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Refereeing Football: The EU’s Yellow Card on Money Laundering

Professional football clubs and players’ agents will be required to report suspicious transactions to the police or face criminal sanctions,… Read More

Deutsche Bank to Pay $16.2 Million in `Princeling’ Bribery Case

Deutsche Bank AG will pay $16.2 million to settle a U.S. regulator’s allegations that it hired relatives of overseas government officials to win business, making it the latest firm ensnared in a scandal that rocked Wall Street and sparked years-long investigations. The hiring, which lasted from at least 2006… Read More

Qatar-controlled bank investigated by UK over money laundering

The UK’s finance watchdog is investigating a British Qatari- controlled bank that has been acting as a platform for extremists’ interests in Europe. The British-registered, Qatari state controlled bank Al Rayan, is being investigated over its money laundering controls. The bank told shareholders that its “anti-money laundering processes and controls… Read More