Financial crimes

Strengthened EU rules to tackle money laundering, tax avoidance and terrorism financing enter into force

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The Juncker Commission has made the fight against tax avoidance, money laundering and terrorism financing one of its priorities. Today, the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive enters into force. It strengthens the existing […]

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Сryptocurrencies

How to Find Your Next Cryptocurrency Investment

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The advent of Bitcoin and its stellar rise over the last few years has investors pouring their money into cryptocurrencies by the millions. Cryptocurrencies and blockchain projects achieved impressive returns, as well as dramatic declines. Now, […]

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Financial crimes

Financial institutions say biggest threat of financial crime stems from cyberspace

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Banking and investment management professionals think that the biggest threat of financial crime now stems from cyberspace, according to new research. A survey of nearly 200 senior professionals working in retail banks, investment banks and […]

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Events

New Year’s at the Burj Khalifa

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As I was going through my camera’s spare memory card the other day, I discovered that there were still tons of video and photos from our New Year’s eve celebration in Dubai […]

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Burj Khalifa spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration

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The breathtaking fireworks display, perfectly timed to the show on the facade of the Burj Khalifa, was complemented by dazzling lights and lasers, all synchronised to The Dubai Fountain show, leaving global […]

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Business news

The 73-year-old Vietnamese refugee is responsible for bringing Sriracha to American consumers

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After settling in Los Angeles in 1979, Tran founded Huy Fong Foods Inc., named for the Huey Fong boat that brought him to the U.S., and started making hot sauces for local […]

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Russia’s indigenous peoples campaign against Arctic pollution

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Across the Russian Arctic, indigenous peoples are asking Elon Musk not to buy nickel from Norilsk Nickel, one of the largest nickel and palladium mining companies in the world. For the past […]

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