Some African countries are at risk of getting slapped with sanctions and trade restrictions for their dealings with North Korea.
Mobile money providers like M-Pesa have disrupted traditional financial systems in many countries in ways conventional banks could only dream of.
Between “Baba Go Slow” and “the Bulldozer”: wrestling with corruption, poverty and business in Nigeria and Tanzania
Human and economic development in Nigeria and Tanzania have each been constrained by systemic corruption. In 2015, each country elected a president who campaigned on an anti-corruption manifesto. How successful have they been in fighting corruption – and why should businesses care anyway? Vivian Jones, Senior Associate in the global Fraud & Investigations Group of Eversheds, examines the two presidents’ styles and achievements to date.
Payments to non-existent employees had been costing the government more than $2m (£1.4m) a month, according to the prime minister’s office.
The government can earn more trust from the citizens and investors if it succeeds in eradicating corruption within its entities, say members of diplomatic corps.
Regulators the world over are stepping up the war against financial crime, issuing a raft of rules and hitting banks with some serious penalties. Despite these efforts, it’s still not uncommon to hear of financial ...
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, ...
Catalan President Carles Puigdemont’s declaration to suspend independence on Tuesday may have disappointed the ‘Catalexit’ camp, but a move to immediately break away from Spain would have triggered insurmountable challenges, including financial regulatory obstacles. Addressing Cataln’s ...
Despite all of the best efforts by regulators, clients and even the banks themselves, bank fraud still goes on. A report by the UK’s National Audit Office (NAO) claims that banking fraud is still rising ...
9 October 2017 KYC360 News The United States has lifted key sanctions on Sudan, ending more than two decades of economic restrictions with the North African state. The revocation, which will be effective as of 12 October, is ...
The European Union on Monday ratcheted up pressure on North Korea (DPRK) over its nuclear, imposing fresh restrictions aimed crippling
Ernst & Young has been hit with a £2,75 million penalty, reduced to £1,8m, for misconduct in the audit of
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) last week released a set of master directions for issuance and operation of Prepaid
The Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Amendment Bill 2017, also known as Australia’s “bitcoin bill”, has marked some important progress.