13th March 2017
In the current deregulatory environment, investment advisers might expect a reprieve from new federal compliance rules. But one exception is the proposal for an anti-money-laundering regulation, which experts believe is likely to become the law of the land, bringing with it a significant new compliance responsibility. A year and a… Read More
10th March 2017
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has begun freezing the accounts of shell companies and investigating certain Mumbai-based bullion dealers suspected to be behind them. Read More
7th March 2017
International sanctions on North Korea have largely failed to curb the country’s expansion of its military and nuclear program or significantly decrease revenues it earns from exports of arms and minerals, according to a comprehensive sanctions report by the United Nations. Read More
7th March 2017
Lawmakers, members of Oregon's law enforcement community and public interest groups on Monday spoke in favor of a bill that would rein in abusive, anonymous companies, but a spokesman for Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson's office said the legislation "still needs significant work." Read More
6th March 2017
North Korean weapons barred by U.N. sanctions ended up in the hands of U.N. peacekeepers in Africa, a confidential report says. Read More
3rd March 2017
North Korea continues to evade UN sanctions designed to prevent its weapons of mass destruction (WMD) development by embedding its agents and intermediaries within the international trading system, according to the latest assessment of the UN Panel of Experts set up to monitor North Korean compliance with international sanctions. Read More
2nd March 2017
Oregon lawmakers will hold a public hearing Monday on a bill designed to rein in abusive, anonymous companies. Read More
1st March 2017
Earlier this month, the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) published its Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs (Evaluation Guidance). Although issued without fanfare, the Evaluation Guidance represents the latest in a series of important communications by the Fraud Section outlining the DOJ’s expectations for effective corporate compliance programs. Read More
28th February 2017
A hair and beauty products company owned by a man who ran what is thought to be a significant ponzi scheme is looking for a new owner. Read More
27th February 2017
Online financial services and lending companies are increasingly being targeted by fraudsters and costing consumers millions of pounds around the world last year alone, according to research. Read More