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Posts Tagged: Money Laundering

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

The 2020 FCPA Enforcement Index

In 2020, the DOJ and SEC brought FCPA enforcement actions against 12 companies and imposed financial penalties totaling a record $6.4 billion. For a comparison, in 2019, 14 companies paid a (then) record $2.9 billion to resolve FCPA cases.… Continue Reading

EU brings realism to art industry with nouveau AML regulations

The high end of the global art industry is an opaque world of often secret acquisitions, cautious collectors, subjective valuations, and high-value cross-border movement of artwork and funds. These inherent characteristics may protect the privacy and security of genuine buyers and their prized pieces, but they also make the art industry a magnet for criminals seeking to launder their ill-gotten gains.… Continue Reading

‘Day of enforcement’ targets global tax evaders and money launderers

A globally coordinated day of enforcement action — involving sharing of evidence and intelligence, and information collection activities such as search warrants, interviews and subpoenas — against suspected offshore tax evasion orchestrated by a Central American financial institution was undertaken last week by the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5) from the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Australia and the Netherlands.… Continue Reading