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1 in 5 banks in Asia Pacific says tax evasion will more than double this year despite new rules

One in five banks in the Asia Pacific expects tax evasion in 2017 to increase 100 to 500 per cent over last year’s levels according to a recent poll by data analytics firm Fico. A further one in five senior fraud managers surveyed said they expect the increase to be… Read More

Solomons PM calls for united effort against corruption

The Prime Minister of Solomon Islands is calling for a united effort to combat corruption in the country. Manasseh Sogavare made the comments yesterday as he pledged additional support and resources to the completion of a National Anti-Corruption Strategy by the end of the year. A steering committee providing oversight… Read More

Solomon Islands: SIFIU launches anti-money laundering program

The Solomon Islands Financial Intelligence Unit (SIFIU) finally launched and coordinated another major Anti-money laundering and combating financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) National Risk Assessment (NRA) program that commences Monday this week. The Risk Assessment work may take up to six months to complete and requires the cooperation of both the… Read More