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Experts: AML efforts dealt blow by CJEU beneficial ownership ruling

2022-11-29T18:17:00+00:00By

Determining the true owner of a company might become more difficult after Europe’s top court ruled automatic access to registers of beneficial ownership conflicted with the right to privacy.

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Danish financial regulator refers Jyske Bank to police for AML violations

2022-11-29T18:58:00+00:00By

The Danish Financial Supervisory Authority reported Jyske Bank to Danish police for allegedly violating the country’s anti-money laundering law regarding its customer due diligence measures.

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Ex-Iconix CEO found guilty of accounting fraud

2022-11-29T20:11:00+00:00By

Neil Cole, the former CEO of Iconix Brand Group, faces possible jail time after his conviction of fraudulently inflating the brand management company’s revenue and misleading investors and auditors.

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Regulatory independence vital in U.K.’s fight against fraud

2022-11-21T17:50:00+00:00By Rachel Adamson, International Compliance Association

To do their jobs properly, regulators must be able to act independently and without government intervention. Rather than seeking to tighten its grip on regulators, the U.K. government should be safeguarding their independence as a matter of urgent priority.

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Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to 11-plus years in prison

2022-11-18T22:40:00+00:00By

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison Friday after being convicted of fraud earlier this year for her actions as head of the defunct blood-testing company.

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