11.21.18

The right to protection from corruption

Corruption is bad because it undermines justice and always results in unfair treatment of people.



11.21.18

Canada's Government Urges For Cryptocurrency Regulation Amid Money Laundering Concerns

Every country around the world is figuring out how to handle cryptocurrency, though a mutual fear among many of these nations is how to protect their citizens from becoming a cyber-attack statistic.



11.21.18

New rules for housing developers to prevent money laundering

Housing developers will bear more responsibilities and duties to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing from happening in the real estate sector under a Bill passed in Parliament yesterday.



11.21.18

Clamping down on money laundering

IN SEPTEMBER this year, the CEO of Danske Bank resigned from his post after a report revealed that up to US$230 billion may have been laundered through its Estonia branch over a nine-year period.



11.21.18

Brazil anti-corruption officials to get key government posts

Brazil's incoming justice and security minister Sergio Moro announced Tuesday he was recruiting part of his team from the massive "Car Wash" anti-corruption probe that snared former leftist president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.



11.20.18

British Columbia makes another attempt at money-laundering crackdown

Casinos in Canada, in particular in British Columbia, have been reeling from the fallout of a money-laundering scandal that has now spanned more than three years - and counting.



11.20.18

Tougher penalties against money laundering, terrorism financing passed in Parliament

Individuals and companies involved in money laundering and terrorism financing will face stiffer penalties, after Parliament passed the Serious Crimes and Counter Terrorism (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill on Monday (Nov 19).



11.20.18

Autodesk CEO: Blockchain Can Stem Corruption in Construction Industry

American software corporation Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost said that blockchain could fight corruption in the construction industry, finance and investment news outlet the Australian Financial Review reported Nov. 19.



11.20.18

Haiti: Six killed in anti-corruption protests

Thousands of demonstrators demand trial over alleged misuse of $3.8bn in public funds from Venezuelan oil programme.



11.20.18

S Africa damaged by top-level corruption - ex-minister

Inquiry focusing on whether South Africa's Gupta family illegally influenced political decisions



11.19.18

Matthew Whitaker and the Corruption of Justice

The real question isn't whether the acting attorney general's appointment is lawful, but whether it is part of a broader attempt to subvert the rule of law.



11.19.18

The future of cash is Blockchain

Blockchain is a proven technology whose uses are just getting discovered. And it can solve a big problem that developing countries face. Here is an idea whose time has come.



11.19.18

Fresh sanctions on Iran are already choking off medicine imports, economists say

New U.S. sanctions on Iranian financial firms, including a bank that until recently handled most payments for Iran's imports of humanitarian goods, are having a chilling effect on foreign companies that help supply medicine and other medical products, economic analysts say.



11.19.18

Danske's Cast of Characters Steps Into the Limelight

The general public is about to get a much closer look at some of the key protagonists attached to the Danske Bank A/S money laundering scandal.



11.19.18

Brexit news: May banks on Barclay and Rudd in crisis reshuffle

Mr Barclay, who has been a loyal junior member of Mrs May's government, was a surprise replacement for Dominic Raab, who quit over the draft "divorce" deal. But the role has been downgraded, with Mrs May taking control of final negotiations.



11.17.18

'El Chapo' Defense Puts Spotlight on Alleged Mexico Corruption

Defense lawyers for former Sinaloa Cartel kingpin "El Chapo" have alleged that two of Mexico's presidents accepted millions of dollars in bribes - unverified accusations that are hotly denied, but which put Mexico's government in an uncomfortable position and are likely to become a recurring theme during the trial.



11.17.18

EU on Corruption: Romania "Backtracks," Bulgaria Progresses

The European Commission castigated Romania for regressing in its anti-graft reforms, but generally praised Bulgaria for meeting its commitments in two separate annual reports on the administration of justice released Tuesday.



11.17.18

Only Criminals Can Clean Up Argentina's Corruption

In August, Argentina's leading newspaper, La Naci?n, published an explosive report on public corruption.



11.17.18

Man, 45, and woman, 44, arrested in connection with money laundering of HK$620 million

A Hong Kong bank account was found to have been used to collect and launder HK$620 million (US$79.1 million) taken in scams in seven months this year, police said on Tuesday following the arrest of a local businessman and his female business partner.



11.17.18

Taiwan Seeks Jump From Worst to First in Anti-Money Laundering

Officials in Taiwan hoping that international monitors will this week upgrade its rating for anti-money laundering may have to thank one of its worst corporate scandals of the past decade for the achievement.



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