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Financial Crime Compliance: Current Global State of Play

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Banks today are responsible for preventing a host of financial crimes from infiltrating their ecosystems. Some of these crimes, such as money laundering and sanctions violation, are highly visible, with high potential […]

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Hackers steal $64 million from cryptocurrency firm NiceHash

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(Reuters) – A Slovenian cryptocurrency mining marketplace, NiceHash, said it lost about $64 million worth of bitcoin in a hack of its payment system, the latest incident to highlight risks that uneven […]

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Cryptocurrency Regulation: FCA Set to Receive Expanded Mandate from UK Government

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The United Kingdom government plans to give the country’s regulatory body power to oversee cryptocurrency regulation. UK Cryptocurrency Regulation Imminent According to The Guardian, the government of the UK government announced its readiness to authorize the […]

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Bitcoin could be overseen by UK’s financial regulator

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Treasury presses for FCA to regulate cryptocurrencies to protect consumers The UK government has said it stands ready to empower Britain’s financial regulator to oversee all cryptocurrency assets, after a warning from […]

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Anti-Money Laundering Reform in Europe

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Recent money laundering scandals in Europe have led to calls for tighter controls and an overhaul of Europe’s system for combatting financial crimes. As European governments assess what went wrong and consider […]

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Why the UK is losing its costly battle against money laundering

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Poor tech implementation and bad communication means mafiosi and oligarchs use London as a money laundering haven Why do the world’s criminals come to London to launder their dirty money? “It’s a […]

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What’s happening in the world of Cryptocurrencies?

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Cryptocurrencies have taken over headlines in the past few years. The industry has brought with it a significant amount of attention, as well as healthy skepticism, for its future potential. As the industry oscillates […]

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Brexit hastening business automation, study suggests

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Businesses are increasing their use of robotic automation rather than hiring new staff, a study suggests. A survey of more than 600 companies across several sectors, including manufacturing, indicated that nine out of 10 […]

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Conclusions from the Cryptoassets Taskforce

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Speech by Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition at the FCA, delivered at The Regulation of Cryptocurrencies event, London. Speaker: Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition Location: The Regulation of […]

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Spain would benefit from a sunnier view of tech

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Sun, sea, sand. And a new entrepreneurial generation hungry for success. Spain and Portugal probably offer the closest Europe has to the Californian lifestyle. The two countries also have lively tech sectors. […]

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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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Brazilian food delivery drivers strike against employers, citing poor working conditions

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This article was written by Lucas Veloso and Jéssica Moreira. It is published here under a content partnership between Global Voices and Agência Mural.  As soon as he turned 18, Michel da […]

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‘Caribbean super salesman,’ Jamaican tourism mogul ‘Butch’ Stewart, dies at 79

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Just after 11 p.m. EST on January 4, news broke that Jamaican hotelier Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the self-made businessman who perfected the all-inclusive tourism model the Caribbean is famous for, had passed […]

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