17th November 2017
17 November 2017 Reporting by Oliver Hirt, Silke Koltrowitz, David Henry, REUTERS Swiss financial markets authority FINMA has found that the Swiss subsidiary of U.S. investment bank JPMorgan (JPM.N) broke anti-money laundering rules, a Swiss court document showed. FINMA ruled on June 30 that JPMorgan Switzerland had “seriously infringed”… Read More
17th November 2017
BBC Theresa May has been told she has two weeks to put more money on the table if the EU is to agree to begin Brexit trade talks before the end of the year. EU Council President Donald Tusk said he was “ready” to move onto the next phase of… Read More
17th November 2017
17 November 2017 By Ahmad Ghaddar, Dmitry Zhdannikov Saudi Arabia’s corruption investigations are linked to a just few individuals and will not hinder investments in the kingdom, its energy minister said on Thursday. Khalid al Falih said the crackdown was way overdue and would also not have any impact on… Read More
17th November 2017
17 November 2017 By by Maria Tsvetkova, REUTERS North Korea has petitioned the Russian parliament to help 3,500 migrant workers from the isolated Asian country stay in Russia despite new U.N. sanctions, the Interfax news agency reported on Friday, citing a Russian lawmaker. Tougher sanctions on North Korea, imposed by… Read More
17th November 2017
By Ahmed Tahir Ajobe, Minna, Daily Trust The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned former Niger State Governor, Dr. Muazu Babaginda Aliyu and Umar Muhammad Nasko, a former commissioner of environment, parks, gardens and forest resources on eight count charges bothering on money laundering and abuse of office… Read More
17th November 2017
By Ed Malyon, Independent A former Argentine football official killed himself on Tuesday, the same day that he was accused of taking bribes during the second day of a Fifa corruption trial that began in New York this week. Jorge Delhon, an executive with the Argentine government’s Football For… Read More
17th November 2017
By Kate Lamb, Guardian The search for Indonesia’s house speaker Setya Novanto, who disappeared after becoming the target of an arrest warrant, came to a dramatic end on Thursday when he was reportedly found unconscious in hospital. The high-profile politician had been on his way to meet anti-corruption investigators when… Read More
16th November 2017
By Akiko Fujita | Hollie Wong, CNBC A year ago, China accounted for 90 per cent of all bitcoin trade. But since Beijing banned initial coin offerings (ICOs) and regulators started to crackdown on bitcoin exchanges in September, another Asian powerhouse has swooped in to embrace the crypto movement. Read More
16th November 2017
By SCMP Washington’s top diplomat on Wednesday said he would not yet push for sanctions against Myanmar over the Rohingya refugee crisis, but he called for a independent investigation into “credible” allegations that soldiers were committing atrocities against the Muslim minority. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was speaking after a… Read More
16th November 2017
By Jon Stone, the Independent Italian journalists have moved to set up a company in the name of a notorious mafia boss headquartered at 10 Downing Street – to illustrate weaknesses in British law they say helps people set up shell companies to launder money across the globe. Reporters at… Read More