The World Economic Forum has released its 2017 “Inclusive Growth and Development Report” — a major look into how nations around the world can best ensure that their businesses and institutions function as efficiently as possible.
Yeo Jiawei, accused of money laundering, used a Seychelles-based company for a series of purchases in the Australian tourist town.
The Senate is giving more teeth to the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) by amending its current provisions to include casino operators and junket operators among the covered institutions of the law.
The mastermind of an employment scam was on Tuesday (Dec 6) sentenced to 42 weeks jail in total, the Ministry of Manpower said in a press release on Wednesday.
Standard Chartered Singapore and Coutts & Co were on Friday (Dec 2) fined S$5.2 million and S$2.4 million, respectively, by the Monetary Authority of Singapore for breaches of anti-money laundering (AML) requirements that occurred in the context of 1MDB-related fund flows.
A series of recent news events have highlighted the continued focus of global regulators on money laundering and compliance failures at international financial institutions.
After India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has now registered a money laundering case to probe the alleged payment of USD 5.7 million kickbacks in the 2008 Embraer aircraft deal.
A former senior BSI Bank vice president was jailed on Friday for 18 weeks by a Singapore court, for forgery and failure to disclose suspicious transactions as part of the investigations into the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) money laundering scandal.
Singapore police disclosed in court Thursday that the Malaysian financier at the heart of a scandal involving the Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB is a person of interest in the city-state’s ongoing probe into an alleged multibillion-dollar money-laundering scheme.
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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 ...
China has appointed Guo Shuqing as the new head of the banking regulator, according to people familiar with the matter. Having spent much of his life working on transforming the nation’s financial system, Guo, 60, faces daunting tasks ahead as he takes on oversight of the world’s largest banking industry by assets.
The regulations apply to all-cash buyers using shell companies in places like New York City, Miami and Los Angeles.
Just 215 wealthy people were granted an investor visa for the U.K. last year after the government doubled the investment needed to 2 million pounds ($2.5 million) and introduced new money-laundering checks in 2014.
Capital One Financial Corp. is under investigation for its anti-money-laundering program, according to the company’s annual securities filing.