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Top 10 HNWIs in Africa

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By: Wealth-X The wealthiest man in Africa is Nigeria’s Aliko Mohammed Dangote, a self-made business tycoon with a personal fortune of US$17 billion. He leads the Wealth-X list of Africa’s wealthiest individuals, which is primarily dominated by South Africans and … Continue reading

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Strengthening AML regulations across the world

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Money Laundering laws strengthened in Bahrain Money Laundering regulations in Bahrain have been strengthened following the signing of a Royal Decree by Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.  In an amendment to the Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism regulations, security … Continue reading

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AML in the News

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BaFin is checking Deutsche Bank AML controls According to Reuters, the German regulator, BaFin, is looking into whether Deutsche Bank needs to tighten up its Anti Money Laundering (AML) controls.  The regulator is apparently concerned at potential delays in reporting … Continue reading

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Targeting new wealth in Africa

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Barclays is joining Citigroup and UBS in targeting millionaire clients in Africa by creating Barclays Africa, through a merger with Absa Group. That will give Barclays access to 1200 branches across the continent and estimated 128 million households. The number of … Continue reading

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