9th June 2016
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has granted an appellate ruling in favor of Panama against Colombia. The ruling pertained to Colombia’s use of high tariffs on imported textiles, clothing, and shoes as part of a plan to address alleged money laundering. Read More
9th June 2016
Some central banks are taking an interest in blockchain as a way to cut the risk of fraud and weed out suspicious transactions Read More
8th June 2016
Singapore said none of the banks in the city-state had received US$3 billion from Goldman Sachs Group Inc related to a bond sale by 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). Read More
8th June 2016
The powerful head of New York City's prison guard union and a hedge fund financier were arrested early on Wednesday morning, the latest fallout from a wide-ranging corruption probe that stretches from the police department to City Hall. Read More
8th June 2016
India has signed up to a scheme to clamp down on tax evasion and corruption launched by Europe’s biggest nations, Britain’s government said on Wednesday. Signatories to the scheme – announced in April by Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain – undertake to give one another free access to information… Read More
8th June 2016
When it comes to the balance between security and privacy, former UK foreign secretary William Hague believes there can be “no absolute right” to privacy for British citizens. In a keynote address to a packed London hall at Infosecurity Europe, Hague spoke about intelligence gathering by spies at GCHQ, the… Read More
8th June 2016
Briefing note to finance minister warns of reputational harm EU decision would have ‘significant negative implications’ Read More
8th June 2016
Barclays, Credit Suisse, UBS, Deutsche Bank to have until July 2017 to submit new plans Read More
8th June 2016
Head of international anti-corruption network Transparency International Jose Carlos Ugas Sanchez Moreno has emphasized that first of all Ukraine needs the political will of the state itself to implement anti-corruption legislation. Read More
8th June 2016
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced today that it has fined Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. $2.25 million and ordered the firm to pay restitution of more than $716,000 to affected customers for selling leveraged, inverse and inverse-leveraged exchange-traded funds (non-traditional ETFs) to retail customers without reasonable supervision, and for recommending non-traditional ETFs that were not suitable. Read More