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UK Real Estate and the fight against Financial Crime

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) research has estimated that the amount of money laundered, globally, in one year could be between 2 to 5% of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP), equivalent to $800 […]

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Why Berlin is becoming Europe’s number one tech hub

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Discover why startups are making the move from London and the UK to Europe’s thriving Silicon Allee. Young creators, entrepreneurs and founders are flocking to the German capital to be part of […]

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Dutch bank ING settles money laundering probe

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Dutch prosecutors on Tuesday said banking giant ING has paid 775 million euros to settle a criminal investigation over money laundering and corruption. “ING Bank NV in Amsterdam has accepted a settlement […]

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FINANCIAL CRIME WAVE – STANDARD CHARTERED FACES SANCTIONS SCRUTINY, U.K. OWNERSHIP ONUS, AND MORE

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Enforcement After years of reporting AML investigations by U.S., U.K, Standard Chartered could face more fines for Iran sanctions violations Standard Chartered Plc has already paid a painful penalty for secretly moving billions […]

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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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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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