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Fraud Watch is the premier title reporting on fraud and money laundering in financial services. Providing a daily news service, it publishes contributed articles from industry experts; it reports extensively on the latest compliance requirements, laws and regulatory changes, and gives very wide coverage of the latest court cases, ongoing investigations and fraud threats. It reports on security issues, including data, PCI requirements, systems security, diagnostics and forensics including the cyber threat.

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Thursday, 23 June 2016

Brazil indicts Cunha for laundering
Suspended Congress leader faces further charges Read more ...

 
     

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Corruption: New transparency plans "a step in the right direction"

- Failure to prevent financial crime offence likely to mirror Bribery Act
- New unexplained wealth tool may be useful to compliance officers
- Beneficial ownership: Real control may be easily circumvented
- Commonwealth anti-corruption best practice standard proposed
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News - RegulationMonday, 20 June 2016

FCA fines on individuals double
Senior Managers regime sends shock waves through FS industry Read more ...

News - Court casesFriday, 17 June 2016

HSBC pays US$1.575bn to settle share price lawsuit
Agreement in 14-year-old case Read more ...

News - CybercrimeWednesday, 15 June 2016

NATO recognises cyberspace as new frontier for war
Claim that organisation has "zero capacity" to act in the cyberworld Read more ...

News - RegulationWednesday, 15 June 2016

Treasury defends interview process for FCA's Bailey
Incoming chief executive was not interviewed Read more ...

News - InvestigationsThursday, 09 June 2016

Whistleblower gets US$17m
Programme has now awarded US$85m in five years Read more ...

News - CybercrimeMonday, 06 June 2016

Hacking gang accused of stealing US$45m
Record number of arrests in Russia Read more ...

News - RegulationFriday, 03 June 2016

FCA appoints permanent SIWS director of supervision
Lawyer fills investment, wholesale and specialists role Read more ...

article thumbnail News - InvestigationsThursday, 02 June 2016

Beneficial owner secrecy "worrying" for banks
Jersey policy on its register branded a threat to bank due diligence Read more ...

News - CybercrimeThursday, 02 June 2016

140 attempts to hack Fed in 5 years
Cyberattacks show growing trend of targeting banking institutions Read more ...

article thumbnail News - CybercrimeWednesday, 01 June 2016

SWIFT security doubts as more attacks emerge
Network promises changes as 14 banks report attacks via messaging system  Read more ...

Events - General
MiFID II: Strategic and Business Model Implications
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 23 June 2016

News - Regulation
FCA fines on individuals double
Maxine Wernick - Monday, 20 June 2016

News - Court cases
HSBC pays US$1.575bn to settle share price lawsuit
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 17 June 2016

News - Cybercrime
NATO recognises cyberspace as new frontier for war
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 15 June 2016

News - Regulation
Treasury defends interview process for FCA's Bailey
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 15 June 2016

News - Investigations
Whistleblower gets US$17m
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 09 June 2016

News - Cybercrime
Hacking gang accused of stealing US$45m
Maxine Wernick - Monday, 06 June 2016

Jobs & People - Jobs & People
FCA appoints SIWS director of supervision
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 03 June 2016

News - Regulation
FCA appoints permanent SIWS director of supervision
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 03 June 2016

News - Investigations
Beneficial owner secrecy "worrying" for banks
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 02 June 2016

News - Cybercrime
140 attempts to hack Fed in 5 years
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 02 June 2016

News - Cybercrime
SWIFT security doubts as more attacks emerge
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 01 June 2016

News - Compliance
MAR to increase compliance workload
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 05 May 2016

News - Money laundering
Russian ML ring dismantled
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 05 May 2016

News - Regulation
China clamps down on risky lending practices
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 04 May 2016

News - Technology
FICO partners on AI cyber analytics
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 29 April 2016

News - Data security
Turkish data law will enable "surveillance state"
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 29 April 2016

News - Money laundering
Ex-banker hands over her home
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 04 May 2016

News - Research
Pressure mounts on big banks as profits fall
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 29 April 2016

News - Research
LPWA to account for 55% of IoT connections
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 29 April 2016

News - Cybercrime
140 attempts to hack Fed in 5 years
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 02 June 2016

News - Regulation
FCA appoints permanent SIWS director of supervision
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 03 June 2016

News - Cybercrime
Hacking gang accused of stealing US$45m
Maxine Wernick - Monday, 06 June 2016

News - Investigations
Date for Investigatory Powers Bill may be moved forward
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 25 May 2016

News - Bribery and corruption
Anti-Corruption Summit: New criminal offence is "a game changer"
Administrator - Thursday, 12 May 2016

News - Cybercrime
Cybercriminals relying on human nature for success
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 28 April 2016

News - Money laundering
Warning of ML risk at central American banks
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 18 May 2016

News - Money laundering
SBI wins AML tech award
Administrator - Thursday, 12 May 2016

News - Bribery and corruption
Anti-Corruption Summit: US fails to commit to beneficial ownership
Administrator - Thursday, 12 May 2016

News - Cybercrime
Customised malware behind Bangladesh cyberattack
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 28 April 2016

News - Investigations
Barclays at centre of French ML scandal
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 03 May 2016

News - Court cases
HSBC pays US$1.575bn to settle share price lawsuit
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 17 June 2016

article thumbnail Features - Financial fraudTuesday, 15 March 2016

SFO on the brink?
The future of the UK's anti-fraud agency is at the centre of a power struggle. Its future may depend on achieving successful outcomes in soon to start Libor trials, argues Bambos Tsiattalou of Stokoe Partnership Solicitors. Read more ...

article thumbnail Features - ComplianceThursday, 04 February 2016

Don't be complacent about power of FCPA
- Background to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
- Explanation of the importance of the Yates Memo
- List of countries amending their rules
- International impact Read more ...

article thumbnail Features - Financial fraudMonday, 18 January 2016

Corporate corruption: Smith & Ouzman ordered to pay £2.2m
- How the SFO secured its first corporate conviction by a jury in an international bribery case
- Two directors also sentenced over Kenya and Mauritius contracts Read more ...

article thumbnail Features - ResearchThursday, 17 December 2015

2016 Predictions: Business response to cyberattacks to undergo shift
Next year, there is likely to be a shift in the ways businesses respond to cyber attacks as they accept data breaches are a part of life, says Javvad Malik, security advocate at security management company AlienVault. Read more ...

article thumbnail Features - ComplianceTuesday, 13 October 2015

Tackling the global compliance workload
With ever increasing business globalisation and more complex supply chains, the due diligence challenge has never been greater. Compliance officers must think across national boundaries to retrieve the relevant information, argues Arachnys CEO David Buxton.  Read more ...

 
     
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