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FinCEN Finalizes Customer Due Diligence Rule Amid Other Actions to Enhance Financial Transparency
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

In the wake of the Panama Papers controversy, the U.S. government has taken major steps this month to promote financial transparency. First, the


Bit Coins: Decrypting the Currency (Updated)
  • STA Law Firm Ltd
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 30 2016

Historically, finance has always been international in character; capital has rarely been mobile. Money has moved freely across Borders for all of


FinCEN Issues Final Rules for Customer Due Diligence Requirements
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2016

On May 11, 2016, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) issued the final version of its long-awaited “Customer Due Diligence Rules” under


FinCEN Issues Sweeping New Requirements on Collection of Beneficial Ownership Information and Customer Due Diligence
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2016

On May 6, 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") released a final rule codifying new and existing


What Not to Do When a Regulator Arrives
  • Hudson Cook LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

Recent federal and state consent agreements shed interesting light on how some regulated entities may have inadvertently exacerbated their working


Trust and Integrity: The Value of a Company’s Reputation
  • Volkov Law Group
  • USA
  • May 15 2016

Warren Buffet, the Oracle of Omaha, understands the importance of corporate culture and adhering to a code of ethics. He has been quoted: Lose money


Corporate Crime & Investigations Update - 13 May 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Brazil, France, Greece, Iran, Nigeria, USA, North Korea, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Russia, United Kingdom
  • May 13 2016

The former president of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, has been accused of playing a key role in a huge corruption scandal involving state-oil


Supreme Court clarifies scope of federal bank fraud statute, but leaves some questions
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2014

On June 23, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court clarified - and arguably expanded - the reach of the federal bank fraud statute. In Loughrin v. U.S


The Evolving Due Diligence Standards and Beneficial Ownership
  • Volkov Law Group
  • USA
  • May 17 2016

In case you are not following all the latest scandals - Unaoil and the Panama Papers being two significant ones - we are seeing an evolution and


Lessons for investors after Panama Papers
  • Diaz Reus
  • OECD, Panama, USA
  • May 4 2016

The sensational leak of the Panama Papers has created significant international controversy with names of both the wealthy and famous being linked to