The US sanctions programme, an extension of the nation’s foreign policy, is given bite by the dominance of the US dollar in global finance, America’s stranglehold on the parts and software that are essential in technology products, and the size of the largest consumer market on earth.
A Ukrainian lawmaker accused Monday Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, of trying to hide and launder a US$750,000 consultancy payment he received from the disgraced former president Viktor Yanukovych.
Article – Dramatic Kenyan bribery law underscores the new reality: Washington and London have no monopoly on talking tough
Many compliance professionals have traditionally used the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 1977 (USA) and the Bribery Act 2010 (UK) as their lodestar for designing anti-bribery systems and responses.
Dramatic Kenyan bribery law underscores the new reality: Washington and London have no monopoly on talking tough
Kenya’s new Bribery Act, which pairs onerous obligations with severe penalties, may mark the start of a new era in which developing countries pass and enforce anti-bribery laws that are far more stringent than those in “traditional” compliance jurisdictions.
North Korea has nothing to fear from any US move to broaden sanctions aimed at cutting it off from the global financial system and will pursue “acceleration” of its nuclear and missile programmes, a Pyongyang envoy told Reuters on Tuesday.
U.S. banks should not cut ties with foreign clients over money- laundering worries unless officials have concrete cause for concern, a leading U.S. regulator is telling staff and lenders.
Finance leaders of the world’s top economies have agreed to review banking rules, but this does not automatically mean hard-fought financial market regulation will be rolled back, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann told Reuters on Sunday.
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is being scrutinised by a government audit, alongside a number of other agencies focused on preventing scams and economic crime. According to the Financial Times the FCA is one of a ...
The United States has blacklisted nearly all Latin American countries for money laundering in 2017. InSight Crime explores why this is the case, and discusses some of the achievements and failings of regional anti-money-laundering efforts ...
Business pressure to weaken bribery laws and government’s inability to focus on non-Brexit issues are also concerns, says group.
Crime gangs are exploiting corruption at European borders to smuggle vast quantities of illicit goods, a new report warns.
As part of the EU, the UK has to adhere to the Anti-Money Laundering Directive which is looking at transparency of trusts – but not for much longer.
Three units of London-based Barclays Plc have been penalized by Australia’s securities regulator for failing to tell clients they didn’t hold local financial services licenses and instead were regulated overseas.