Topic: Money laundering

NatWest faces further scrutiny over AML controls

The Isle of Man’s financial services regulator has referred NatWest’s offshore banking arm to its enforcement division following a recent money laundering and counter-terrorist financing controls inspection.

01 August 2022

Deutsche Bank settles German money laundering investigation

22 July 2022

Three men indicted for bribery, money laundering linked to Ecuadorian insurance companies

The charges are the latest in a DOJ investigation into Ecuadorian state-owned insurance companies, Seguros Sucre and Seguros Rocafuerte.

20 July 2022

Former Venezuela treasurer fails to get money laundering charges thrown out

A Florida federal judge said he was not “persuaded” by a Houston federal judge's decision to dismiss separate bribery cases on jurisdictional grounds.

18 July 2022

FCA issues largest cum-ex-linked penalty

The UK’s financial regulator handed a £2 million penalty to a London brokerage that entered administration in January after carrying out nearly £80 billion of suspected cum-ex trades for its clients.

15 July 2022

Two financial asset managers charged with money laundering related to Venezuelan bribery scheme

The DOJ charged two financial asset managers for their alleged role in a scheme to launder an estimated $1.2 billion in funds corruptly obtained from Venezuela’s state oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA).

13 July 2022

Reuters: Binance allowed Iranian trades despite US sanctions and internal ban

12 July 2022

Swiss NGO reports UBS over alleged DRC money laundering breaches

11 July 2022

“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

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Brazil

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

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