Britain’s cocklers – How low-cost labourers paid the ultimate price

http://hongrie-gourmande.com/frensis/5353 The subcontracted worker is as much a stakeholder of a corporation as its consumer or its shareholder. The integrity and background of a company’s workers need as much scrutiny as the goods they make. Companies in the food area use many low-paid workers and they are under particular pressure to …

Banks, money laundering and terrorism

Money laundering practice is in confusion as banks struggle to understand terrorist financing and government fails to support the financial community with resources skills and systems. That is the conclusion of two years of frantic activity and expenditure by the world’s banking system, post September 11. The implications for global …

Singapore tightens up

Singapore is set to beef up its guidelines against money laundering and terrorist finance. The country’s regulator has announced plans to revise its guidelines regulating financial institutions and the fight money laundering and the funding of terrorism. These will complement the government’s latest laws, passed in 2002, to combat criminal …