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  • 15 Oct 2018 11:44 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Banking lobby UK Finance has floated the idea of imposing a universal tax on funds transfers which banks could dip into to compensate victims of push payments fraud.

    https://www.finextra.com/newsarticle/32762/uk-finance-proposes-payments-tax-to-compensate-fraud-victims

  • 15 Oct 2018 11:43 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Former City trader Kweku Adoboli, who gambled away £1.4 billion in the UK’s biggest banking fraud, has been bailed from detention pending a decision over his deportation.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/uk-news/2018/10/09/14bn-fraud-trader-kweku-adoboli-bailed-pending-deportation-decision/


  • 15 Oct 2018 11:42 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Former HBos banker behind a £245m swindle has been ordered to pay back just £130,000.

    https://www.ftadviser.com/mortgages/2018/10/09/hbos-banker-behind-245m-fraud-must-repay-130k/


  • 15 Oct 2018 11:38 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    As part of their study, they are conducting an independent survey to gain a better understanding of how professionals are targeted and recruited by organised crime groups (OCGs), the regulatory response to the threat of OCGs and the preventative measures aimed at safeguarding you as a professional.

    https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/news/stories/independent-icpr-survey-on-money-launderers-targeting-professionals/

  • 15 Oct 2018 11:38 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The new director of the SFO announced that the agency will ramp up its efforts to crack down on money laundering and attempt to speed up charging decisions against individuals.

    https://globalinvestigationsreview.com/article/1175362/uk-serious-fraud-office-to-look-harder-at-money-laundering

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:28 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Tesco Bank has been fined £16.4m by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for failing to exercise due skill, care and diligence in protecting its personal current account holders against a cyber-attack in November 2016.

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252449747/Tesco-Bank-gets-first-cyber-related-FCA-fine

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:28 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The advertising watchdog has ruled Lloyds shouldn't be forced to ditch the claim it is "by your side" because HBos employees were found guilty of fraud.

    https://www.ftadviser.com/mortgages/2018/10/05/watchdog-rejects-complaint-about-lloyds-puffery/

  • 30 Sep 2018 11:35 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Banks in the UK will need to apply to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) by 14 June 2019 for an exemption from a central regulatory requirement of EU payment services laws.


    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/september/fca-sets-psd2-interface-deadlines/

  • 30 Sep 2018 11:34 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK's Treasury Select Committee has published a fairly strongly-worded report into "crypto-assets"

    https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmtreasy/910/91002.htm

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