10.19.18

Compliance job market shows strength in AML and financial crime as other areas slow

Amid the self-evaluation and manager assessments of the annual performance review season, many compliance professionals consider or ask the question: "am I in a good place, being fairly compensated, or better off elsewhere?"



10.19.18

Money laundering charge stayed for B.C. couple investigated after Halifax Harbour cocaine bust

Less than a month after RCMP in Nova Scotia swore a charge of money laundering against a British Columbia couple, the Crown has entered a stay of proceedings.



10.19.18

Workshop for 'zero tolerance' towards money laundering, terrorism financing

A two-day workshop here on Thursday called for zero tolerance towards money laundering and terrorism financing in the country, adding that developing an effective anti-money laundering/countering financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) risk assessment and compliance framework was need of the time.



10.19.18

Spain Arrested 4 and Seized 115 Properties in Venezuelan Money-Laundering Investigation

Spanish police have arrested a former Venezuelan official and an exiled opposition leader's relative and seized more than 115 properties in a money-laundering investigation into a ring that allegedly bought real estate in Spain with illicit funds from Venezuela.



10.19.18

Swedish bank Nordea accused of money laundering after Danske Bank scandal

Sweden's financial crime unit said on Wednesday it had received a complaint against Scandinavia's biggest bank, Nordea, for alleged money laundering following on from a massive scandal engulfing Danske Bank.



10.18.18

Communist Party detention program 'disappears' more Chinese accused of corruption

Recent news reports about a top Chinese actress and the head of Interpol, the international law enforcement agency, suddenly going missing have proven that no one - not even big celebrities and top government officials - are safe from a black hole of alleged justice operated by China's Communist Party.



10.18.18

Federal Icac: call for anti-corruption body after 'shocking' lack of public trust revealed

The incoming chair of Transparency International Australia has called on the government to urgently address its "shocking" loss of public trust by setting up a federal integrity commission and reducing the influence of lobbying and donations.



10.18.18

Anti-corruption raid targeting far-left leader M?lenchon turns violent

Anti-corruption investigators on Tuesday raided the home and party headquarters of French far-left leader Jean-Luc M?lenchon, who broadcast the raids live from his mobile phone.



10.18.18

Ex-executive gets over year in prison in NY corruption case

A former energy company executive was sentenced Tuesday to 14 months in prison after he admitted giving the spouse of one of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top aides a low-show job.



10.18.18

Second Latin America Regional Brand Protection Summit Promotes Public-Private Cooperation in Anti-Counterfeiting Enforcement

The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) and UL (Underwriters Laboratories) have partnered to host their second Latin America Regional Brand Protection Summit.



10.16.18

Cryptocurrency Thieves On Track To Steal Over $1 Billion In 2018

hTe total value of stolen cryptocurrency is expected to hit over $1 billion by the end of this year, which represents a 350% increase over the amount that was stolen in all of 2017, according to a new research from CipherTrace.



10.16.18

How criminals used Canada's casinos to launder millions

The briefing took place just a few days after David Eby began his new job as British Columbia's attorney general - and it began a warning.



10.16.18

Grant Thornton under CBI lens for 'inflated' valuation of Kingfisher Airlines

Grant Thornton, a leading global tax and advisory firm, is under the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) scanner for its valuation report of Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher AirlinesNSE brand, people with direct knowledge of the matter told ET.



10.16.18

Danske Bank's Culture Of Silence Implodes, Thanks To A Whistleblower

Politics is the art of the possible - of eternal resurrection, for one, with elections often serving as the ritual cleansing by which disgraced politicians imagine themselves being reborn and rinsed of their sins.



10.16.18

Danske Bank's Culture Of Silence Implodes, Thanks To A Whistleblower

Behind Danske Bank's money-laundering scandal was a pervasive culture of silence that flourished despite the fact that many people knew or suspected for years that the bank's Estonian branch was laundering billions of dollars.



10.15.18

The U.S. Needs to Crack Down on White-Collar Crime

What makes Michael Cohen different from other fraudsters? He got caught.



10.15.18

Hong Kong needs standardised privacy laws, improved data sharing protection to combat financial crime more effectively

Financial crime costs global economy US$2.4 trillion annually, but banks and financial institutions are hesitant to share data with regulators, says Refinitiv CEO



10.15.18

Four-member body formed for assets recovery

The federal government has constituted four-member Assets Recovery Committee under the supervision of Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar.



10.15.18

Putin's treatment of his critics is causing problems for Russians in the UK

After the fall of the Soviet Union, London became a favoured bolthole for the emerging Russian oligarchy of state-asset strippers, criminals and assorted "businessmen".



10.15.18

US Lawyers: China Corruption Case Grows Stronger

A corruption case that had already shocked Asia took a surprising turn last month. Patrick Ho, a Chinese citizen and former official of Hong Kong, faces corruption charges in the United States.



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