Anti-money laundering (aml)
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CHARLOTTE, NC – Wachovia has announced a $160 million settlement with US regulators over compliance failings relating to its anti-money laundering (AML) responsibilities under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)....
Romanian authorities have banned European Union carbon emissions allowances (EUA) in the over-the-counter derivatives market to prevent EUA tax fraud, after ruling that these contracts are now clas...
The UK Treasury has warned UK firms about the risks posed by unsatisfactory money-laundering controls in Iran, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, and São Tomé and Príncipe. The Treasury...
LONDON, PARIS & FRANKFURT – Efforts to harmonise anti-money laundering (AML) practices across Europe have made progress, although there are still differences in the way rules are applied, according to...
For three years Norkom’s research has tracked the progress of financial institutions’ fight against crime. This year, that progress has faltered. Budget cuts imposed in the wake of the banking c...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.