MONEY laundering opportunities abound in Ireland and across Europe, despite EU backed legislation introduced, in 1992 aimed at making life, impossible for the launderers. No one has been prosecuted in Ireland or Britain under the regulations.

This article was written by JANE SUITER


The Irish Financial Services Centre (IFSC) is developing a reputation in connection with money laundering, according to an expert in the area.

Solicitor and author, Mr Nigel Morris-Cotterill said that the reputation may or may not be correct, but it was gaining credence among professionals who specialised in combatting the activity.


This article by Phil Caine appeared in The World on 9 February, 2011


Following the case in which a bank dropped a mosque as a customer based on information in a watch list, I was contacted by Complinet, for which I am a consulting editor, and asked for an opinion on the general circumstances of financial institutions, watch lists and de risking in general.

I was not invited to, and did not, comment on the specific case.

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Nigel Morris-Cotterill This article first appeared in Compliance Alert in May 2016.