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UK Real Estate and the fight against Financial Crime

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

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

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

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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Turkish court overturns convictions against four human rights activists – JURIST

The Turkish Court of Cassation, the country’s highest appellate court, Tuesday overturned convictions against four human rights defenders including Honorary Chair of Amnesty International of Turkey, Taner Kılıç. All four were formerly […]

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Australia forms multi-agency task force to combat cyber crime – JURIST

On Saturday, Australia’s Minister for Home Affairs and Cyber Security Clare O’Neil announced the formation of a multi-agency task force to combat cyber crime. Called the Joint Standing Operation (JSO), the task […]

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‘Invasive’ two-finger test performed on sexual assault victims is misconduct, India Supreme Court rules – JURIST

The India Supreme Court Monday declared that performing the “two-finger” or “three-finger” vaginal test on victims of rape or sexual assault will be classed as misconduct.Also dubbed the “virginity” test, the test […]

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China-run ‘police’ station in Dublin ordered to close by Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs – JURIST

The Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs Wednesday ordered a Chinese overseas “police station” in Dublin to cease operations, according to Asia-based human rights group Safeguard Defenders. The order comes after Safeguard investigated […]

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