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.
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 British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has urged the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to prioritise effective supervision amid rising regulatory costs for small brokers.
The Panama Papers scandal of 2016 led to the leaked individuals’ names and associations being scrutinized by governments in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Australia among others, which is unsurprising given that the financial services industry is in the midst of preparing for new stricter regulation to commence.
The Common Reporting Standards regulation, The Fourth Money Laundering Directive, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and Financial Action Task Force recommendations on money laundering that have been proposed and enacted in Europe and the US are intended to strengthen the anti-money laundering (AML) regulatory environment and increase pressure on institutions to comply.
Republicans on Wednesday passed a bill in the House of Representatives that touched on nearly every step U.S. agencies take in creating and applying new rules, continuing their blitz to radically reform “abusive” federal regulation of areas from the environment to the workplace.
The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) on Wednesday released a revised draft of an ambitious regulation designed to protect the state and its citizens from cyberattacks against financial institutions.
Tens of billions of dollars every year move through opaque law-firm bank accounts that create a gap in U.S. money-laundering defenses, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis.
New York’s financial regulator will delay an anticipated Jan. 1 deadline for banks and insurers doing business in the state to comply with controversial cybersecurity rules, a person familiar with the matter said.
Today is the 85th anniversary of the founding of the North Korean army. Amidst concerns that the event might be marked by yet another nuclear missile test, Donald Trump on Monday urged the UN Security Council to ...
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 ...
Susan has been making her living from crime for over twenty years. She provides anti-money laundering training and advice to the regulated community in the UK, Guernsey, Jersey, the Isle of Man and Gibraltar, and ...
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 ...
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 ...
AIB’s failure to comply with anti-money laundering reporting procedures was a stain on the lender, chairman Richard Pym has said.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) of the Singapore Police Force will set up
Congressional Republicans’ proposal to replace Dodd-Frank, the Financial Choice Act, received endorsements this week from two major financial players —
The Enforcement Directorate has registered a money laundering case in the Narada ‘sting’ where a number of Trinamool Congress (TMC)