HSBC continued to evade Iran sanctions after its 2012 deferred prosecution agreement with the US Department of Justice, Huawei lawyers say in a letter to a New York District Court.
The Department of Home Affairs and AUSTRAC say blockchain has the potential to significantly reduce compliance costs and the regulatory burden imposed on reporting entities.
China Minsheng Bank, China Everbright Bank and Huatai Securities have been fined a combined 52mn yuan for failures in customer identification, transaction reporting and record keeping.
In private communications with banks, OFAC has been blocking usually-permissible payments with any overseas account that officials believe separately handled funds for North Korea.
Malaysia has filed new charges against fugitive financier Jho Low and two PetroSaudi International directors over their alleged roles in the 1MDB scandal.
Every financial institution has a digital transformation agenda. But what does that really mean? In this post, we look at the why, and more importantly, the how of pursuing a Digital KYC model.
The SFC has fined BMI Securities HK$3.7mn and suspended one of its responsible officers for failures to comply with AML/CFT obligations.
1MDB sorely tested principles-based regulation and compliance at Goldman Sachs. But, the bank was likely set up as a victim from the very beginning, says Peter Guy.
The document highlights increased transparency, an improved supervisory framework for FIs, and enhanced operational capabilities as three strategic priorities for the US AML/CFT regime.
A global survey of sanctions professionals reveals a lack of industry awareness of proliferation finance risks, and a lack of focus on this area in compliance programmes.