LATEST NEWS AND DEVELOPMENTS The Commission adopted Delegated Regulation (C(2019) 1326) identifying high-risk third countries that present strategic deficiencies in their regime on anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CFT). The Delegated Regulation (C(2019) 1326).  Annex to the Delegated Regulation (C(2019) 1326). Some background information on the EU List of High-Risk Third Countries is provided in this factsheet. […]

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ONALASKA, Texas — Onalaska, Texas, has a secret. Nestled along the piney shores of an East Texas lake, Onalaska lacks an airport. A WFAA review, however, has found more than 1,000 registered aircraft claiming an Onalaska address. That’s equivalent to one plane for every three Onalaska residents, which is more per capita than anywhere else […]

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The Latest on Deutsche Bank’s struggles to turn around its business (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Germany’s Deutsche Bank says it is clearing up its regulatory problems and sees no need to set aside money for two key legal matters. Those matters involve alleged money laundering through Danske Bank’s Estonian branch and suspicions bank employees […]

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The writer is a development anthropologist. He can be reached at [email protected] We keep hearing about the need to pay taxes being vital to achieving national self-sustainability. Yet, when considering means by which to increase tax collection, it is necessary to pay attention to some of the broader contentions surrounding taxation regimes, and their resulting […]

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Jody Wilson-Raybould watches Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a cabinet announcement on Jan. 14. (Patrick Doyle/Reuters) Andray Domise is a Toronto-based writer and contributing editor to Maclean’s magazine. Last week, the New York Times’s Nicholas Kristof penned a glowing column about Canada, praising our country (and our government) for moral clarity and leadership in a […]

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Jody Wilson-Raybould watches Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a cabinet announcement on Jan. 14. (Patrick Doyle/Reuters) Andray Domise is a Toronto-based writer and contributing editor to Maclean’s magazine. Last week, the New York Times’s Nicholas Kristof penned a glowing column about Canada, praising our country (and our government) for moral clarity and leadership in a […]

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  On Monday, October 30, 2017, Nigeria’s Federal Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi stunned his audience at an event to mark the World Maritime Day, as he unveiled an extensive deal at an estimated value of $195 million with an Israeli company, in which he did not name (later it was revealed that the company’s name […]

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Frankfurt — Deutsche Bank said on Wednesday that it had received requests for information from regulators and law-enforcement agencies around the world that are investigating a money-laundering scheme involving Danske Bank. The statement came in response to a Bloomberg report that said the US Federal Reserve was investigating Deutsche Bank’s role in the Danske scandal. […]

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A North Carolina-based air freight company has halted flights to Venezuela following a report by McClatchy linking it to possible arms smuggling. Last week, Venezuelan authorities claimed they had uncovered 19 assault weapons, 118 ammunition cartridges and 90 military-grade radio antennas on board a U.S.-owned plane that had flown from Miami into Valencia, Venezuela’s third-largest […]

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14 February 2019 On 13 and 14 February, a third coordination meeting was held at Eurojust regarding investigations into alleged criminal activity connected to the law firm ‘MF’. On the invitation of German and Italian Desks at Eurojust, the Panamanian delegation met with representatives of Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, […]

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