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Anti-Corruption

HBoS fraud trial brings importance of culture into view

The beginning of February saw the end of one of the largest fraud trials in the UK. It followed a six-year police investigation into a £245 million fraud which culminated in six people, including two former HBoS...

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Regulation of Products

TCC regulatory update: the year so far

In this, the first monthly regulatory round-up by TCC Group, the regulatory consultancy that specialises in 'transforming culture and conduct,' we evaluate the first year in the life of of the Senior Managers an...

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Anti-Corruption

How firms handle ABC risks: a global perspective

Anti-bribery and anti-corruption compliance and enforcement continues to march around the globe, despite an unpredictable political environment in the US. Kroll, the spy firm, has compiled a report on the subjec...

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Anti-Money Laundering

How to manage law enforcement enquiries: an MLRO’s advice

William Price, the group head of Ladbrokes' anti-money laundering department, gave the audience at a recent conference hosted in London by MLROs.com a good grounding in how to deal with law enforcement authoriti...

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Tax

Swiss bankers grapple with CRS reciprocity

The Geneva-based Swiss Private Bankers' Group is concerned about the exchange of account information between national tax authorities in cases where this is not reciprocated and where there is a risk of corrupti...

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Tax

RBC closes Panama Papers accounts

The Royal Bank of Canada has closed 40 accounts in connection with the Panama Papers, having opened 29 offshore companies with the aid of the now-stricken law firm of Mossack Foneca....

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Technology

Singapore and France bolster 'fintech' ties

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has signed co-operative agreements with the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR) and the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) of France to help all p...

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Technology

Ullink tackles MiFID II reporting

Ullink of Eastcheap in the UK is offering financial firms a multi-asset programme to help them comply with the European Union's post-trade transparency rules when they come into force in 2018....