Members in the News

Monday, October 28, 2019

FATF Highlights Ways to Tackle Beneficial Ownership Opacity

Bruce Zagaris was interviewed by Taxnotes about the FATF report on beneficial ownership.

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Monday, October 07, 2019

The Weakness of Gold Trade Compliance Standards

Professor Mark Pieth explains, in his commentary published by "Global Investigations Review," how inadequate compliance standards within gold trading is impacting the industry and miners overall. 

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Blogs of Interest

Compliance and Enforcement
A blog sponsored by NYU Law's Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, edited by Jennifer Arlen.

IELR Blog
The official blog of the "International Enforcement Law Reporter," edited by Bruce Zagaris.

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Limiting the Reach of the Supreme Court’s ‘McDonnell’ Decision

Jonathan Sack recently co-authored an article about the “official act” requirement set forth in the Supreme Court’s McDonnell decision and how recent 2nd Circuit decisions highlight how fluid key aspects of anti-bribery law remain.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Credit Suisse Should Push for 'A Good Culture of Compliance' to Avoid Damage by Employee Misconduct

Daniel Bühr, the chairman of Ethics and Compliance Switzerland, analyzes why companies should have a “clear set of values and a good culture of compliance” to avoid reputational damage from employee misconduct. 

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Facebook Post at Center of Contempt of Court Action in Singapore

Abraham Vergis is representing Li Shengwu, the nephew of Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, in a contempt-of-court action brought against him for a 2017 Facebook post that the Singapore government called and "attack." 

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Saturday, September 21, 2019

When a Strategic Narrative Wins and How to Achieve It

Elizabeth Ortega's article, featured in Legal Business World, examines the importance of defining your narrative at the onset. 

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Can Swiss Refineries Get Ahead of Counterfeiters?

Mark Pieth provides insight into the gold industry and gold laundering for this Spanish version of an SWI article about how refineries are winning at staying ahead of counterfeiters. 

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Friday, August 30, 2019

2019 Basel AML Index Published

Basel AML Index, an independent annual ranking accessing money laundering and terrorist financing worldwide, was just published for 2019.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

New Business Roundtable Statement

David Massey recently wrote about the new Business Roundtable statement on the purposes of a corporation. 

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Analysis on Legality of Exchange of Financial Intelligence

Antenor Madruga co-published an analysis on the legality of the exchange of financial intelligence by Financial Intelligence Units, Egmont Group members and the efficacy of such data in money laundering crimes.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

GIR‘s Extradition Know-How 2019

GIR‘s Extradition Know-How 2019 features Stephane Bonifassi’s review from a French perspective. 

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