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United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Syria

Today, U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator...

Volkswagen: Address Uyghur Forced Labor

(Berlin) – Volkswagen should inform shareholders at...

Syrian Officials Convicted of Crimes Against Humanity in France

French judges convicted three Syrian senior officials...

Money Laundering

Federal Council’s AML Framework Update

On 22 May 2024, the Federal Council adopted a proposal to enhance the anti-money laundering (AML) framework, which will be submitted to Parliament. This initiative aims to bolster Switzerland's financial and business integrity and competitiveness by introducing a federal register of beneficial owners and...

RZOLUT Partners with IDVerse to Bring Robust & Integrated Identity Verification and AML Data Solutions to Global Markets

We are excited to announce a major milestone in our journey towards becoming the leading provider of AML and related datasets for the global risk and compliance industry. Our partnership with IDVerse combines fully...

AUSTRAC and SkyCity agree to proposed $67 million penalty

SkyCity Adelaide Pty Ltd (SkyCity) and AUSTRAC have filed joint submissions with the Federal Court of Australia, proposing a $67 million penalty over the casino’s contravention of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (AML/CTF...

Hong Kong: Court of Final Appeal upholds Hong Kong Police’s No Consent Regime

In brief On 10 April 2024, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA), Hong Kong’s highest court, delivered its judgment in Tam Sze Leung & Ors v Commissioner of Police  HKCFA 8, affirming the validity of...

Money Laundering

Federal Council’s AML Framework Update

On 22 May 2024, the Federal Council adopted a proposal to enhance the anti-money laundering (AML) framework, which will be submitted to Parliament. This initiative aims to bolster Switzerland's financial and business integrity and competitiveness by introducing a federal register of beneficial owners and...

RZOLUT Partners with IDVerse to Bring Robust & Integrated Identity Verification and AML Data Solutions to Global Markets

We are excited to announce a major milestone in our journey towards becoming the leading provider of AML and related datasets for the global risk and compliance industry. Our partnership with IDVerse combines fully...

AUSTRAC and SkyCity agree to proposed $67 million penalty

SkyCity Adelaide Pty Ltd (SkyCity) and AUSTRAC have filed joint submissions with the Federal Court of Australia, proposing a $67 million penalty over the casino’s contravention of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (AML/CTF...

USA
Events: 10,500 events
Fines: USD290 Bn
Imprisonment: 1,245,000 months
Entities (including individuals and organizations): 17K

UK
Events: 1,750 events
Fines: USD18 Bn
Imprisonment: 150,000 months
Entities: (including individuals and organizations): 3K

India
Events: 510 events
Fines: USD45 Mn
Imprisonment: 3,800 months
Entities: (including individuals and organizations): 400

South Africa
Events: 120 events
Fines: USD32 Mn
Imprisonment: 20,090 months
Entities: (including individuals and organizations): 190

Screening

IDAHOT 2024: freedom and equal rights in Europe | News item

Together with the Council of Europe, the Netherlands is hosting the European IDAHOT+ Forum in The Hague from 14 to 16 May. The forum is an important conference on the position and human...

AMLYZE and Plumery Join Forces to Redefine FinTech: Fusion of Cutting-Edge Anti-Financial Crime Tech with Next-Gen Digital Banking

AMLYZE, a distinguished RegTech specializing in combating financial crimes, and Plumery, a leading provider of digital banking solutions, have announced a strategic partnership. This collaboration aims to reshape the FinTech landscape by integrating...

ESG

Singapore: Climate-related disclosures and the ESG landscape in Asia Pacific

Rising investor expectations have spurred a global push for publicly listed companies (PLCs) to disclose comprehensive sustainability information. As a result, regulatory bodies worldwide are either mandating or strongly recommending the issuance of sustainability reports by PLCs, focusing on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors. The integration of ESG disclosures with financial reporting enables investors to more accurately evaluate the financial outlook and management effectiveness of PLCs, a trend strongly supported by regulators. This article, written in collaboration with Anthesis, takes a look at: An explanation of the upcoming mandatory Singapore Climate-Related Disclosure (CRD) standards, which are based on the International Sustainability Standards Boards S1 and S2 standards A comparison of the proposed CRD...

Crypto

DCE Compliance with Australian Sanctions: Key Advisories

The Australian Sanctions Office (ASO) in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade advises Digital Currency Exchanges (DCEs) on their obligations under Australian sanctions laws. DCEs must comply with these laws, as well...

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Fraud, Bribery & Corruption

Former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe Charged in Witness Tampering Case

Former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe was charged on Friday in a protracted witness tampering...

Peruvian President’s Brother Arrested in Major Corruption Scandal

Peruvian President Dina Boluarte's brother, Nicanor Boluarte, has been arrested for allegedly participating in a corruption network. Prosecutors claim that Nicanor Boluarte leveraged powers given by his sister to allocate funds to regional leaders...

Regulations

Big 4 Corner

Sanctions

Sanctions Notice – Somalia — GFSC

Please be advised that the following persons: Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir (Group ID: 16500) Mohamed Mohamud Mire (Group ID: 16502) Mohamed Omar Mohamed...

Human Rights

Volkswagen: Address Uyghur Forced Labor

(Berlin) – Volkswagen should inform shareholders at its May...

Syrian Officials Convicted of Crimes Against Humanity in France

French judges convicted three Syrian senior officials for their...

Assistant Secretary Noyes Travels to Colombia

Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and...

The World Cannot Afford Delays to Anti-Deforestation Rules

Several EU member states are gathering in Madrid this...

AI / ML

Scientists use generative AI to answer complex questions in physics | MIT News

When water freezes, it transitions from a liquid phase...

Using ideas from game theory to improve the reliability of language models | MIT News

Imagine you and a friend are playing a game...

A better way to control shape-shifting soft robots | MIT News

Imagine a slime-like robot that can seamlessly change its...

From steel engineering to ovarian tumor research | MIT News

Ashutosh Kumar is a classically trained materials engineer. Having...

United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Syria

Today, U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Samantha Power announced nearly $593 million in U.S. humanitarian assistance for Syria at the Brussels VIII Conference...

Volkswagen: Address Uyghur Forced Labor

(Berlin) – Volkswagen should inform shareholders at its May 29, 2024 annual general meeting how the company plans to eliminate Uyghur forced labor in...

Syrian Officials Convicted of Crimes Against Humanity in France

French judges convicted three Syrian senior officials for their role in the imprisonment, enforced disappearance and torture of two dual Syrian-French citizens, Patrick Dabbagh and...

Assistant Secretary Noyes Travels to Colombia

Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) Julieta Valls Noyes will travel to Bogotá, Colombia May 27-30. She will accompany...

The World Cannot Afford Delays to Anti-Deforestation Rules

Several EU member states are gathering in Madrid this week for the Amsterdam Declarations Partnership (ADP) summit, an alliance of European countries committed to eliminating...

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