The Beehive Building – Parliament of NZ, Wellington

7 July, 2017

New Zealand announces new anti-money laundering initiatives

New Zealand’s foreign minister Gerry Brownlee has said he will boost funding for anti-money laundering (AML) initiatives across the Pacific.
Wall Street, Broad Street, New York

3 July, 2017

Pay of US bank CEOs outstrips that of global peers

New research reveals that US bank CEOs earn on average triple the salary of chief executives in banks elsewhere in the world. According to the
German government building Berlin, German law, Germany

1 July, 2017

Germany: New proceeds of crime law implemented

Recent law reform in Germany aims to simplify rules on the confiscation of assets resulting from criminal offences, and to transpose the EU Directive on the Freezing and Confiscation of Instrumentalit...
anti-money laundering, AML, fraud

28 June, 2017

EU’s Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive in force

The EU’s Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive is ...
EU map, EU flags, 3D map, cross-border

28 June, 2017

EU proposal aims to curb aggressive tax arrangements

The European Commission has submitted plans to introduce mandatory disclosure rules for intermediaries involved in reportable cross-border tax arrangements. The
euros, EU regulation, financial regulation, eu financial directives

28 June, 2017

Deadline looms for implementation of new EU financial directives

EU member states must implement the new Directive on Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and the new Regulation on Markets in Financial Instruments (MiFIR) into national law by 3 Jul...
reporting, financial reporting, audit, annual reports, corporate reporting

26 June, 2017

What’s next for corporate reporting: the technology question

The future of corporate reporting is a subject attracting much attention of late, with a flourish of activity in this space in recent years. In the UK we have seen an explosion in non-financial dis...
Barclays bank

21 June, 2017

SFO brings fraud charges against Barclays and former executives

John Varley, the former chief executive of Barclays Bank, is among four former senior managers charged with conspiracy to commit fraud by the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO). The charges relate to...
trading screen, shares, stocks, equities, institutional investors

20 June, 2017

Index firm reviews membership role of non-voting shares

Indexing company FTSE Russell is considering whether a change to its admission rules is necessary to recognise companies issuing non-voting shares.
Morrisons supermarkets

16 June, 2017

Morrisons’ chairman clashes with shareholders over directors’ pay

Andrew Higginson, the chairman of supermarket chain Morrisons, has clashed with shareholders over executive pay. Yesterday shareholders voted 48.11% against the director's remuneration report. It i...