Cabral’s disastrous administration is widely regarded as the main reason why Rio de Janeiro had to declare a state of financial emergency in 2016.
Prosecutors in Panama have arrested the partners of a law firm involved in last year’s Panama Papers scandal in which thousands of documents related to offshore accounts were leaked.
A Guatemalan Supreme Court judge was arrested on Wednesday accused of influence trafficking, prosecutors said, in the latest anti-corruption drive in the Central American 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
Look to your right: There’s the Pillar of Light, a towering monument shaped like a vanilla wafer cookie. A company was allegedly allowed to overcharge the equivalent of millions of dollars for steel used in its construction.
Credit guarantees worth hundreds of millions of pounds given to Rolls-Royce by the government to help it win export deals are being investigated to see whether the engineering giant obtained them fraudulently.
An investment fund can be utilised by those seeking to launder money. Investment funds are particularly suitable for money laundering where a large sum of illicit money is already within the financial system.
It is a precarious victory that Romania's 500,000 protesters earned last week, and it is characteristic of current public sentiment that there have been no celebrations. There is widespread distrust of the government, partly due ...
This is the transcript of a speech given by John Griffith Jones, Chairman at the UK's Financial Conduct Authority, to MBA students at Cambridge Judge Business School. It is republished here with the FCA's permission. Thank you ...
The fallout from a massive bribery scandal that helped to bring down a Brazilian president is spreading across Latin America, threatening to engulf leaders from Panama to Peru. The workings of a secret “bribery department” at ...
Serious and organised crime costs the UK £24bn annually, and threatens the safety of the British public. Accountants form a crucial part of the front line when it comes to spotting suspicious financial activity and ...
HSBC has cut the pay package of its top executives in 2016 after Britain’s biggest bank failed to meet demands by US regulators that it toughen up its defences against financial crime.
On 17 January 2017, at Southwark Crown Court, Lord Justice Leveson approved a deferred prosecution agreement (“DPA”) between the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”), and Rolls-Royce Plc and Rolls-Royce Energy System Inc (“Rolls-Royce”). The third DPA agreed by the SFO has led some to wonder whether DPAs have finally come of age as a weapon the SFO’s enforcement arsenal.
In late November, Jay Clayton was called by a longtime client seeking advice for how the Trump administration should tackle scaling back rules on Wall Street.
European Supervisory Authorities warn on money laundering and terrorist financing risks affecting the EU financial sector
The three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA – ESAs) published today a joint Opinion addressed to the European Commission on the risks of money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) affecting the European Union’s financial sector.