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NEWS 23 October 2015

Law enforcement agencies’ response to money laundering has been weak for a long time
By Azizur Rahman.
The UK’s first money laundering and terrorist financing national risk assessment (NRA), claims that law enforcement agencies’ response to money laundering has been weak for a long time. Read more

NEWS 30 September 2015

Argentina's central bank has ordered HSBC to replace its chief executive in the country for failing to prevent tax evasion and money laundering.
By Azizur Rahman.
In November, Argentina accused the banking giant of helping more than 4,000 clients evade taxes by moving their money to secret Swiss bank accounts. Read more

NEWS 30 September 2015

The world of art has become the latest environment for money laundering, according to financial authorities.
By Azizur Rahman.
Michael Martin, head of the forensic and anti-money-laundering services at Deloitte Luxembourg, told the Art Business Conference in London that art “obviously lends itself to money laundering.” He explained that European financial regulators are starting to clamp down on the art market to make it transparent and reduce its appeal to money launderers. Read more

NEWS 30 September 2015

A company that specializes in expense management software, believes that expenses fraud costs each company tens of thousands of pounds a year.
By Azizur Rahman.
Certify believes that the average cost to companies of expenses fraud is more than £20,000. Read more

NEWS 30 September 2015

Rolls-Royce has been questioned by investigators examining the Brazilian Petrobras scandal.
By Azizur Rahman.
The engineering group came to the attention of Brazilian authorities due to its relationship with a businessman who is alleged to have paid bribes on behalf of Petrobras contractors. Read more

NEWS 30 September 2015

Banking rules designed to prevent money laundering could be relaxed, according to the business secretary.
By Azizur Rahman.
Mr Sajid Javid – a former financier at Deutsche Bank – says he is looking to save business £10 billion by cutting unnecessary red tape. Read more

NEWS 30 September 2015

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has joined the international probe into alleged money laundering involving Malaysian state investment firm 1MDB.
By Azizur Rahman.
According to newspaper reports, the SFO is examining evidence publicised by the editor of a whistleblowing website. Read more

NEWS 30 September 2015

Money transfer giant Western Union is set to invest millions in compliance and monitoring systems to combat fraud and money laundering.
By Azizur Rahman.
Senior figures in the company have declared that it plans to exceed the $250 million a year it currently spends on compliance and money laundering controls. Read more