Terrorist Financing

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Name: Terrorist Financing
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

As banks crack down, terrorists update their fundraising tactics

Since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the U.S. and its allies have made great strides to...Since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks , the U.S. and its allies have made great strides to stem the flow of money to terrorist organizations. And their ... [Published Washington Examiner - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

N. Korea’s cash flow woes said to prompt application to join global money laundering group

Special to WorldTribune.com By Lee Jong-Heon, East-Asia-Intel.com SEOUL — North Korea’s decision to join an international body combating money laundering and terrorist financing is aimed at easing the sanctions that have jeopardized the destitute nation’s ... [Published World Tribune - 6 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

CYPRUS: IMF asks for additional fiscal measures of permanent nature

An additional fiscal effort of a permanent nature will be required to achieve a primary surplus of 4% of GDP by 2018, Delia Velculescu, IMF Mission Chief for Cyprus, told a conference call on Wednesday.The IMF staff team, conducting the 5th review discussions ... [Published Financial Mirror - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

The nature of the beast

THE LEOPARD cannot change its spots, nor its nature, because it is a predatory animal; likewise the PNC, which has demonstrated this time and again through the corridors of this nation’s history. But despite the fact of this reality being proven repeatedly, ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Officer, Guyana, Leopard
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 4 reports

How Europe Nations Fund Half of al-Qaeda's Budget

(Newser)–Brit Edwin Dyer was kidnapped in 2009 by al-Qaeda in North Africa, along with a German and a Swiss couple. Like the US, Britain doesn’t pay ransoms and didn’t in this case—and Dyer was killed. But his fellow captives were released after their ... [Published Newser - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Council of Europe: Further anti-money laundering steps needed for Romania

The Council of Europe has recommended that Romania strengthens its anti-money laundering institutions and improves their results, according to a recently published report. The report highlights the need for Romania to focus on the financial intelligence ... [Published Romania Business Insider - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

FINTRAC sanctions two money services firms

Companies cited in this articleCanada's anti-money laundering authorities have sanctioned a couple of money services businesses for compliance deficiencies under the anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing rules.The Financial Transactions and ... [Published Investment Executive - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Accountants and AML

As regulators have stepped up enforcement activity for money laundering offences, resulting in some eye-popping fines, it seems a good time to review the obligations of accountants and accounting firms under anti-money laundering legislation.Like lawyers, ... [Published Lexology - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Reforms boosting investor confidence, market growth

NSE trading floor.| credits: File copyThe reforms implemented by the Nigerian Stock Exchange post the 2008 financial crisis have helped to increase investor confidence in the market, while also facilitating the transformation of Nigeria’s capital market ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Treasury has new information covering sanctions

The Treasury has announced a number of changes to its sanctions against individuals and organisations in various countries around the world.As EU and UN sanctions are updated, the Customs and Excise Division says it has new information covering sanctions ... [Published Isleofman.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

President says AML Bill still a matter of grave concern

GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- President Donald Ramotar has expressed his Administration’s concern for the current state of affairs with regards the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) (Amendment) Bill, particularly given the ... [Published CaribSeek - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Bangladesh gets time to execute anti-money laundering steps

Bangladesh has got one more year to meet conditions of Asia Pacific Group on anti-money laundering as well as to upgrade its related laws including that of terrorist financing.APG decided to submit mutual evaluation report on Bangladesh’s anti-money laundering ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Jul 27 2014]

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Member States shall put inin place appropriate national rules for the award of contracts under the "light touch” regime.  The choice is what the national rules should be."
"Kidnapping for ransom has become today's most significant source of terrorist financing" said David S Cohen, the Treasury Department's under-secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, in a 2012 speech...
"Kidnapping hostages is an easy spoil," wrote Nasser Al Wuhayshi, the leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, "which I may describe as a profitable trade and a precious treasure."
...“Kidnapping for ransom has become today’s most significant source of terrorist financing,” says a US Treasury official. "Each transaction encourages another transaction.” Click to read Callimachi's full story , or to see a Times video of kidnappers in action ."

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Congressman Tells Kerry: Stop Partnering with H... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 4 hours ago]
As banks crack down, terrorists update their fu... [Published Washington Examiner - 5 hours ago]
N. Korea’s cash flow woes said to prompt applic... [Published World Tribune - 6 hours ago]
On Lebanon, IMF Talks Up Oil, Anti Money Launde... [Published Inner City Press - 9 hours ago]
How will the UK implement the new public procur... [Published Bird & Bird - 9 hours ago]
Funds - Ireland - Quarterly update | April - Ju... [Published Lexology - 12 hours ago]
Compliance in 140 characters or less: FFIEC sup... [Published Lexology - 13 hours ago]
Ransom - How European Countries Paid Millions t... [Published AllAfrica.com - 13 hours ago]
CYPRUS: IMF asks for additional fiscal measures... [Published Financial Mirror - 14 hours ago]
The nature of the beast [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 16 hours ago]
Hoffman's final role showcases his full greatness [Published Michigan Daily - 17 hours ago]
PRESS: European Nations Indirectly Finance Al-Q... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 18 hours ago]
Al Qaeda earns $125m through kidnappings [Published Gulf Daily News - 18 hours ago]
How Europe Nations Fund Half of al-Qaeda's Budget [Published Newser - Jul 30 2014]
European ransoms now Al-Qaeda's major funding: ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 30 2014]
The Front Page, Asset Management & Investment F... [Published A & L Goodbody - Jul 30 2014]
European ransoms now Al-Qaeda’s major funding: ... [Published AsiaNetIndia.com - Jul 30 2014]
At up to $10M per hostage, kidnapping has morph... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 30 2014]
Yes, we do negotiate with terrorists [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 30 2014]
NYTimes: European Ransoms Now al-Qaida's Major ... [Published Naharnet - Jul 30 2014]
Europe’s ransoms financing Al Qaeda [Published Boston Globe - Jul 30 2014]
Al-Qaida relies on ransom money to finance its ... [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 30 2014]
Will BDCs beat recapitalisation deadline? [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 30 2014]
Memo warns of Bitcoin-related crime [Published Fort Frances Times - Jul 29 2014]
In which direction will the new PNC Leadership go? [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 29 2014]
India – Pakistan: Bankrolling Terror – Analysis [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 29 2014]
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services: An Automated... [Published Noodls - Jul 29 2014]
CoE: Grey Economy Results in Losses of EUR 40 B... [Published Sofia News Agency - Jul 29 2014]
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services: An Automated... [Published Bobsguide - Jul 29 2014]
FINTRAC sanctions two money services firms [Published Investment Executive - Jul 29 2014]
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Congressman Tells Kerry: Stop Partnering with H... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 4 hours ago]
Rep. Peter Roskam (R., Ill.) is petitioning the State Department to reassess its close relationship with Qatar, which has served as Hamas’ chief financial lifeline while also enjoying close ties to the United States, which recently inked an $11 billion ...
At up to $10M per hostage, kidnapping has morph... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 30 2014]
BAMAKO, Mali – The cash filled three suitcases: 5 million euros. The German official charged with delivering this cargo arrived here aboard a nearly empty military plane and was whisked away to a secret meeting with the president of Mali, who had offered ...
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit [Published Compliance Building - Jul 17 2014]
Movies about compliance officers are few and far between. It may surprise you to find Chris Pine playing that role in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit . Jack Ryan is the protagonist in Tom Clancy’s cold war thrillers. I read most of his books back in ...
Clinton Foundation, Hamas Share Major Donor [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jul 11 2014]
The Clinton Foundation and the terror group Hamas share a key donor: The government of Qatar, a leading backer of terror groups that has emerged in recent years as Hamas’ chief financial lifeline. Qatar, which has been designated by the State Department ...
Compliance Bricks and Mortar for July 11 [Published Compliance Building - Jul 11 2014]
These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Firms Withdraw as MAs Ahead of Final Rule by Kyle Glazer in The Bond Buyer Nathan Howard, an attorney who works with municipal advisors, said the many withdrawals ...
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