The EU added several new territories to their list of countries who have been lax on criminal money laundering activities.
The Brief. Belgium Strike, Whisky woes and money laundering
Moves to phase out the euro’s highest-value banknote took a major step forward on Monday.
A foreign person can now acquire Turkish citizenship if they invest $250,000 in real estate — $1 million was previously needed.
Danske bank saga continues as US now opens investigation
A money laundering investigation by regulators and the financial community will scrutinise the report made by the Danske Bank
Justice Commissioner visits island to check on inquiry
A powerful committee of MPs called on the British government to “get serious” and crack down on Kremlin-linked individuals using London as a base for corrupt assets.
Azerbaijan has slammed reports it ran a secret 2.5 billion euro fund to buy political influence across Europe, launder the country's international image and bankroll lavish lifestyles for its ruling elite.
Azerbaijan has blasted claims that its ruling elite ran a secret 2.5 billion-euro slush fund to pay off politicians and promote a positive image of its leadership, amid accusations of human rights abuse and rigged elections.
Brazilian president faces crucial ballot in parliament on whether he should stand trial on corruption charges
Equatorial Guinea Vice President Teodorin Obiang stands trial on charges of money-laundering and embezzlement of over €100 million of public funds
The UK is the most corrupt country on earth, using Gibraltar, Jersey and other territories to funnel dirty cash.
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Europe's biggest bank HSBC saw annual pre-tax profit slump 62 percent with hefty writedowns and warned its revenues could fall again this year.
Deutsche Bank failed to prevent around $10 billion (9.29 billion euros) in suspicious trades out of Russia between 2011 and 2015.