Monthly Archive: January 2018

2017 Compliance Trends

From 2008 to 2016, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) fines have increased tremendously from $890 million to $2.48 billion in 2016.  Although 2017 showed a slight decrease with the total in fines only reaching $1.92 billion to resolve FCPA cases,… Read more >

Britain Announces World’s First Public Register to Fight Money Laundering

In order to fight money laundering within the British property market, Britain’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy introduced the world’s first public register that requires overseas companies which own or have the ability to buy property within the… Read more >

Bulgaria’s New Anti-Money Laundering Act

In an effort to combat money laundering, the Bulgarian Parliament is in the process of passing the Measures Against Money Laundering Directive Act (the “Bill”) as ordered by the European Union’s 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4th AMLD).  The Bill, which… Read more >