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Corporate Crime & Compliance UK

UK Corporate Crime & Compliance provides breaking news and analysis on enforcement and white collar crime in Europe. Coverage includes internal investigations, whistleblower rights, executive responsibility, tax evasion, criminal market abuse and insider dealing actions, anti-money laundering, bribery, corruption and sanctions enforcement.

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Latest News in Corporate Crime & Compliance UK

  • March 18, 2019

    How UK Orgs Can Prepare For EU's New Money Laundering Law

    The U.K. government will likely adopt the European Union's Fifth Money Laundering Directive even in the event of a no-deal Brexit, meaning U.K. financial services organizations and law firms have under a year to review and possibly update their current policies and procedures, says Joanne Cracknell of Willis Towers Watson PLC.

  • March 18, 2019

    Italy Tells ING To Stop Serving New Clients Amid AML Failings

    Italy's central bank has ordered ING Group NV to stop taking on new customers in the country after it found "shortcomings" in the Dutch lender's compliance with Europe's anti-money laundering rules, adding to the group's woes after it was slapped with a recent fine in the Netherlands.

  • March 18, 2019

    SFO Piles Into Probe Of Failed Mini-Bond Issuer Amid Scandal

    The Serious Fraud Office said Monday it has opened an investigation into London Capital & Finance PLC, adding onto the legal woes of the failed mini-bond issuer that left thousands of customers out of pocket when it collapsed in January.

  • March 18, 2019

    US Frees Banks To Transfer UK Swaps To EU In Hard Brexit

    The Fed has set out measures to allow banks to transfer so-called legacy swaps from the U.K. to a subsidiary based in Europe or America without triggering tougher new margin requirements if Britain crashes out of the bloc without a deal.

  • March 18, 2019

    Genworth Drags Santander Units Into AXA's £265M PPI Claim

    Genworth Financial Inc., which is being sued for nearly £265 million ($351 million) by rival French insurer AXA SA over a missold insurance product, can seek to shift the blame onto two British units of Santander, London’s High Court has said.

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