Category: Banking

Bank of Baroda fined $1.8M by UAE Central Bank for AML failures

In an interesting move, the UAE Central Bank has imposed a sanction of AED 6,833,333.00 (amounting to $1,860,676 approx.) on Bank of Baroda, GCC Operations, Dubai for violating anti-money laundering laws.

Deutsche Bank fined over $130M to Resolve Bribery and Fraud Violations

Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay US authorities nearly $130M and entered into a DPA to resolve allegations that it breached bribery and fraud laws. A network of consultants in the UAE and Saudi Arabia were used to funnel bribes to clients. Commodities trading… Continue Reading “Deutsche Bank fined over $130M to Resolve Bribery and Fraud Violations”

In case you missed it, post holidays US Compliance roundup

As 2020 came to a close, our friends in the U.S. have bestowed a few compliance “holiday gifts” upon us… so just in case you missed it, here’s what has been put under our tree:

USA: More Whistleblower Incentives and Protections in Historic Anti-Corruption Legislation

BSA-AML Compliance Officers, take heed! A new whistleblower rewards program was approved by the U.S. Congress last week with important implications both for financial institutions and for foreign government officials trying to hide their stolen money in the United States.