PRA/FCA conclude investigations into senior managers

The PRA & and FCA  joint investigations into certain former senior managers at HBOS plc have now concluded with a decision by each of the Authorities’ independent decision-makers to take no further action. The Authorities gathered more than 2 million documents,...

EBA on fraud reporting under PSD

EBA has adopted a decision on the reporting by competent authorities of payment fraud data under the Payment Services Directive (PSD2),  via the European Centralised Infrastructure of Data (EUCLID) and according to the EBA Data Point Model (DPM)…

SFO on fraudulent Global Forestry Investment scheme

Mr Bowers and Mr Skeene were behind Global Forestry Investments, a fraudulent green investment scheme which scammed around 2,000 investors out of their savings and pensions. The fraudulent duo encouraged victims to invest in three Brazilian teak tree plantations,...

GRECO on transparency and accountability of lobbying

European governments should increase transparency and accountability around lobbying to ensure that members of the public know which actors are seeking to influence political decisions so that the risk of corrupt practices can be reduced…

US Treasury on Putin and Russia’s elites

OFAC is taking further action to degrade the key networks used by Russia’s elites, including President Vladimir Putin, to attempt to hide and move money and anonymously make use of luxury assets around the globe…