Halfway through Buhari’s term, what progress has been made in fighting corruption and other economic crimes?
SPECIAL REPORT: DISCONTINUANCE OF THE 500 EURO NOTE – GOOD NEWS FOR THE FIGHT AGAINST ORGANISED CRIME AND TERRORISM?
On 4 May 2016, the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) decided to discontinue the production and issuance of the EUR 500 banknote. Rob Wainwright, Director of Europol, considers whether this decision represents good news for the fight against organised crime and terrorism.
Special Report: Sovereign Wealth Funds – Will 1MDB and the Panama Papers lead to greater transparency in the government investment sector?
As scrutiny around governments’ investments increases following the 1MDB saga and the release of the Panama Papers, will SWFs, governments, or national regulators be persuaded of the need for a wide-ranging drive towards greater transparency?
The Council of the European Union has adopted new rules aimed at combating money laundering and terrorism financing across the bloc following an agreement with the European Parliament in December. Dubbed the Fifth EU Anti-Money Laundering ...
The Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority have jointly fined Barclays chief Jes Staley £642,430 for attempting to identity a whistleblower. Regulators found Staley had “failed to act with due skill, care and diligence” when ...
HSBC has completed a live trade finance transaction using a blockchain platform, a development it said is an ‘industry first.’ The blockchain-based transaction involved a bulk shipment of soyabeans from Argentina to Malaysia, moved through commodity ...
By Richard Parlour Topolcany Castle in the Slovak Republic is often acknowledged to be one of the best examples of mediaeval castle architecture anywhere in the world. It was built on the classic three lines of defence ...
The European Commission has announced the revival of legislation that will enable EU firms to trade with Iran despite US
A former Barclays (BARC.L) trader on trial in London on charges he conspired to rig Euribor interest rates said on
Latvia’s new anti-money laundering chief pledged on Thursday to improve control of financial crime, urging the Baltic state’s banks to
Lloyds Banking Group is looking to roll out a new scheme to combat money muling and also return money to