Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister urged the international community to slap fresh sanctions on Iran for its alleged support of terrorism.
A substantial number of compliance officers (about 44 per cent) lack confidence in the anti-money laundering (AML) programmes of their organisations, according to a new report.
Mr Jammeh, thought to now be in Equatorial Guinea, is not the first leader accused of lining his own pockets with state funds. In fact, many have taken far more. Here are some of the worst offenders.
A sexual harassment lawsuit directed at its general manager; a whistle-blower discrimination claim by an ousted compliance officer; a US$215 million fine for failure to check money laundering involving Russia, Yemen and Afghanistan.
A London-based compliance officer looks back at some of the requests he came across and tells KYC360 how he reacted on the occasions he smelt trouble. He did not wish to disclose his name and ...
By Denis O’Connor Even before the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4MLD) had been implemented across all 28 Member States in June 2017, the European Commission proposed substantial amendments to it. This proposal soon became known as the ...
How does the EU 6AMLD measure up? As further measures progress through the Brussels legislative machinery to enhance the fight against anti-money laundering, experts give their verdict on the EU's latest proposals 2017 saw the implementation ...
The United States’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has penalised Deutsche Bank and a trading desk executive after if found that traders and sales people made false and misleading statements while negotiating bond prices. The bank ...
The U.S. Justice Department has reached a $613 million settlement with U.S. Bancorp over charges that it willfully failed to
Switzerland’s financial authority Finma on Friday issued guidance for handling initial coin offerings (ICOs), setting out how it intends to
A South African court has ruled that Absa, a subsidiary of Barclays Africa, will not need to repay loans taken
Vagit Alekperov, the head of Russia’s No.2 oil producer Lukoil, said on Thursday the banks had become more demanding when