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Civil Society Welcomes U.S. Anti-Money Laundering Review
November 14th, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition welcomed news that the U.S. Department of the Treasury will be leading a government task force to review the nation’s antiquated anti-money laundering regulations. The FACT Coalition—an alliance of more than 60 prominent anti-corruption, transparency, small business, and global development groups—originally called on the Treasury Department in September 2011 to undertake such a review.
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Enforcing Laws Works: HSBC Money Laundering Edition
November 9th, 2012
Two pieces of pretty good news about anti-money laundering enforcement came out of HSBC this week. You might recall that earlier this year, a U.S. Senate investigation uncovered incredibly lax money laundering enforcement at the bank, including close ties to organized crime.
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