France asked the World Court on Monday to throw out a case launched by Equatorial Guinea, saying the African country
WEBINAR – PERMANENT SUBCOMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATIONS RETROSPECTIVE – MONEY LAUNDERING AND FOREIGN CORRUPTION USING THE CASE HISTORY OF RIGGS BANK
In the final part of an exclusive series of four webinars Elise Bean, former Staff Director and Chief Counsel of
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.
Until this year, Teodoro Obiang Nguema had never won less than 97 percent of the vote in an election. Perhaps the immense international
How does the EU 6AMLD measure up? As further measures progress through the Brussels legislative machinery to enhance the fight against anti-money laundering, experts give their verdict on the EU's latest proposals 2017 saw the implementation ...
The United States’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has penalised Deutsche Bank and a trading desk executive after if found that traders and sales people made false and misleading statements while negotiating bond prices. The bank ...
A London-based compliance officer looks back at some of the requests he came across and tells KYC360 how he reacted on the occasions he smelt trouble. He did not wish to disclose his name and ...
By Denis O’Connor Even before the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4MLD) had been implemented across all 28 Member States in June 2017, the European Commission proposed substantial amendments to it. This proposal soon became known as the ...
Pakistan has been given a three-month reprieve by a global watchdog over a U.S.-led motion to put the South Asian
AP – Cash-strapped Venezuela on Tuesday became the first country to launch its own version of bitcoin, a move President
Some of the biggest electronics bazaars in Asia are being flooded with customers looking for the latest piece of technology:
Owners of pubs or clubs with gaming machines will have to appoint a compliance officer and adopt employee due diligence