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HIGH DEMAND FOR TRAINED AML PROFESSIONALS IS KEEPING PAY LEVELS HEALTHY



 

WITH anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) controls becoming ever more comprehensive, strategic and widespread, the demand for trained AML/CFT professionals is growing. Salaries are increasing, as a result. This good compensation reflects the fact that AML work is becoming increasingly demanding because of regulatory requirements, said Michael Harris, director, financial crime compliance, at LexisNexis Risk Solutions.…

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SPAIN AND PORTUGAL BEAUTY SECTORS EYE EXPORTS, LEVERAGING LOCAL QUALITY AND INNOVATION



THE LONG lines of customer to the cash register in Inditex stores – the giant Spanish company behind High Street fashion brands Zara, Bershka and Pull&Bear (among others) – are also now buying personal care products as well as clothes. They funnel customers through shelves that are not only bursting with low-cost impulse buys, such as hair accessories, smart phone covers and key rings, but now also Inditex scents.…

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BRAZIL AUTO SECTOR HAPPY THAT ROUTE 2030 PLAN IS OPERATIONAL



BRAZIL’S automotive industry sector is optimistic about the future, now that the new government of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro has left the new Route 2030 package of industrial incentives untouched.

The President, who assumed office on January 1, had criticised Route 2030 (Rota 2030 in Portuguese) last November (2018), as a potential waste of money.…

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RELIGIOUS UNIVERSITIES IN MOZAMBIQUE OFFER ALTERNATIVE WAY TO CREATE INCLUSIVE HIGHER EDUCATION, SAY SUPPORTERS



Although religious universities educate only about 15% of all higher education students in Mozambique, they make a significant contribution to a country with very low levels of access to tertiary studies. Only 1% of the 29 million Mozambicans are currently attending attend higher education courses according to data provided by the country’s ministry of science and technology and higher education.…

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EU COUNTRIES FALLING SHORT ON BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP MONITORING



EUROPEAN Union member states are dragging their feet implementing the fourth anti-money laundering directive’s (4AMLD 2015/849) beneficial ownership rules. Only five countries met the June 26, 2017, AMLD4 deadline for having an ultimate beneficial ownership (UBO) register under national law – Britain, Denmark, France, Germany and Sweden- according to the European Commission. …

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – CHINA KNITTED FABRIC EXPORTS HIT BY AMERICAN DUTIES



CHINESE exports of knitted fabrics have been hit by major USA duties in the latest round of tit-for-tat tariffs imposed in the countries’ ongoing trade war. China exported USD470 million’s worth of knitted and crocheted fabrics to the USA in 2017, according to international trade data.…

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PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS KEY TO STOP ILLEGAL USE OF VIRTUAL CURRENCIES, SAY EXPERTS



JOINING expertise from the public and private sector to combat money laundering or terrorism financing (TF) aided by virtual currencies (VCs) is the way forward, financial crime experts told MEPs at the June 18 meeting of the European Parliament’s special committee on terrorism.…

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MALTA’S FAILINGS ON MONEY LAUNDERING UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT



The murder of graft-busting journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta on October 16 focused the world’s attention on the tiny Mediterranean tax haven and its failure to combat money laundering and corruption. 

But even before the murder, Malta was under fire for its shortcomings in tackling money laundering.…

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BRAZIL COSMETICS SECTOR POISED FOR SLOW REBOUND



BRAZIL’S beauty and personal care market took a hit in 2016, as the world’s fourth-biggest beauty market struggled to emerge from its worst-ever recession amid political corruption scandals. 

The outlook is for a slow recovery this year, as high unemployment keeps a lid on purchasing power in this market of 207 million people.…

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BRAND GET SERIOUS ABOUT TARGETING BLACK MIDDLE CLASS CONSUMERS IN SOUTH AFRICA



THE SOUTH African hair care market grew 6% in current value terms in the past year to South African Rand ZAR6.6 billion (USD488.4 million). And this growth is projected, by London-based market researchers Euromonitor, to rise by a 1% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in constant value terms over the next five years.…

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