at the center of the allegation, said to have provided nearly US$1 million has denied giving bribe and is describing the case as politically motivated.
Liberia’s main opposition party, Congress for Democratic Change (CDC), is calling on all officials implicated in the ongoing alleged corruption
A grand jury in Liberia on Wednesday indicted government officials, including the speaker of parliament and the head of the ruling party, along with London AIM-listed Sable Mining (SBLM.L) on charges including bribery.
United States Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs is challenging the Liberian Government and politicians aspiring to lead the country to do everything in their powers to fight corruption, which she believes, is permeating the fabric of the country.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The US Chargé d’Affaires at the Embassy in Sudan cannot say how the Trump administration will deal with the decision
FinTech has no doubt changed the face of the financial services industry in the U.S., but experts are beginning to
The Monetary Authority of Macao announced on Friday the establishment of a “Financial Security Expert Alliance”, in collaboration with the
The White House moved Friday to calm an exasperated world after a close adviser to President Donald Trump suggested the