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HSBC to pay $765m over toxic bond sales in run-up to financial crisis

HSBC to pay $765m over toxic bond sales in run-up to financial crisis
RBS and Barclays settled for $4.9bn and $2bn respectively with the US justice department.Europe’s biggest bank, HSBC, has reached a $765m (£591m) settlement with the US Department of Justice to end an investigation into the sale of mortgage-backed ...

NPB Neue Privat Bank fined $5m over tax evasion charges

NPB Neue Privat Bank fined $5m over tax evasion charges
NPB Neue Privat Bank, a Zurich-based private bank, has agreed to pay a $5m penalty to resolve US Department of Justice’s (DoJ) allegations of helping US clients evade taxes. DoJ alleged that until 2012, the private bank operated a cross-border banking ...

Swiss bank settles US tax evasion probe

Swiss bank settles US tax evasion probe
The Zurich-based Neue Privat Bank (NPB) has paid $5 million (CHF5 million) fine to settle a criminal tax evasion investigation in the United States. NPB is one of a handful of so-called ‘category 1’ Swiss or Swiss-based bank branches that were still facing ...

Revolut reports suspected money laundering to UK authorities

Revolut reports suspected money laundering to UK authorities
LONDON (Reuters) - Digital bank Revolut has reported suspected money laundering activities on its network to British law enforcement and regulatory agencies, a spokesman said on Tuesday, adding that the sums of money involved were not significant. The ...

EU watchdog criticizes Malta for anti-money laundering shortcomings

EU watchdog criticizes Malta for anti-money laundering shortcomings
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union’s top banking watchdog has found “general and systematic shortcomings” in Malta’s application of EU anti-money-laundering rules, it said on Wednesday. The European Banking Authority’s (EBA) criticism came as it ...

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