Regret and incomprehension

A former finance minister of Romania spoke in hushed tones yesterday of his regret at the UK’s impending departure from the EU. His reason was the loss to the EU of the UK’s security apparatus and facilities. He acknowledged that the British people had spoken, but he could not disguise …

Terrorism update

Very interesting disclosure by Amber Rudd that there may be no connection between Parsons Green bomber and IS. This confirms my previous view that the tube bomb was uncharacteristically amateurish for the terror group  While we know nothing at this moment about the nature of the bomber, lone actors who …

Spotlight on Belgian court settlements, fears financial crimes brushed under carpet

Jul 18 2017 Nick Kochan, published in ThomsonReuters Compliance Complete   Companies seeking out-of-court settlements in Belgium will face demands for greater transparency following the publication, expected towards the end of the year, of a report drawn up by a committee of 18 parliamentary representatives. One key finding will be the …