Spain has ordered properties to be seized and bank accounts frozen in a money laundering investigation linked to the family
Barcelona player Neymar and his club will stand trial on corruption charges over his transfer from Brazilian team Santos, after losing a final appeal. The case relates to a complaint from Brazilian investment group DIS, which owned 40% of Neymar’s transfer rights.
UK: Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez ‘faces a jail sentence’ after appearing in court tax fraud charges in Spain
Chilean confirmed in court via video link that he cheated Spanish taxman out of almost £900,000 during Barcelona spell.
The Panama Papers scandal of 2016 led to the leaked individuals’ names and associations being scrutinized by governments in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Australia among others, which is unsurprising given that the financial services industry is in the midst of preparing for new stricter regulation to commence.
The Common Reporting Standards regulation, The Fourth Money Laundering Directive, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and Financial Action Task Force recommendations on money laundering that have been proposed and enacted in Europe and the US are intended to strengthen the anti-money laundering (AML) regulatory environment and increase pressure on institutions to comply.
Police in Spain have arrested more than 200 Chinese nationals in a €16m ($17m, £13m) fraud investigation involving call centres run from luxury Spanish villas, officials say.
Investors in a £27m sports betting investment scheme which has now collapsed fear all their money will be lost if the authorities fail to act.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho have avoided paying tax on millions of dollars of earnings by channelling money abroad, according to claims based on a huge document leak.
Supported by Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) and the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), as well as Eurojust and the European Banking Federation (EBF) the second coordinated European Money Mule Action (EMMA) culminated in the arrest of 178 individuals.
Today is the 85th anniversary of the founding of the North Korean army. Amidst concerns that the event might be marked by yet another nuclear missile test, Donald Trump on Monday urged the UN Security Council to ...
In the first of a new series of audio interviews, Amos Wittenberg speaks to Viv Jones of Eversheds Sutherland solicitors about international anti-bribery regimes. Viv wrote recently for KYC360 on Kenya's latest piece of anti-bribery legislation. https://vimeo.com/213859331 Transcript (note this transcript ...
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 ...
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 ...
What exactly is being proposed? A public register of the beneficial owners of UK property held by overseas companies and other legal entities. Beneficial owners of overseas firms involved in central Government procurement would also be ...
AIB’s failure to comply with anti-money laundering reporting procedures was a stain on the lender, chairman Richard Pym has said.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) of the Singapore Police Force will set up
Congressional Republicans’ proposal to replace Dodd-Frank, the Financial Choice Act, received endorsements this week from two major financial players —
The Enforcement Directorate has registered a money laundering case in the Narada ‘sting’ where a number of Trinamool Congress (TMC)