10.10.18

Guatemala's former vice-president jailed for 15 years on corruption charges

Roxana Baldetti was found guilty of fraud for involvement in a bogus multimillion-dollar scheme to clean up a contaminated lake



10.10.18

Europe's money laundering pandemic revealed - 90% of biggest banks fined

Money laundering is a pan-European problem, with 90% of the continent's biggest banks having been sanctioned for money laundering offences, new research by anti-money laundering (AML) experts Fortytwo Data shows.



10.10.18

FATF begins assessment of anti-money laundering steps

Pakistan on Monday reported strengthening of its legal and institutional framework to curb terror financing and money laundering when a visiting delegation of global experts began third 'on-site inspection' of its commitment with Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF).



10.10.18

Corruption cannot just be legislated away

Government must focus more on reducing discretionary controls, simplifying processes and promoting transparency



10.10.18

High marks for Duterte's anti-corruption drive

This, even as a group of tobacco farmers is asking Congress to look into the alleged anomalous construction of the Farmer's Convention Center (FCC) up north.



10.09.18

Five Ways to Cut Your Anti-Corruption Due Diligence Costs in Half

We have been doing due diligence for close to a decade. First were larger due diligences involving anti-corruption issues while working at large firms.



10.09.18

Iran's parliament votes to combat financing of terrorism

The bill paves the way for Iran to join a UN convention to combat money laundering and the funding of terrorism.



10.09.18

Here's How the European Union Can Fight Money Laundering

And possibly find a way to work around America's sanctions.



10.09.18

Three Hong Kong players charged under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

kong Kong's Irfan Ahmed, Nadeem Ahmed and Haseeb Amjad have been charged for breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.



10.09.18

Police warn of financial online scam

The RCIPS Financial Crime Unit issued a warning Monday advising the public of an online scam conducted using Facebook Messenger, and possibly other social media, where victims have received messages and phone calls through Facebook Messenger.



10.08.18

MPs demand explanation for not investigating 'Russian money laundering'

The National Crime Agency must explain why it failed to investigate allegations of "credible" Russian money laundering, a joint letter from two MPs has claimed.



10.08.18

Malaysia ex-PM's wife pleads not guilty to money laundering

The wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najjib Razak pleaded not guilty Thursday to laundering illegal proceeds linked to the graft scandal at the 1MDB state investment fund that led to her husband's shocking electoral loss.



10.08.18

Interpol President Is Detained by China and Has Quit His Post

The Chinese Communist Party announced late Sunday that the missing president of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, was under investigation on "suspicion of violating the law" and was "under the supervision" of an anticorruption watchdog tied to the party.



10.08.18

PM Imran Khan promises 'whistleblower' law to fight corruption

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday promised a new law that will reward whistleblowers who help nab corrupt officials and politicians.



10.08.18

Corruption isn't a Kiwi value so let's not bring it here

Long story short, an Auckland Council building inspector was on the site of a new home build on Auckland's North Shore. The developer was a new New Zealander and the entire build team comprised immigrant labour.



10.05.18

Senate Democrats call for federal investigation into money laundering in luxury real estate

The Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has been looking into whether foreign buyers are using shell companies to buy luxury U.S. real estate in order to launder money for almost three years, but two Democratic senators want the government to do more to figure out how much criminal activity is prevalent in these deals.



10.05.18

Money laundering and backlogs dent ING's image as tech leader

Since taking charge of ING Group in 2013, Chief Executive Officer Ralph Hamers has labored to make it the most digitally advanced lender in Europe. His motto: disrupt yourself before a competitor does it first.



10.05.18

Swedbank says its anti-money laundering procedures not being investigated

Sweden's Swedbank said on Thursday that there were no ongoing investigations into its anti-money laundering procedures, a day after its shares slumped on worries about cross-border transactions by banks in Estonia.



10.05.18

Danske money laundering scandal widens with DOJ inquiry

Denmark's biggest lender released a report last month showing the branch handled 200 billion euros ($230 billion) in transactions - 10 times Estonia's GDP - between 2007 and 2015.



10.05.18

The Serious Fraud Office: priorities, powers and predictions post-ENRC

We explore the impact on the SFO of the Court of Appeal's recent decision on privilege, summarise its priorities, recap its powers and offer our predictions on enforcement.



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