As part of the EU, the UK has to adhere to the Anti-Money Laundering Directive which is looking at transparency of trusts – but not for much longer.
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 the current deregulatory environment, investment advisers might expect a reprieve from new federal compliance rules. But one exception is
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.
Defendant, a cardiologist, pleaded guilty to submitting false bills to Medicare and other insurance companies. He was ordered to pay $12.3 million in restitution and to forfeit $13.0 million.
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.
Online financial services and lending companies are increasingly being targeted by fraudsters and costing consumers millions of pounds around the world last year alone, according to research.
The nation’s first state-mandated cybersecurity regulations regarding banking and financial services companies are scheduled to go into effect in New York state on March 1.
Tom Devlin interviews Sam Thampapillai, associate in the financial services disputes and investigations group at Eversheds Sutherland. Sam has focused his recent
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.