Danish banks should significantly increase their focus on complying with rules to avoid money laundering and tax evasion, the Danish
Interview with John Thompson, Senior Policy Director and Head of Financial Crime Policy at the British Bankers’ Association
KYC360’s Tom Devlin interviews John Thompson, Senior Policy Director and Head of Financial Crime Policy at the British Bankers’ Association. John
In January the UK Government published a consultation paper aimed at exploring new ways of tackling corporate economic crime, including criminalising conduct committed by, on behalf of, or in the name of companies.
Widened conduct rules for British bankers take effect Tuesday, adding more teeth to a regulatory framework that has been a game changer for financial firms since it was first introduced 12 months ago.
Lawmakers, members of Oregon’s law enforcement community and public interest groups on Monday spoke in favor of a bill that would rein in abusive, anonymous companies, but a spokesman for Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson’s office said the legislation “still needs significant work.”
The Chinese banking regulator’s newly appointed chief on Thursday brushed aside suggestions that he would spearhead a merger of the country’s three financial industry watchdogs, describing the talk as “rumour”.
Earlier this month, the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) published its Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs (Evaluation Guidance). Although issued without fanfare, the Evaluation Guidance represents the latest in a series of important communications by the Fraud Section outlining the DOJ’s expectations for effective corporate compliance programs.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday to place “regulatory reform” task forces and officers within federal agencies in what may be the most far-reaching effort to pare back U.S. red tape in recent decades.
China has appointed Guo Shuqing as the new head of the banking regulator, according to people familiar with the matter. Having spent much of his life working on transforming the nation’s financial system, Guo, 60, faces daunting tasks ahead as he takes on oversight of the world’s largest banking industry by assets.
On November 8, 2016, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in a televised speech that 500 and 1,000 rupee notes would no longer be legal tender, swiftly rendering 86 per cent of cash in the ...
Image: nomination of Richard Cordray as CFPB director. Dodd Frank, the sweeping financial reform brought in after the 2008 financial crisis, is not beloved by Republicans. Numerous elements of the legislation have drawn criticism from the ...
The irony of revelations from the Global Laundromat scandal landing almost exactly a year on from the Panama Paper leaks is not lost on many readers. Clearly the lip-service to greater transparency that followed the financial leak ...
The Laundromat is a name given by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project to a vast money-laundering scheme. Between autumn 2010 and spring 2014 Russian officials and insiders moved billions of dollars into Europe, ...
Tom Devlin, barrister and partner at Stephen Platt and Associates LLP, unpicks recent anti-money laundering scandals in the finance industry. He looks in detail at what went wrong, how word got out, and how the failings ...
A Republican state senator from the Niagara Falls area and his predecessor pleaded not guilty on Thursday in a pair of schemes involving payments to a spouse and a former aide, the latest in a long line of corruption cases to emanate from New York State’s capital.
Cristina Kirchner ordered to stand trial for the first time in series of corruption and mismanagement cases
Argentina’s former president has been ordered to stand trial, in the first of several cases against the divisive ex-leader.
If you don’t think there is any corruption in Australian politics, then you have no need to worry about the millions of dollars’ worth of corporate donations to political parties.
Agricultural Bank of China (AgBank), the country’s third-biggest lender, said it will spend three years building an anti-money laundering (AML) centre to improve and centralize AML control, according to a statement circulated late on Thursday.