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?
This article was written by Natasha Reurts for the Bright Line Law Portal, and is republished here with BLL's permission. In March of this year, the UK government announced the introduction of a new anti-money laundering ...
KYC360 speaks to Dennis Lormel, former Chief of the Financial Crimes and Terrorist Financing sections of the FBI. Mr Lormel was serving at the time of the 9/11 attacks, and helped shape the way banks, ...
What exactly is a tax haven? As far as we are aware, there is no universally accepted definition. Typically, the term is used to describe a jurisdiction that offers favorable tax or other conditions. It ...
As regulatory compliance initiatives move toward utilizing machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), what effect might the increased efficacy of AML programs have on developing nations and small financial players without large compliance budgets? More ...
This article first appeared on LinkedIn and is republished here with the author's permission. I admit it, several of my friends launder money, and yours do to. The four cases below show just how easy it ...
Bhutan — the tiny Himalayan kingdom nestled between China and India — now writes an anti-corruption story unlike any I
Shell companies have been called the “getaway cars” of corruption. In some jurisdictions, including the United States, individuals can easily
The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) has closed five distillery plants in Arusha Region for alleged tax evasion. The TRA’s Manager
US lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday to strengthen sanctions against the Hezbollah terror group. The proposed law, which is an