Senior bankers at a programme directed officials concerned to strictly prevent money laundering and terrorist financing to further strengthen the
Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) said Tuesday it hired a former official of the Anti-Money Laundering Council as chief compliance officer, as the bank continues to beef up its management team.
From 2000 to 2005 the Philippines was ‘blacklisted’ as a ‘non-cooperative’ country and subjected to significant sanctions by the Financial Action Task Force for its failure to tackle endemic problems with transparency and traceability in its financial system.
Philippines anti-money laundering watchdog takes bankers to court for ‘wilfully’ ignoring $81m cyberheist
The Philippines’ anti-money laundering watchdog has filed criminal charges against five officials of the RCBC (Rizal Commercial Banking Corp) bank as well as the former treasurer Raul Tan, for “wilfully” ignoring suspicious activity
A money laundering complaint has been filed against the former treasurer of Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. and five other bank employees over the shifting of $81 million that was stolen from Bangladesh’s foreign reserves to one of its branches.
In this exclusive Of Counsel piece, Julie Copeland and Mirella A. de Rose of Lewis Baach pllc, consider two recent events which highlight the importance of real time monitoring of suspicious transactions.
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 ...
The Combating America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions (CATS) Act is a far-reaching expansion of United States sanctions against Iran, Russia and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). While much has been made of the restrictions ...
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, and ...
Global auditing giant KPMG agreed to pay $6.2 million in penalties to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that it failed to properly audit Miller Energy, an oil driller that emerged from bankruptcy proceedings last ...
Malta’s Minister of Finance failed to answer The Malta Independent’s questions on why it has not transposed the latest EU anti money laundering directive into law. The EU Commission some weeks ago penned a letter to ...
A money laundering probe at Commonwealth Bank of Australia is the latest in a slew of scandals denting the reputation
British drivers could face extra checks when renting cars and vans under plans to make it harder for extremists to
Compliance professionals in many large organizations are faced with a dilemma: is it possible to maintain the clarity of a single global compliance policy while still complying with the increasingly divergent local laws?
South Africa’s High Court said the government can’t intervene in the relationships between banks and their clients and dismissed an