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Anti-Money Laundering

FATF publishes UK's evaluation report

The world's anti-money-laundering standard-setter has praised the United Kingdom for having a well-developed and robust regime to help it fight money laundering and terrorist finance, but it wants it to strength...

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Jurisdiction Focus

How to replace your lost passport before Brexit

Sick to death of Brexit coverage? Perhaps, but Brexit is likely to be the most disruptive event in financial services since the crisis of 2008. In view of Theresa May's troubles in persuading British politicians...

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Anti-Corruption

The Bribery Act 2010: a short life in review

A little over seven years since the Bribery Act 2010 came into force, a House of Lords select committee chaired by Lord Saville, who conducted the Bloody Sunday Inquiry, is gauging its effectiveness. The committ...

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Anti-Money Laundering

Danske Bank – the AML charges enumerated

The Danish Public Prosecutor for Serious Economic and International Crime (SØIK) has charged Danske Bank ‘preliminarily’ with four counts of contravening the Danish Anti-Money Laundering Act in respect of its Es...

Latest News

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Fines and Punishment

Malaysian attorney general charges Goldman Sachs over 1MDB

Tommy Thomas, the attorney general of Malaysia, has pressed criminal charges against subsidiaries of Goldman Sachs Investment Bank, its senior employees Tim Leissner and Roger Ng Chong Hwa, a former employee of ...

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Anti-Money Laundering

Deadline looms for MLRO appointments at Cayman fund firms

The deadline for notifying the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority of the appointment by a regulated fund of an Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer, Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Deputy MLRO will fal...

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Regulation of Products

Central Bank of Bahrain issues rules for open banking

Bahrain's Central Bank, based in Manama, has published rules which, it hopes, will facilitate the provision of a variety of innovative services for bank customers in that Gulf kingdom....