18th May 2017
As the threat of money laundering and terrorism becomes clearer, regulators and industry are working more closely together to confront the threat in a united manner. But what role does the financial services industry need to play? At the recent ANZ Financial Crime Forum, bluenotes sat down with Paul Jevtovic,… Read More
17th May 2017
“As you know the multiple forms of money laundering deprive our country of tens of billions of dollars that could build our nations and reduce the level of poverty of our people” Mrs. Sirleaf said on Saturday, 13 May at the Central Bank of Liberia or CBL. Mrs. Sirleaf was… Read More
17th May 2017
Guyana being named by the United States as a “major money laundering” nation comes as no surprise, according to Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo, who yesterday laid the blame on government, which he said has failed to put the support mechanisms in place. Jagdeo was adamant that the PPP/C, while in… Read More
17th May 2017
Iran’s money and credit council will discuss a new regulation on the country’s financial policies to fight money laundering and terrorist financing in the coming days, a senior Iranian banker said. Governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Valiollah Seif has said that the new regulation on the country’s financial… Read More
17th May 2017
The Trump administration has imposed a new round of sanctions on five people and five companies in Syria, the U.S. Treasury Department announced Tuesday. In a statement, the department cited Syria’s “relentless attacks on civilians” as grounds for the sanctions. A day earlier, the Trump administration accused Syria’s Assad regime… Read More
KYC360's Tom Devlin interviews Simon Gaudion, Director of the Enforcement Division at the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. Read More
16th May 2017
A federal judge demanded more answers on Monday about Rudolph Giuliani’s efforts to get U.S. charges dropped against a wealthy Turkish businessman, zeroing in on the former New York City mayor’s ties to President Donald Trump as a potential conflict that could disqualify him from the case. U.S. District Judge… Read More
16th May 2017
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Jaime Klima has been named Chief Counsel to Chairman Jay Clayton. As Chief Counsel, Ms. Klima will be senior legal and policy adviser, and will coordinate the rulemaking agenda of the Commission.  She will also serve as the Chairman’s representative on the… Read More
16th May 2017
Investigators looking into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia will be able to pursue leads by tapping into a huge database of suspicious financial transactions maintained by the federal government. Under the Bank Secrecy Act, financial institutions operating in the U.S. are supposed to inform the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes… Read More
16th May 2017
Norbert Walter-Borjans has been busy turning himself into the public scourge of German tax cheats and foreign tax havens. Having already riled Switzerland by buying CDs with stolen bank account data – and then accusing the Alpine state of spying on his tax offices – North Rhine-Westphalia’s finance minister criticized… Read More