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UK Financial Conduct Authority Reports On Enforcement Activity
The latest enforcement statistics released by the UK Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") show that the regulator is investigating more firms and individuals than ever in relation to an ever expanding
25 Jul 2019
Anti-Money Laundering: Law Commission Proposes Reforms To The SARs Regime
On 18 June 2019, the Law Commission published its report on reform of the UK's anti-money laundering ("AML") and terrorist financing ("CTF") regime.
United States
17 Jul 2019
UK Financial Services Regulators Lay Down A Marker On Money Laundering In The Capital Markets
In a report published on 10 June, the Financial Conduct Authority has set out its assessment of the money laundering risks and vulnerabilities in the capital markets.
1 Jul 2019
Former Hong Kong Government Official Convicted Of FCPA And International Money Laundering Crimes In Connection With African Bribery Schemes
A sentencing hearing is scheduled before U.S. District Court Judge Loretta A. Preska on March 19, 2019.
18 Dec 2018
UK Court Dismisses First Challenge To New AML Powers
The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) has successfully defended the first challenge to its new power to require individuals to explain how they have acquired assets which it suspects may represent the proceeds of crime.
11 Oct 2018
FCPA Conviction Highlights DOJ's Continued Focus On Individual Enforcement
The DOJ secured an important victory for its FCPA enforcement efforts on July 27, 2017, when a Manhattan jury found Chinese billionaire Ng Lap Seng guilty on six counts related to a bribery scheme.
United States
2 Aug 2017
Hong Kong Proposes Enhanced AML Obligations For Professionals And Beneficial Owner Registries For Hong Kong Companies
The Hong Kong Government has recently proposed to expand its AML laws. This is expected to assist Hong Kong in keeping pace with AML developments in other financial centers...
Hong Kong
17 Feb 2017
Enforcement Trends: Sanctions And International Risk (Transcript)
In this podcast we're going to discuss the sanctions environment.
11 Jan 2017
Anti-Corruption Laws And Other International Risks – What It Means For The Real Estate Industry And How To Protect Against Risks
Bribery, money laundering, and sanctions are key international risk areas for any global business, particularly those investing or operating in high-risk jurisdictions and industries.
United States
12 Aug 2016
What's In The Envelope? Do You Need To Worry?
Real estate investment involves many risks that real estate investment managers and owners are familiar with.
20 Jun 2016
FinCEN Issues Customer Due Diligence Rules And Amends AML Program Rules
The changes made by the Release are summarized below. The compliance date for all of the Release's changes is May 11, 2018.
United States
10 Jun 2016
NCA And HMRC To Lead Taskforce To Investigate The Panama Papers
From early 2015, 11.5 million documents belonging to a Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca, were provided to a German newspaper, Süddeutsche Zeitung, who shared them with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
16 May 2016
The Future Of Chinese Enforcement: From Corruption To AML?
On February 17, 2016, the Spanish headquarters of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ("ICBC") were raided by Europol officers and Spanish law enforcement authorities...
4 Mar 2016
U.S. Issues Orders Requiring Identification Of All-Cash Buyers Of High-End Residential Real Estate
On January 13, 2016, the U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") announced that it will temporarily require U.S. title insurance companies to disclose the identity of the beneficial owners of shell companies...
United States
22 Jan 2016
Eleventh Circuit Upholds The U.S. DOJ’s Expansive Approach To Anti-Corruption Enforcement
Haiti Teleco controlled a monopoly on landline telephone services in Haiti, and Duperval was responsible for negotiating and awarding telecommunications contracts with the company's foreign customers.
United States
23 Feb 2015
Online Currency Exchange Alleged To Have Laundered Billions For Criminal Enterprises Around The World
In a three-count indictment unsealed on May 28, 2013, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York alleged that the owners, founders and managers at Liberty Reserve, an online currency exchange, conspired to launder six billion dollars over the last seven years.
United States
6 Jun 2013
Federal Jury Finds Lindsey Manufacturing Defendants Guilty On All Counts For FCPA Violations
In the closely watched trial of U.S. v. Lindsey Manufacturing Co., a federal jury has found the defendants guilty on all counts of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
United States
24 May 2011
Federal Jury Finds "Lindsey Manufacturing" Defendants Guilty On All Counts For FCPA Violations
In the closely watched trial of "U.S. v. Lindsey Manufacturing Co.", a federal jury has found the defendants guilty on all counts of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
United States
19 May 2011
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