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All posts by Martin Kenney

How Covid-19 changed global finance

Some time ago, I wrote a post for the FCPA Blog stating that pandemic-related fraud was a ticking time bomb, and that global governments and financial institutions were perched uncomfortably atop this explosive device.… Continue Reading

Cullen Commission: Canada has a major money laundering problem

A major inquiry has revealed what I and many others in the fraud space have long said: money laundering is rampant in one of Canada’s main provinces, British Columbia (B.C.), and the few cursory efforts made by the federal and provincial governments to tackle it have been largely ineffective. Continue Reading

Don’t judge litigation funders by the rogues

There’s stiff opposition in some jurisdictions to the principle of litigation funding. In those jurisdictions, lawyers and clients are excluded from working with litigation funders. And in some locales, lawyers remain unable to work on a “no foal, no fee” (no win no fee) basis as well.Continue Reading

UK SARs intelligence produces ‘appalling inaction’

In a recent piece for the Financial Times, Tom Keatinge of the Royal United Services Institute’s Center for Financial Crime & Security Studies said that as regulatory expectations have shifted towards financial institutions in combating financial crime, UK banks are now expected to file Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs).… Continue Reading