Compliance

Why Ghosn’s still jailed and what it says about Japan

TOKYO • Carlos Ghosn, the deposed chairman of Nissan Motor Co, was until recently a jet-setting captain of industry. To the shock of many, he was arrested ...

Dating with the concept of due diligence

In business gamut, due diligence has assumed the status of de rigueur, meaning fashion statement
Pic By TMR File  It IS imperative ...

Kenanga firepower to combat fraud, bribery and corruption

The financial group has also put in place best practices requiring proper due diligence on counter-parties prior to establishing business relationships ...

Danske was caught, but the real ‘problem is still out there’

COPENHAGEN • Europe faces a sobering reality as it steps up its fight against money laundering.
In recent months and years, some of Europe’s biggest ...

Danske laundromat probe may be expanded to target fateful deal

Danske laundromat probe may be expanded to target fateful deal
By BLOOMBERG Copenhagen • Danish law-makers want to find out whether the Estonian unit ...

Senai International Airport bags APAC regional airport of the year

By TMR
Senai International Airport bagged a top award at the CAPA Asia Pacific Aviation Awards for Excellence 2018 in part for its leading role in ...

What bothers a compliance officer when dealing with BNM, SC?

One major issue is the over-burdening of FIs with compliance reporting
by HABHAJAN SINGH / TMR file pix There is new-found vigour and excitement for ...

Sweden’s bank lobby calls for common Nordic AML guidelines

The Swedish Bankers’ Association said Nordic lenders should consider developing a set of common guidelines to counter money laundering, as a scandal ...

Better recognition of construction materials test reports, certifications

Quality of building materials is of paramount importance to ensure quality of construction, says Ahmad Asri
By HABHAJAN SINGH Malaysia and its ...

Singapore’s bank intel-sharing plan in ‘coma’ on cost concern

By BLOOMBERG
Singapore • Singapore has put on hold a plan for banks to share information on their corporate clients, after the cost of the project ...

Fearlessly independent retired judge 
to steer Competition Commission

Mohd Hishamudin replaces a former Setiu MP whose term was supposed to expire in March 2020
By HABHAJAN SINGH Datuk Seri Mohd Hishamudin Md Yunus, a ...

A mega bank just joined the eurozone; it’s too big to fail

Stockholm • Yesterday, the number of banks deemed too big to fail in the eurozone grew to eight from seven. The new arrival is Nordea Bank Abp, which is ...