Topic: Money laundering

“Extraordinarily inconvenienced” – UK politicians ask to loosen AML regulations

Seven members of the UK’s House of Lords have asked the government to relax its anti-money laundering regulations because the rules are personally inconveniencing them.

06 July 2022

Lawyer not immune from prosecution in Odebrecht-linked bribery case

A Brazilian court has ruled that a new law regulating the reach of Brazil’s legal watchdog doesn't protect lawyers from prosecution for their roles in bribery schemes.

06 July 2022

South Australia gambling regulator to review SkyCity casino

01 July 2022

UK politicians: UWOs have been “spectacularly unsuccessful”

A parliamentary committee has concluded that the UK’s underfunded law enforcement agencies have failed to effectively utilise unexplained wealth orders.

30 June 2022

Credit Suisse convicted in Bulgarian money laundering case

The Swiss lender plans to appeal against its conviction for anti-money laundering failures that allowed a Bulgarian gang to run its illicit proceeds through the bank.

27 June 2022

Zondo Commission calls for investigation into South African banks

South Africa’s long-running anti-corruption inquiry has asked the country’s financial intelligence unit to investigate whether lenders have complied with anti-money laundering rules.

24 June 2022

EU court upholds ban on Austrian lender over money laundering concerns

23 June 2022

Austrac reaps rewards of tough enforcement approach

The head of Australia’s anti-money laundering agency has seen widespread compliance improvements after bringing tough enforcement actions against some of the country’s biggest lenders.

23 June 2022

FCA fines Ghana International Bank over anti-money laundering failures

23 June 2022

Lithuanian sentenced to eight years in prison for laundering billions through Danske Bank

23 June 2022

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