Anti-money laundering (aml)
Banks' anti-money-laundering processes will come under scrutiny in the face of tougher sanctions in the Middle East
Two banks under investigation and more could follow in crackdown on inadequate safeguards
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The death of Osama Bin Laden is likely to mean movement of terrorist assets, which means banks must be on their guard, says Logica director
New Zealand's central bank carries out sector risk assessment to help firms comply with the NZ Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act
Banks must be aware of the sources of clients' funds as unrest continues in Middle East
Insurers complain FATF standards too focused on banks
Transaction will see Norkom work with 2008 acquisition, Detica
Leaked wire from US embassy in Berlin says Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel was furious at German MEPs' decision to reject Swift data sharing deal with United States
FATF moves to attack Argentina for lack of progress in AML; while Hong Kong acts to shore-up deficiences reported in 2008
Fight and flight
HSBC's North American arm accused of deficiencies in compliance
Bank's North American arm ordered to improve compliance systems; might still face financial penalty.
Banks must think strategically instead of tactically; committing to the long haul to fight financial crime
European banks more worried about OFAC than local regulators
Comments period of proposed Fincen regulation finishes amid a torrent of criticism
Admits is is likely to face enforcement action
UK regulator issues large fine after banks fail to implement monitoring systems
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