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Thursday
May262016

Jerry Fang: China authorities investigating bribery in vaccine scandal

In early 2016, a vaccine scandal shocked China as millions of improperly stored vaccines were widely distributed and used.

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Thursday
May262016

Matt Kelly: What will risk assessment look like in the Big Data world?

Last week I came across a gem of a post over on ACL’s in-house blog, about the future of internal audit. One of the senior executives there, Dan Zitting, was talking about the premium that recruiters now place on audit executives who understand data analytics -- to the extreme that one recruiter told Zitting, “Frankly no one in management truly needs the services of the traditional auditor any more; what they need is the promise of Big Data to materialize.”

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Wednesday
May252016

Andy Spalding: Is Brazil’s anti-corruption moment in jeopardy?

Brazil’s anti-corruption effort remains largely in tact, though at least two recent events begin to raise suspicions.

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Wednesday
May252016

1MDB Scandal: Singapore closes BSI Bank for ‘serious AML breaches and gross mismanagement’

Singapore shut down the local operations of Swiss-based BSI Bank Tuesday and named six bankers suspected of possible criminal conduct in connection with the handling of a Malaysian government fund.

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Wednesday
May252016

Job: Sr. Counsel – Financial Crimes & Investigations (Willis Towers Watson - New York, NY)

Job Title: Sr. Counsel – Financial Crimes & Investigations

Employer: Willis Towers Watson

Location: New York, NY USA

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Wednesday
May252016

Reporters Without Borders releases 2016 World Press Freedom Index

Every year since since 2002, Reporters Without Borders has published the World Press Freedom Index.

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Tuesday
May242016

Report: Azerbaijan First Family owns $140 million in luxury homes around globe

Azerbaijani President Ilham AliyevThe president of oil-rich Azerbaijan and his two daughters own foreign luxury flats and homes -- three of them in London -- together worth $140 million.

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Tuesday
May242016

Former compliance officer sanctioned, Raymond James & Associates fined $17 million for AML failures

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) fined a former AML compliance officer and suspended her for failing to conduct required due diligence and periodic risk reviews of foreign financial institutions.

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Monday
May232016

SEC announces third whistleblower award this month, two individuals split $450,000

The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded more than $450,000 jointly to two individuals Friday for a tip that led the SEC to open a corporate accounting investigation and for their help once the investigation was underway.

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Monday
May232016

Practice Alert: Engaging foreign officials as consultants and speakers

Companies operating in emerging markets sometimes retain qualified government officials to provide services such as consulting or speaking. In some circumstances, particularly in developing markets, these services are necessary and can serve a company’s legitimate business needs.

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