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HSBC fires staff for making mock ISIS execution video

Just when you thought it couldn’t surprise you any more – U.K. bank HSBC has been embroiled in a new controversy after staff posted a clip on the internet mimicking an Islamic State execution. 272 more words

Finance

Central Bank of Cyprus says all quiet in banking sector

By Stelios Orphanides – The Cyprus-Mail

The outcome of the Greek referendum yesterday has not affected the Cypriot banking system and the subsidiaries of Greek lenders in Cyprus, a Central Bank of Cyprus spokesperson said. 136 more words

Mobile Money - Banking for the Unbanked

Dubai, July 7, 2015: Technology has revolutionized banking. Digital transformation in the banking sector has paved the way for the growth of paperless and cashless transactions. 554 more words

Banking & Financial

Greece--some thoughts from a plane

Last week, while flying home from a visit to Denmark, I wrote down some thoughts on the Greece situation at the request of my uncle in the USA. 1,561 more words

Thoughts From My Car

The SEC’s New Whistleblower Rules: Implications for your Company’s Compliance and Fraud Program

Course Description:

The Dodd Frank Act’s whistle-blower provisions make it possible for an individual with “original information” regarding violations of the securities laws to submit it to the SEC and receive up to 30% of the monetary penalties in the event the SEC or certain other government enforcement agencies bring a successful case based on that information and the penalties exceed one million dollars. 342 more words

London Is Now The Global Money-Laundering Center For The Drug Trade, Says Crime Expert

The City of London is the money-laundering center of the world’s drug trade, according to an internationally acclaimed crime expert.

UK banks and financial services have ignored so-called “know your customer” rules designed to curb criminals’ abilities to launder the proceeds of crime, Roberto Saviano warned. 742 more words

Banking