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International news & developments - August 2017

 

UK Region

UK Home Office publishes plans for sanctions post-Brexit

Financial Conduct Authority publishes paper on emerging technologies and their role in the AML compliance landscape 

Identity Theft at epidemic levels, warns Cifas 

Accounting watchdog hands PwC largest ever fine

‘That was chilling’: Ten years since the financial crash

Financial Services needs to radically rethink crime protection and prevention

Trafficking victims found in remote Scottish communities

New technologies and anti-money laundering compliance report from the FCA

British American Tobacco investigated by Serious Fraud Office

British man charged over Lloyds and Barclays cyberattacks


EMEA Region

In Nigeria, paying a bribe is a quotidian, factored-in expense

Machine learning, artificial intelligence and robo-advisers: The future of finance?

Belgium named most lenient on money laundering in the EU

Brother of Iranian president arrested on financial crimes charges

FATF publishes mutual evaluation of Denmark

 

APAC Region

Commonwealth Bank accused of money laundering and terrorism-financing breaches 

The FinTech revolution: A perspective from Asia

Tawain looking to reform after money laundering failures

Samsung chief jailed for bribery

 

US Region

New Report: Anti-Money Laundering Efforts Near Failure 

FinCEN Targets Shell Companies Purchasing Luxury Properties in Seven Major Metropolitan Areas 

DEA Investigations Lead to Largest Treasury Kingpin Designation Against Mexican Cartel

Man Charged for His Role in Creating the Kronos Banking Trojan


LATAM Region

Ex-Honduran cabinet official pleads guilty in U.S. money laundering case

Rocked by corruption, Brazil begins building towards a transparent future

New financial sanctions imposed on Venezuela 

Uruguayan marijuana businesses face banking hurdles 


Misc.

2017 Basel Index released

How hackers are targeting the shipping industry

 

 

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