Barrick Gold Corp failed to complete improvements to the Veladero mine in Argentina that could have prevented the third spill
Argentina ex-president Cristina Kirchner has been criminally charged for the fourth time and her passport has been confiscated. The latest
Cristina Kirchner ordered to stand trial for the first time in series of corruption and mismanagement cases
Argentina’s former president has been ordered to stand trial, in the first of several cases against the divisive ex-leader.
Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has fended off corruption allegations in court claiming she was the victim of “judicial persecution” and a media “witch hunt”.
The former Argentinian president and former aides face charges of illicit association and fraudulent administration in connection to public works funds.
The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and Transparency International (TI) are joining forces in a first of its kind partnership to root out grand corruption on a global scale, the Global Anti-Corruption Consortium.
Official data from Argentina’s Attorney General’s Office indicates that more than a third of money laundering cases since 2013 were linked to drug trafficking, a figure which highlights an important aspect of the country’s growing role in the drug trade.
The Argentine government sent to Congress this week a series of proposed laws that would heavily sanction businesses found guilty
A prosecutor has opened an investigation against former Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli for alleged fraud and money-laundering after
In a cover story for Dawn, Pakistan's leading English-language newspaper, journalist Khurram Husain writes that money laundering has become central to the normal functioning of the country's economy. Speaking to Amos Wittenberg, Khurram explains how this came ...
As regulatory compliance initiatives move toward utilizing machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), what effect might the increased efficacy of AML programs have on developing nations and small financial players without large compliance budgets? More ...
Scrapping the Serious Fraud Office is a huge step backwards in the UK’s fight against financial crime
In its manifesto, released yesterday, the Conservative Party pledged to abolish the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) as an independent agency, instead merging it with the much larger National Crime Agency (NCA): 'We will strengthen Britain’s response ...
Barrister & leading financial crime investigator Tom Devlin offers practical guidance on creating a watertight and cost effective compliance regime. He looks at systems, employee training and continuing professional development, and the critical but often overlooked issue of corporate ...
On 3rd April 2017, the UK Treasury gained access to new penalties for individuals and firms that breach UK financial sanctions. Under the new rules, any persons deemed to have been involved in serious breaches after the ...
Senator Chiz Escudero has urged the Senate to approve amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) that places casinos within
Syria and Venezuela plotted in recent years to evade international sanctions on Syria through a secret deal to transport its
A major reform of the Dodd-Frank Act moved towards expected passage in the House Wednesday during a hearing on the
White House economic adviser Gary Cohn says President Donald Trump is “looking at” the future of U.S. sanctions on Russia.