Mary Munford

This post has been provided courtesy of ICA

September 21, 2016

Fraud in Switzerland – an update on high profile fraud related stories

We don’t know who originally had the idea for committing financial crime, although what is said to be the first recorded incident of fraud – involving a Greek merchant called Hegestratos, an upfront payment for transporting a cargo of corn …

September 8, 2016

Fraud in Germany: the financial crime that needs a 21st century fraud response plan

We don’t know who originally had the idea for committing financial crime, although what is said to be the first recorded incident of fraud – involving a Greek merchant called Hegestratos, an upfront payment for transporting a cargo of corn …

September 1, 2016

Fraud in the Netherlands: the financial crime that needs a 21st century fraud response plan

We don’t know who originally had the idea for committing financial crime, although what is said to be the first recorded incident of fraud – involving a Greek merchant called Hegestratos, an upfront payment for transporting a cargo of corn …

September 1, 2016

Fraud in France: the financial crime that needs a 21st century fraud response plan

We don’t know who originally had the idea for committing financial crime, although what is said to be the first recorded incident of fraud – involving a Greek merchant called Hegestratos, an upfront payment for transporting a cargo of corn …

July 26, 2016

The FCA Anti-money laundering annual report 2015/16: progress – and challenges

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a small library of reports this month, including its Anti-money laundering annual report 2015/16 , which provides some interesting insights into its work, and some themes emerging from this, over the last …

July 21, 2016

The FCA Annual Report: taking a closer look

Here in the UK, after weeks of blanket media coverage around Brexit, a change of Prime Minister and the legal complexities involved in the Labour leadership election, we could be forgiven for wanting a change of subject matter. So the …

July 18, 2016

Football, mobile phones and money laundering

Bright ideas are the lifeblood of any business or organisation. The same applies to money launderers, who always seem to be coming up with new techniques of their own, or abusing entirely legitimate systems and technologies, in order to stay …

July 12, 2016

Corruption: perception and reality in the Netherlands

Corruption can be defined as ‘ Dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power’ and usually falls into three main categories: grand corruption, petty corruption and political corruption, which the anti-corruption campaign organisation Transparency International defines more specifically. ‘ Grand …

July 6, 2016

Life after the referendum: terrorist financing high on FATF agenda

Here in the UK, there’s not much on our news agenda apart from the EU referendum outcome and the resulting fall-out, so significant developments elsewhere in the world since 23 June have perhaps been slipping under our radar. Something that …

June 28, 2016

Panama in the spotlight: making progress on money laundering?

Panama in the spotlight: making progress on money laundering? There’s a saying about there being no such thing as bad publicity, though anyone who has been on the receiving end of negative media reports would probably not agree. Panama has …

X