06 Feb 2017
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“Reasonable grounds for knowing or suspecting”: a cautionary tale about VAT fraud

An HMRC study on the 2014-15 tax year estimates that there was a gap of £12.7 billion between the VAT theoretically due and the amount actually collected. Up to £1 billion of the missing money is thought to have been lost to so-called ‘missing trader’ fraud.

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?”