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GRC in the Digital Age

GRC in the Digital Age Regulatory and industry landscape As the tech revolution ripples across industries, we are starting to see the revolutionary disruptive potential. This will change regulatory and customer expectations, give easier access to...

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HMRC to Pursue Prosecutions for Failure to Prevent Facilitation

HMRC to Pursue First Prosecutions for Failing to Prevent Facilitation of Tax Evasion SFO also has cases in pipeline under new laws relating to Unexplained Wealth Orders HM Revenue & Customs is likely to be the first agency to pursue prosecutions...

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SFO director: let’s not “muddy the waters” on self-reporting

SFO director: let’s not “muddy the waters” on self-reporting SFO director David Green said he hopes that the agency remains consistent in its approach to self-reporting once his tenure comes to an end this year.   David...

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Ex-Barclays whistleblowing chief: anonymous chat rooms best protect whistleblowers

Ex-Barclays whistleblowing chief: anonymous chat rooms best protect whistleblowers The former head of whistleblowing at UK bank Barclays said that companies should use anonymous chat rooms to ensure that a whistleblower’s identity is truly...

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SFO Survives UK’s Economic Crime Revamp

SFO Survives UK’s Economic Crime Revamp   The UK’s Serious Fraud Office, whose reputation has been a chequered one, will not lose its identity for the time being. Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced that it will, instead, be...

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Lana Abdullayeva Joins the Advisory Board

Lana Abdullayeva Joins the Advisory Board   MLROs.com is excited to announce that Lana Abdullayeva will be joining our Advisory Board with immediate effect. A mathematician by training with over 20 years of Banking & FS experience...

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Transparency International Calls on UK Government

Transparency International Calls on UK Government to Introduce “Failure to Prevent” measures in wake of Money Laundering Failings   Transparency International, the international NGO which was established to prevent criminal activities...

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The Paradise Papers: Another Chink in the Armour for Transparency

The Paradise Papers: Another Chink in the Armour for Transparency By Tom Griffiths, Associate Director, Lysis Financial The so-called Paradise Papers are another huge data leak which reveal and expose the off-shore financial secrets of thousands of...

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Paradise Papers: Tax haven secrets of ultra-rich exposed

Paradise Papers: Tax haven secrets of ultra-rich exposed   A huge new leak of financial documents has revealed how the powerful and ultra-wealthy, including the Queen’s private estate, secretly invest vast amounts of cash in offshore tax...

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Slovenia Opens Investigation into Iran-related Money Laundering Scandal

Slovenia Opens Investigation into Iran-related Money Laundering Scandal   Slovenia has launched an investigation into allegations that its biggest state-owned bank laundered nearly €1 billion (US$ 1.17 billion) from Iran between 2008 and...

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