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The implementation of the UK Anti-Bribery Act (ABC) 2010 on July 1, 2011 saw the long-awaited updating of the UK's somewhat antiquated laws on bribery. For many years the UK's anti-corruption common law and statutory offences were considered to be unsatisfactory and insuff. [...]
Nearly half of Middle East businesses still do not have the basic building blocks in place for effective compliance to fight bribery and corruption, according to Ernst &. [...]
Bribery and Corruption Issues in International Transactions
Global mergers-and-acquisitions (M&A) deal activity is at its highest level since 2007, and for many strategic and financial buyers, the most attractive growth opportunities reside outside the United States. . [...]
With the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) continuously expanding and licensing a record number of firms, the organisation has developed in. [...]
The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) will simplify procedures for foreign investors and give them more access to the local market through a new law to be passed in 2016, . [...]
Section 33 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO) is likely to come into force in Hong Kong soon. Here is how employers can prepare in advance to ensure that they comply. [...]
Dr. Martin Bruce from University of Washington shares this new case study.
Closer links between Barclays and Interpol are indicative of the proactive approach needed from all companies in the financial services sector to address cyber risks they face, a. [...]
The Egmont Group -- Financial Intelligence Units from 151 jurisdictions, with 19 other observer organizations -- issued its latest Communiqu&eacu. [...]
Foreign correspondent accounts have long been used by financial institutions to facilitate cross-border transactions. However, as a resul. [...]
Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry warned its citizens against travel to Lebanon and urged those present to leave for their own safety, state news agency . [...]
A lone hacker who duped hundreds of users into downloading a version of Linux with a backdoor installed has revealed how it was done.
By Alex Davidson, senior editor, AML/Financial Crime, Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligenc<. [...]