Former BSI Singapore banker Yeo Jiawei was sentenced to 4½ years in jail yesterday for money laundering and cheating. It was
Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber expressed confidence on Wednesday that his money laundering probe into scandal-hit Malaysian fund 1MDB would
North Korea continues to evade UN sanctions designed to prevent its weapons of mass destruction (WMD) development by embedding its agents and intermediaries within the international trading system, according to the latest assessment of the UN Panel of Experts set up to monitor North Korean compliance with international sanctions.
Coutts, owned by Royal Bank of Scotland, allowed a total of $2.4bn worth of assets related to the Malaysian development fund to flow through accounts in Switzerland.
This article first appeared on LinkedIn and is republished here with the author's permission. I admit it, several of my friends launder money, and yours do to. The four cases below show just how easy it ...
This article was written by Natasha Reurts for the Bright Line Law Portal, and is republished here with BLL's permission. In March of this year, the UK government announced the introduction of a new anti-money laundering ...
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 ...
We know there are tax havens. We just can’t agree on where they are. Although many countries recognise that major corporations divert tax revenue—there’s a reason, after all, why US multinationals hold more than $2 trillion ...
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) recently published the final version of guidance on how financial services firms should treat politically exposed customers in order to meet AML obligations. The guidance applies to all firms ...
New Canadian banking rules that took effect July 1 are a “game changer” that could help governments in Victoria and
MAS working with group of Singapore banks to build joint KYC utility for countering money laundering and terrorism financing
In a speech delivered at the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) Financial Crime Seminar on July 2017, Mr. Chua Kim
Unicredit, Italy’s largest bank, suffered a data breach affecting 400,000 customers, BBC News reports. The bank said personal data and
Uzbekistan said Friday that it has jailed the eldest daughter of late president Islam Karimov, Gulnara Karimova — once a