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
The dramatic events surrounding the fraudulent transfer of hundreds of millions of dollars from Angola to London involving top British banks have the elements of a gripping movie. There’s news of clandestine meetings, midnight flights on ...
Global bank HSBC is to use a compliance-related artificial intelligence (AI) programme supplied by a start-up firm this year as part of its anti-money laundering strategy (AML). The lender, which has been heavily penalised for anti-money ...
The Angolan government has received half a billion dollars that was ‘improperly’ transferred from its central bank’s Standard Chartered Bank account to an HSBC account in the United Kingdom. The move comes after the UK National ...
The Financial Conduct Authority is to forge ahead with an initiative exploring the use of machines in financial crime programmes, according to its 2018/19 business plan published this week. The watchdog is looking to host an ...
Spain’s High Court on Thursday placed Caixabank under formal investigation over allegations that the Spanish bank was involved in laundering
HMRC bosses are set to appear before a parliamentary committee over allegations the organisation was reluctant to raid Lycamobile because
Three men accused of the murder of an anti-corruption journalist six months ago must stay in prison until their trial,
Britain’s Serious Fraud Office will have its funding increased under new changes to its financing model, which has been previously