Two Honduran executives allegedly used a Panamanian business and a US bank to pay $2.5 million in bribes, suggesting that banks based in Panama and the United States may be involved in one of the biggest corruption cases in Honduras.
In the final part of an exclusive series of four webinars Elise Bean, former Staff Director and Chief Counsel of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, will explore the case of Riggs Bank. Riggs, a D.C. based commercial bank with branches around the world, was effectively shut down by means of a merger in 2005 following revelations that it handled deposits from Augusto Pinochet, the Saudi royal family and the dictator of Equatorial Guinea among others. Elise will consider what can be learnt for the case for financial crime prevention regimes today.
Congressional Republicans are set to overturn a slew of Obama-era regulations next week, including a controversial anti-bribery rule aimed at U.S. resource companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) and Chevron Corp (CVX.N), according to a top lawmaker.
The analysis report, accessed by The Indian Express, also states that the knowledge of anti-money laundering rules and regulations of all cooperative bank staff was a major concern.
The Philippine central bank is tightening its surveillance of money-remittance firms to ensure they are not be used to launder dirty money and facilitate terrorist financing.
Amid the self-evaluation and manager assessments of the annual performance review season, many compliance professionals consider or ask the question: “am I in a good place, being fairly compensated, or better off elsewhere?”
The business management division of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has reportedly released the results of a previously announced inspection of domestic bitcoin trading platforms.
Campaigners have frequently branded the UK a world money-laundering hotspot, citing the 'terrifying' scale of illicit funds that make their way through the City of London. Is this fair? What is the UK Government doing to ...
Tom Devlin interviews Sam Thampapillai, associate in the financial services disputes and investigations group at Eversheds Sutherland. Sam has focused his recent work on developing technologies and financial crime. In this video he focuses on Blockchain, offering an ...
In late November, Jay Clayton was called by a longtime client seeking advice for how the Trump administration should tackle scaling back rules on Wall Street. Mr. Clayton, a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP who ...
The old Ottoman Empire had the most direct way of going about these things. When the old sultan died, his successor would seize all his brothers and half-brothers, slit their throats and dump their corpses ...
European Supervisory Authorities warn on money laundering and terrorist financing risks affecting the EU financial sector
The three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA - ESAs) published today a joint Opinion addressed to the European Commission on the risks of money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) affecting the European ...
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.
The regulations apply to all-cash buyers using shell companies in places like New York City, Miami and Los Angeles.
Just 215 wealthy people were granted an investor visa for the U.K. last year after the government doubled the investment needed to 2 million pounds ($2.5 million) and introduced new money-laundering checks in 2014.
Capital One Financial Corp. is under investigation for its anti-money-laundering program, according to the company’s annual securities filing.