One in five banks in the Asia Pacific expects tax evasion in 2017 to increase 100 to 500 per cent
Financial inclusion is at the top of the agenda for emerging economies, but banks in the west are actively disconnecting from some of these regions – putting further development at risk.
MySQUAR said its financial outlook has improved after the US formally ended its sanctions against Myanmar on Friday. The Myanmar-language
Until recently, Myanmar remained the largest economy in Asia without a stock market. That changed this year with the introduction of the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX), which just concluded its first two months of trading with the promise it will soon open to foreign investors.
Washington isn’t ready to fully shed sanctions in Myanmar, instead awaiting progress on issues including human rights as the government run by former opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi takes charge, the U.S. ambassador to the Southeast Asian nation indicated.
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.