Contending that large volumes of liquid cash are a big source of corruption and black money, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed to the people to “lead the change” towards cashless transactions to lay the strong foundations of an India where there is no place for such malaise.
U.S. anti-money laundering regulations are well-developed, and domestic coordination to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing is sophisticated and has improved over the past 10 years, according to a Financial Action Task Force (FATF) evaluation issued Thursday.
Standard Chartered Singapore and Coutts & Co were on Friday (Dec 2) fined S$5.2 million and S$2.4 million, respectively, by the Monetary Authority of Singapore for breaches of anti-money laundering (AML) requirements that occurred in the context of 1MDB-related fund flows.
Save the Children say £950m is needed by those affected by Boko Haram, with tens of thousands of children at risk of death in areas held by the group.
Casinos, real estate developers and dealers of high-value items will have to report any cash transaction exceeding P500,000 or $10,000 to the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) to help stop any illegal fund transfers in the Philippines.
Privacy hearings surrounding a former senior Barclays investment banker’s unfair dismissal claim have been adjourned until May next year, the FT reported.
On 21 November 2016 the FCA issued a booklet aimed at consumer credit firms setting out good and bad practice on compliance with obligations under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 (MLR).
What exactly is being proposed? A public register of the beneficial owners of UK property held by overseas companies and other legal entities. Beneficial owners of overseas firms involved in central Government procurement would also be ...
High profile organised crime leaders often take on a twisted celebrity—from Al Capone to Whitey Bulger to the Kray twins—and are known to all and sundry as the criminals they are. Yet for years they walk ...
In the first of a new series of audio interviews, Amos Wittenberg speaks to Viv Jones of Eversheds Sutherland solicitors about international anti-bribery regimes. Viv wrote recently for KYC360 on Kenya's latest piece of anti-bribery legislation. https://vimeo.com/213859331 Transcript (note this transcript ...
Financial crime is on the rise in Australia, with the country's senior money-laundering officials saying they've witnessed a dramatic increase in fraudulent transactions. Deputy chief executive of the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre, Gavin McCairns, said 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 ...
Dortmund bus terror arrest: German-Russian man ‘carried out bomb attack to make money then blamed Muslims’
Police have arrested a German-Russian citizen on Friday morning on suspicion of carrying out the attack on the Borussia Dortmund
Free, easy-to-use hacking tools help many young people slip into a life of cyber-crime, according to a report. The National
Guyana: Gold Board General Manager, others sent on administrative leave to facilitate money laundering probe
The General Manager of the Guyana Gold Board, Lisaveta Ramotar was Thursday sent on administrative leave to pave the way for
President Donald Trump is continuing to target a law meant to stop banks from growing “too big to fail.” The