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?
Victims of a fraud which leads them to transfer money to a con-artist are typically losing nearly £3,000 each, new figures show. The cost of so-called authorised push payment fraud has been calculated by UK Finance, ...
The European Council has added three states to the Annex 1 list of non-cooperative jurisdictions, dubbed the EU tax blacklist, saying they have failed to make commitments at ‘a high political level’ to address issues ...
By Amos Wittenberg In the field of NFC readers and facial recognition technology, passports seem a little old hat: delicately constructed, a relic from an ink and paper time. But the documents — or at least the ...
Financial institutions today face scrutiny at an unprecedented level and may be subject to civil and criminal penalties for any wrongdoing, involvement in money laundering schemes and terrorism financing. As a result, FIs are rigorously searching ...
British and Australian authorities have andorsed an agreement to continue working closely on fintech innovation and assisting businesses in the
The European Parliament has announced the appointment of Czech politician Petr Ježek as head of its new financial crime TAX3
France plans to create a legal framework for raising funds via cryptocurrencies and aims to become a leading center for
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy says allegations he received campaign funding from late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are making his