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Many were surprised when they saw the FCA’s recent announcement that investment managers are still failing to meet their Best Execution obligations. That firms are failing to hit the required standard wasn’t the source of the surprise – it was the timing of the announcement. MiFID II already notes weaknesses in the current regime. So, why are the FCA causing a fuss about MiFID I now, with a life of only nine months left?Is Asia doing enough to help prevent corruption?
If you Google ‘Corruption’ and view images, the main theme is one hand passing cash to another hand. However, you’d be unwise to think that in the 21st century, this is how corruption occurs. It would of course be incorrect to think that cash is still not the main currency when bribing government officials, but firms must look beyond the infamous ‘brown envelope’. Bribery can occur in many forms, such as providing food and refreshments at a sporting event, the promise of a first-rate education for a child, or perhaps even a Lamborghini.Bovill enters US market – appoints Head of AmericasBovill is expanding its global footprint by entering the US market and has appointed Andra Purkalitis as a Partner and Head of Americas to lead the US initiative.Financial Crime – Foreign Banks Study on ‘Customer Risk’- Report Published
Bovill publishes its study into how foreign banks are assessing customer risk as part of their overall financial crime framework.