News round-up: US and EU sanctions divergence, modern slavery focus, avalanche of AML reports

The sanctions agenda heats up I recently attended the UK Finance sanctions conference for banking and the energy sector. The event was at capacity, with a high calibre of speaker; the debate vigorous as policy differences between the US and …

News round-up: FATF evaluates Cayman islands; Sanctions fatigue; App to combat modern slavery

As the clocks go forward, the days draw out and our daily dose of sunshine gets longer, our thoughts naturally turn to summer and, in turn, holidays. But where to go? Perhaps the Cayman Islands and some Caribbean sunshine? Well …

News round-up: Sanctions busting; EU AML; Cybercrime growth; Human trafficking on the rise?

Instantly recognisable, the relentless click, clack of Newton’s Cradle (a highly favoured executive toy) was a common sound in offices for many years. If you cast your mind back to your schooldays you’ll no doubt remember that it demonstrates Newton’s …