16th February 2017
America’s largest banks are to propose a complete overhaul of how financial institutions investigate and report potential criminal activity, arguing that rules imposed in the years after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks and strengthened during the Obama administration are onerous and ineffective, sources said. The Clearing House, a trade association… Read More
16th February 2017
Corruption in government – from conflict of interest and trading in influence, to graft and bribes – is nothing new. But measures taken to effectively fight it are. We published a report this month, for example, which pointed out that in spite of the commendable progress made in recent years… Read More
15th February 2017
Cabral's disastrous administration is widely regarded as the main reason why Rio de Janeiro had to declare a state of financial emergency in 2016. Read More
15th February 2017
Senate Democrats on Tuesday enlisted Janet L. Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, as an expert witness against Republican plans to roll back postcrisis financial regulations. Read More
14th February 2017
Politicians agree to public vote following mass protests and international concern over plans to water down anti-graft legislation. Read More
14th February 2017
The US has imposed sanctions on the new vice-president of Venezuela, accusing him of involvement in international drug trafficking. Read More
13th February 2017
An investigation into a construction firm sparks allegations of bribes from Panama to Peru. Read More
13th February 2017
As VK Sasikala escalates a bid to become Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister, public unease against her possible ascension is rising - in part fuelled by her business interests and that of her family. Read More
13th February 2017
Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong has been questioned for a second time as a suspect in South Korea's biggest political corruption scandal. Read More
13th February 2017
China will not return to old capital controls or go backwards on its foreign exchange management policy, the head of China’s foreign exchange regulator said in an interview with financial newspaper China Business News on Monday. Pan Gongsheng also said that the country had ample foreign exchange reserves, and volatility… Read More