Monthly Archive: September 2017

Stronger Anti-Money Laundering Provisions in China

In 2007, China’s anti-money laundering (AML) law became effective, improving supervision. However, the system still had inefficiencies, leaving a gap between China’s international participation in this field and its international status. By 2020, the State Council, China’s cabinet, expects to… Read more >

Pakistani Bank Fined $630 Million for AML Violations

In August, Habib Bank Ltd (HBL), was fined a record $630 million for a Pakistani financial institution by the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) for noncompliance with state and federal anti-money laundering (AML) laws at its U.S…. Read more >

Prevention of Terrorist Financing With New Legislation

In order to combat terrorist financing via nonprofit organizations, the Cayman government must use knowledge as their main weapon.  Unfortunately, information is what the government is lacking and this weakness is leaving them susceptible to terrorist financing and other illicit… Read more >