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1. Cyprus improving its anti money laundering compliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-improving-its-anti-money-laundering-compliance

Cyprus has recorded some progress in improving its level of compliance with Financial Action Task Force (FATF) standards on combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism,...

2. AG files appeal against acquittal in first 'golden passport' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ag-files-appeal-against-acquittal-in-first-golden-passport-trial

The Attorney General of the Republic filed an appeal on Friday against the acquittal decision of the Larnaca Permanent Criminal Court, issued on November 4, 2022, in connection with a case involving the exceptional naturalization of foreign investors and businessmen....

3. Defendants acquitted in first 'golden passports' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defendants-acquitted-in-first-golden-passports-trial

Nine defendants—5 people and 4 legal entities—were cleared and released from the 36 charges they were facing in the case involving the exceptional naturalization of foreign applicants by the Larnaca-Famagusta Permanent Criminal Court, which convened today, Friday, November 4. This decision was based on the Kalogeros ruling....

4. Cyprus has come a long way in restoring reputation over anti-money laundering issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-has-come-a-long-way-in-restoring-reputation-over-anti-money-laundering-issues

The Republic of Cyprus has come a long way in dealing with anti-corruption and Anti-money laundering (AML) issues, making important strides in restoring the Republic of Cyprus’ reputation, said US Ambassador to Cyprus, Judith Garber speaking on Tuesday at EY’s Cyprus Attractiveness Forum....

5. Cavusoglu: 'TRNC' delegations will be established in two EU member states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-trnc-delegations-will-be-established-in-two-eu-member-states

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that although the pseudo-state has not been recognized, representative offices will now be established in two EU nations. ...

6. Steele dossier acquittal highlights missing link in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/steele-dossier-acquittal-points-to-missing-link-in-cyprus

A Russian analyst was acquitted this week of accusations he provided false information that triggered an FBI probe against Trump, but a major takeaway from the trial pointed to Cyprus being a missing link in the investigation after insufficient evidence about an alleged source of the infamous Steele Dossier was not properly vetted...

7. Americans show more interest in Greece's golden visa program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/americans-show-more-interest-in-greece-s-golden-visa-program

Americans’ interest in Greece’s Golden Visa program has marked a significant increase recently, according to the latest report of real estate experts Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices....

8. Investigating Russian remittances to Mount Athos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigating-russian-remittances-to-mount-athos

The Money Laundering Authority is investigating suspicious money transfers from abroad to the individual accounts of monks on Mount Athos....

9. SBA judge slams criminal justice system in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sba-judge-slams-criminal-justice-system-in-cyprus

A resident judge on the British Bases in Cyprus, who recently denied a removal request for two suspects in connection with an ongoing fake cocaine investigation, took the time in his remarks to issue a far-reaching indictment against the maladies of the Greek Cypriot criminal justice system...

10. Spain gave 'golden visa' to former Mexican president being investigated for corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-gave-golden-visa-to-former-mexican-president-being-investigated-for-corruption

The Spanish authorities have finally confirmed that the former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who is being investigated by Mexico’s attorney general’s office for alleged money laundering, illicit enrichment, and illegal international transfers, is a legal resident of the country....

11. Turkey threatens Cyprus and East Med security over arms issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-threatens-cyprus-and-east-med-security-over-arms-issue

Turkey has threatened Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean and condemned the United States after the US decided to lift an arms embargo on Cyprus....

12. US lifts embargo on Cyprus but with Russian caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-embargo-on-cyprus-but-with-russian-caveat

Washington says it will go all the way in lifting an arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus starting next month, but defense trade restrictions could be reapplied at any time if Nicosia fails to implement certain steps against Russia...

13. Russians can no longer get golden visas from Portugal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-can-no-longer-get-golden-visas-from-portugal

A total of ten Russian citizens who applied for Portugal’s Golden Visas from February 24 this year have been denied, according to the announcement provided by the Portuguese Immigration and Border Service....

14. North plays catch-up with illicit cash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-plays-catch-up-with-illicit-cash

Turkish Cypriot authorities have their hands full as they investigate large sums of money being laundered in Cyprus, with cases ranging from probing courier operations south of the divided island’s UN buffer zone to media speculating on the scope of rampant tax evasion in the north...

15. ECOMMBX receives the prestigious Ιnvest Cyprus International Investment Award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ecommbx-receives-the-prestigious-invest-cyprus-international-investment-award

On 1 July 2022, at the 10th Ιnvest Cyprus International Investment Awards ceremony at the Parklane Spa & Resort in Limassol, under the auspices of the President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades. ...

16. Credit Suisse guilty of money laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/credit-suisse-guilty-of-money-laundering

Credit Suisse has been found guilty and fined for involvement in money laundering related to a Bulgarian drugs ring....

17. Police arrest suspects in latest scam probes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrest-suspects-in-latest-scam-probes

Cyprus Police have been rounding up suspects in connection with fraud and deception cases under investigation, including a man accused of promising fame to unsuspecting artists under false pretenses...

18. Iran seizes two Greek tankers as tensions rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-seizes-two-greek-tankers-as-tensions-rise

Iranian forces seized two Greek tankers in the Gulf on Friday, shortly after Tehran warned it would take "punitive action" against Athens over the confiscation of Iranian oil by the United States from a tanker held off the Greek coast...

19. Cyprus' RCB Bank and its Kremlin ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rcb-bank-and-its-kremlin-ties

On March 24, Cyprus’s fourth-largest bank announced it would wind down its banking operations in the wake of the “volatile geopolitical situation” caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a month earlier....

20. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Cryptocurrency: The requirement of a firm to service the local market trading in cryptocurrency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-cryptocurrency-the-requirement-of-a-firm-to-service-the-local-market-trading-in-cryptocurrency

21. K. Treppides & Co Ltd- Cryptocurrencies: Regulating cryptocurrency trading in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-cryptocurrencies-regulating-cryptocurrency-trading-in-cyprus

22. Moscow jumps on Burisma links to Kiev

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-jumps-on-burisma-links-to-kiev

Moscow has put together an elaborate diagram alleging Biden connections to Ukrainian biological labs, with new revelations initially described by Washington as “Russian disinformation” now gaining traction in the United States and reaching all the way to Cyprus...

23. Where have wealthy Russians disappeared to?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-have-wealthy-russians-disappeared-to

It stretches into the Persian Gulf from Dubai. The man-made archipelago in the shape of a huge palm tree is full of luxury hotels, apartments and villas....

24. Cyprus is losing its Russians, confronting existential questions about its economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-losing-its-russians-confronting-existential-questions-about-its-economy

For decades, Cyprus built an economy that courted Russians — Russian tourists, Russian investors, Russian oligarchs. ...

25. Switzerland will freeze Russian owned crypto assets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/switzerland-will-freeze-russian-owned-crypto-assets

Switzerland is to freeze all crypto assets held within its borders that are owned by Russians and the country’s businesses sanctioned by the EU....

26. Historic leak of Swiss banking records reveals unsavory clients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-leak-of-swiss-banking-records-reveals-unsavory-clients

Despite two decades of pledges by Credit Suisse to crack down on illegitimate funds, data leaked from the bank reveals that it catered to dozens of criminals, dictators, intelligence officials, sanctioned parties and political actors with outsized wealth....

27. Cyprus and USA sign Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-usa-sign-science-and-technology-cooperation-agreement

Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriacos Kokkinos and US Ambassador to Cyprus Judith Garber signed on Friday a Cooperation Agreement on Science and Technology between Cyprus and the United States, on the occasion of the International Women and Girls in Science Day....

28. Credit Suisse faces money laundering charges in Bulgarian cocaine traffickers trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/credit-suisse-faces-money-laundering-charges-in-bulgarian-cocaine-traffickers-trial

Credit Suisse faced charges in a Swiss court on Monday for allowing an alleged Bulgarian cocaine trafficking gang to launder millions of euros, some of it stuffed into suitcases....

29. MONEYVAL: Cyprus makes some progress in the fight against money laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/moneyval-cyprus-makes-some-progress-in-the-fight-against-money-laundering

Cyprus has made some progress in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing by partially complying with recommendations set out by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), according to a report by the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism - MONEYVAL....

30. Bank of Cyprus fined 790,000 euros

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bank-of-cyprus-fined-790-000-euros

The Central Bank of Cyprus said it has imposed a fine amounting to €790,000 to Bank of Cyprus, the island’s largest lender over failure to comply with τhe anti-money laundering law and the CBC directive....

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