Latvia: Norvik Banka and Rietumu Banka fined

Finance and Capital Market Commission in cooperation with Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Counterproliferation Center found out in a target inspection that Latvian banks – Norvik Banka and Rietumu Banka – had not followed requirements of regulations for the prevention of money laundering and terrorism funding. Violations are associated with client evaluation, which includes transaction monitoring…

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Ukraine: Finance Ministry and PrivatBank sign memorandum of cooperation

The Finance Ministry of Ukraine and PrivatBank signed a memorandum of cooperation, which would allow using unique achievements and technologies of the bank in the IT industry to create a unified system for verifying budgetary payments in Ukraine, the PrivatBank press service reports. According to Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk, the national budget annually loses billions…

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