One in five banks in the Asia Pacific expects tax evasion in 2017 to increase 100 to 500 per cent
Cambodia is vulnerable to money laundering due to a cash-based dollarized economy, porous borders and poor oversight of casinos at border frontiers, according to the latest International Narcotics Control Strategy Report from the US State Department.
The overwhelming interest in PwC’s Forensics Summit held in Bangkok yesterday shows how seriously Thailand’s top companies are treating the threat of corruption and other financial crimes, said Vorapong Sutanont, PwC Consulting (Thailand) Forensics partner.
On 17 January 2017, at Southwark Crown Court, Lord Justice Leveson approved a deferred prosecution agreement (“DPA”) between the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”), and Rolls-Royce Plc and Rolls-Royce Energy System Inc (“Rolls-Royce”). The third DPA agreed by the SFO has led some to wonder whether DPAs have finally come of age as a weapon the SFO’s enforcement arsenal.
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