26 Jan 2017
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Webinar – PSI Retrospective: Money Laundering & Foreign Corruption – the Case of Riggs Bank

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.

26 Jan 2017
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Republicans to kill U.S. rules on corruption, environment, labor and guns next week

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.

19 Jan 2017
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US: Compliance job market shows strength in AML and financial crime as other areas slow

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?”