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.
Ashkelon Mayor Itamar Shimoni and some of his top lieutenants were indicted in the Tel Aviv District Court on Tuesday for bribery, money laundering and a slew of other crimes involving more than NIS 1 million related to efforts to obtain hush money to pay two women in exchange for their silence about sex crimes Shimoni allegedly committed against them.
How do terrorists move money? This article examines six of the most widely used methods: cash couriers, informal transfer systems (e.g. hawala), money service businesses, formal banking, false trade invoicing, and high value commodities.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he will bring up renewed sanctions on Iran when he meets with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House next month, citing a reported testing of a ballistic missile by the Islamic Republic.
Officers seen arriving at official residence of Israeli prime minister, who has accused his perceived enemies of ‘an attempted coup’.
The Israeli Tax Authority has put forward a draft tax guideline on how to treat Bitcoin. The announcement on the 11 January 2017 in their official publication sets out these proposed guidelines.
Roni Alsheich says he believes police will transfer the material for the prosecution to decide within next few weeks, adding that disagreements with the prosecution center around interpretation of evidence.
The latest corruption scandal against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could be the one that finally ousts him from power
The Netanyahus are no stranger to controversy over their lifestyle, who finances it and how they treat their employees.
Israeli media have reported the existence of an audiotape that is increasing pressure on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is facing an inquiry into corruption allegations.
Campaigners have frequently branded the UK a world money-laundering hotspot, citing the 'terrifying' scale of illicit funds that make their way through the City of London. Is this fair? What is the UK Government doing to ...
Tom Devlin interviews Sam Thampapillai, associate in the financial services disputes and investigations group at Eversheds Sutherland. Sam has focused his recent work on developing technologies and financial crime. In this video he focuses on Blockchain, offering an ...
In late November, Jay Clayton was called by a longtime client seeking advice for how the Trump administration should tackle scaling back rules on Wall Street. Mr. Clayton, a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP who ...
The old Ottoman Empire had the most direct way of going about these things. When the old sultan died, his successor would seize all his brothers and half-brothers, slit their throats and dump their corpses ...
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.