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Regulation in gaming - a client interview with Kira Mendelsohn from Playtech

We spoke to Kira Mendelsohn, the Social Responsibility and Compliance Attorney at Playtech, the world's largest online gaming software supplier. Kira has pioneered Playtech's adoption of Arachnys' D3 product to enhance their Anti-Money Laundering  and Counter Financing Terrorism processes -...

Lack of transparency and data availability makes MENA “a black hole for litigation”

Lack of transparency and data availability makes MENA “a black hole for litigation”

  • New research from leading global due diligence provider, Arachnys, exposes transparency shortfalls in MENA region;

  • Only one MENA country – tech oasis, Israel – has managed to secure a place in the global top...

Kanoon conundrum: locating court judgments in India

Kanoon conundrum, locating court judgments in India

One of India’s largest conglomerates, the Sahara Group found itself at the heart of a large-scale investment scandal when it emerged that two of its firms had raised money from investors throughan investment scheme deemed illegal by the...

UK and Denmark open their books: Director and ownership information now available for free

UK and Denmark open their books: Director and ownership information now available for free

Two weeks ago, Companies House UK released a beta version of its new online service allowing access to all of the agency’s public data free of charge. This will provide immediate access to names of directors,...

Behind the paywall: Thailand's Business Data Warehouse

 Image credit: Joan Campderrós-i-Canas, CC-BY-2.0, via Flickr.

Fighting corruption was one of the grounds put forward by the military junta when, in May 2014, they seized power in Thailand, indicting the former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra over a rice subsidies scheme, allegedly used to...

3 things compliance professionals need to know about the UK general election

3 things compliance professionals need to know about the UK general election

Image credit: UK Parliament/Stephen Pike. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament.

Behind the paywall: São Paulo Board of Trade

 Image credit: Júlio Boaro, CC-BY-2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

São Paulo is the name of both Brazil’s most populous state, with 645 municipalities and an estimated 41.9 million inhabitants, and the country’s fastest growing city with approximately 11 million inhabitants. The metropolis of São...

Seeing the wood from the trees: Re-taking control of banking risk and regulation

Seeing the wood from the trees: Re-taking control of banking risk and regulation

Photo CC Flickr User Aurelien Guichard

US regulators keeping the heat on financial crimes in 2015

US regulators keeping the heat on financial crimes in 2015

Unlike in Europe, there is no major new anti-corruption legislation in the pipeline for 2015 but there are indications of an expansion in existing legislation as well as a continuation of aggressive and far-reaching enforcement. US...