Sarah Reynolds

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November 21, 2017

A turning tide? Terrorism and the Caribbean

If you were asked to think of the Caribbean, many of you would perhaps immediately think of crystal blue seas and white, sandy beaches, the cricketing prowess the region is known for, spectacular carnivals and the origin of reggae music. …

October 24, 2017

Stepping up the fight against cybercrime in Switzerland

Stepping up the fight against cybercrime in Switzerland Privacy and Switzerland are often seen as synonymous, and whilst Switzerland is no longer seen as a secrecy haven, protecting client data is still a badge of honour for the country. Data …

October 5, 2017

A round-up of international news – September 2017

UK Region FCA speech on culture and conduct – extending the accountability regime Tesco fraud trial adjourned as Serious Fraud Office braces for change Afren bosses charged with $400m fraud that ‘triggered collapse’ of oil explorer Isle of Man clamps …

September 4, 2017

Be a learn-it-all

‘It is better to know how to learn than to know’ – Dr Seuss. Having a growth mindset CEO Satya Nadella made the news last year when he revealed the secret of improved culture at Microsoft over the last few …

August 31, 2017

International news & developments – August 2017

UK Region UK Home Office publishes plans for sanctions post-Brexit Financial Conduct Authority publishes paper on emerging technologies and their role in the AML compliance landscape   Identity Theft at epidemic levels, warns Cifas   Accounting watchdog hands PwC largest ever fine …

August 28, 2017

Fuzzy matching: Getting the balance right

Regulation such as the EU’s Fourth Money Laundering Directive, the USA PATRIOT Act and other international anti money laundering (AML), know your customer (KYC) and counter financing of terrorism (CFT) regulations require firms to have adequate systems and controls in …