French authorities have opened their own investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption at Airbus, joining Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) which launched an inquiry in August.
French authorities have opened their own investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption at Airbus, joining Britain’s Serious Fraud
Frustration over North Korea’s weapons programs prompted France’s United Nations’ envoy to say the country will seek additional European Union restrictions on Pyongyang, a sign the UN Security Council is unable to reach a consensus on new sanctions.
François Fillon’s home searched by corruption investigators as Alain Juppé indicates he could replace the scandal-hit presidential candidate
Alain Juppé, a former French prime minister, was poised to replace François Fillon as corruption investigators searched the home of the scandal-tainted centre-Right presidential candidate yesterday (Thurs) and allies deserted him.
Corruption is as invisible as it is pervasive. Public trust is easily professed on public forums, and just as easily betrayed in back rooms. Money and favours influence decisions without leaving a trace. Pecunia non olet.
A few weeks ago one of the world’s richest men was arrested for interrogation in Tel Aviv following an investigation in which the Israeli police drew on the support of criminal justice authorities in the U.S., France and Switzerland. The Republic of Guinea was proud to have played its own part in supporting Israel’s investigation.
Regulatory reforms following last year’s terrorist atrocities in Paris are just one example of tail-winds driving smarter anti-money laundering and know your customer technologies.
The wife of France’s right-wing presidential candidate was paid hundreds of thousands of euros in public money for work she may never have done, but Francois Fillon insists he won’t quit the race to the top.
On November 8, 2016, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in a televised speech that 500 and 1,000 rupee notes would no longer be legal tender, swiftly rendering 86 per cent of cash in the ...
Image: nomination of Richard Cordray as CFPB director. Dodd Frank, the sweeping financial reform brought in after the 2008 financial crisis, is not beloved by Republicans. Numerous elements of the legislation have drawn criticism from the ...
The irony of revelations from the Global Laundromat scandal landing almost exactly a year on from the Panama Paper leaks is not lost on many readers. Clearly the lip-service to greater transparency that followed the financial leak ...
The Laundromat is a name given by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project to a vast money-laundering scheme. Between autumn 2010 and spring 2014 Russian officials and insiders moved billions of dollars into Europe, ...
Tom Devlin, barrister and partner at Stephen Platt and Associates LLP, unpicks recent anti-money laundering scandals in the finance industry. He looks in detail at what went wrong, how word got out, and how the failings ...
A Republican state senator from the Niagara Falls area and his predecessor pleaded not guilty on Thursday in a pair of schemes involving payments to a spouse and a former aide, the latest in a long line of corruption cases to emanate from New York State’s capital.
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.
If you don’t think there is any corruption in Australian politics, then you have no need to worry about the millions of dollars’ worth of corporate donations to political parties.
Agricultural Bank of China (AgBank), the country’s third-biggest lender, said it will spend three years building an anti-money laundering (AML) centre to improve and centralize AML control, according to a statement circulated late on Thursday.