UK Regulators May Spotlight Crooked Politicians In Money Laundering Guidance


LONDON -- There may be a good argument for Britain making its anti-money laundering rules for banks more specific in the case of "foreign potentates" who plunder their countries. So Oliver Page, director of the Financial Services Authority's (FSA's) complex groups division, told bankers in January.

He said the FSA would decide the issue in the light of lessons learned from its still-to-be-completed investigation into UK banks' handling of funds linked to the late Nigerian ruler Sani Abacha and

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