Deutsche Bank fined $425 million; the Bank allowed traders to engage in a Money-Laundering scheme

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has issued an announcement to inform for a $425 Million fine imposed to Deutsche Bank. The Bank Allowed Traders to ... Read More

Bank fined $215 Million by DFS for violating Anti Money Laundering Laws

DFS Investigation Uncovers Intentional Actions to Obscure U.S. Dollar Clearing Transactions, Including Counterfeit and Falsified Invoices involving China and Russia and Omission of Information Regarding Possible U.S. Dollar Trades ... Read More

ASIC suspends AFS licence for failing to lodge financial statements

ASIC suspended the Australian financial services (AFS) licence of Parramatta-based Rural & General Insurance Broking Pty Limited (RGIB) for failing to lodge financial statements, auditor’s reports and auditor’s opinions ... Read More

Armenia passes a new package of laws regulating the local financial markets

The Armenian parliament has passed a package of laws regulating the local financial markets and amendments to the law on the securities market, following close cooperation with the European ... Read More

FINRA Fines Merrill Lynch $2.8 Million

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced today that it has fined Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith Inc. $2.8 million for systemic trade reporting, Order Audit Trail System ... Read More

Fintech Upstart LendUp Fined by CFPB, California Regulator

Fintech upstart LendUp was fined by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and a California state regulator over widespread violations of payday- and installment-lending laws. The San Francisco-based lender, which ... Read More
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Facebook Plan For WhatsApp Data Poses Legal Risks

When WhatsApp announced on Thursday that it would start sharing data with its corporate parent, Facebook, some of its fans howled that the popular messaging service was betraying long-held promises ... Read More

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants redefines accountants’ Ethical Role

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants® (IESBA®, the Ethics Board) today released a new standard, Responding to Non-Compliance with Laws and Regulations. The standard sets out a first-of-its-kind framework to guide ... Read More
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Who’s Happy After Brexit? Lawyers

The happiest people in Britain today may well be the lawyers. Setting aside the symbolic meaning of the British vote to leave the European Union, practically speaking “Brexit” means ... Read More

Alibaba faces U.S. investigation into its accounting practices

Alibaba’s accounting methods are under investigation in the U.S. The Chinese e-commerce giant, which went public in 2014 in the largest NYSE IPO in history, quietly disclosed that the SEC is ... Read More
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