Since the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) replaced the Financial Services Authority there has been a short run, but dramatic, trend in the UK towards greater whistleblowing activity. 2014 saw 1,367 complaints reported to the FCA, an increase of 44% on 2013 and of 142% on 2012. However, in 2015 reported complaints declined by a fifth compared with 2014, according to law firm Pinsent Masons.....More
Billions of pounds in corrupt funds are pouring into the UK every year. Transparency International - Don't Look Won't Find Weaknesses in the supervision of the UK's anti money laundering rules.
I went to the UK launch of the 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index on Wednesday night at Skinners' Hall. As expected some countries have gone up and some down in the rankings. A quick summary for you…
An investigation published by the New York Times recently provided a fascinating read for anyone involved in countering the financing of terrorism (CFT). While it has long been believed that counterfeiting provides the primary source of financing for terrorists, the Times report suggests that ransom payments have now surpassed it.