Skallet and Salif announce anti-money laundering partnership

It is estimated that proceeds from crime represent 2-5% of global GDP (about US$2 trillion) yet less than 1% is confiscated or frozen by law enforcement agencies. Financial institutions and banks play a major role in combating money laundering, much of which is enforced by financial regulators, both by working with law enforcement agencies, but … Read more

Brexit and immigration: This surprising political lesson from the UK about the true nature of our identity concerns

Boris Johnson delivers a speech on immigration at Leeds Airport on 14 April 2022. Since Brexit, immigration to the United Kingdom has increased. Atlantico: Since Brexit, Immigration to the UK has increased. However, it is no longer seen as a major issue by British citizens at all, according to data from the IPSOS Issues Index … Read more

Managing expectations is more important than money

Morgan Housel instead believes that the key to investing success is time. (Picture 123RF) Author and speaker Morgan Housell says an investor who doesn’t manage their expectations can never be satisfied, no matter how much money they raise over their lifetime. The American Investor is the author of the book The Psychology of Money: Some … Read more

Skaleet partners with Thunes to expand money transfer capabilities to clients worldwide

Skaleet (, an international financial technology company that provides the next generation of core banking platform (CBP), has announced a partnership with Thunes, the world’s leading payments converter to complement its existing ecosystem. Skaleet wanted to find a partner capable of providing instant and international payment service, for both B2B and B2C objective. Thanks to … Read more

Cop15 / Green business forum: Invitation to the Ivorian private sector to benefit from climate finance resources

As part of the Cop15 that opened on May 9, 2022, at the Sofitel Abidjan Ivoire, a business forum on climate finance was held on Tuesday, chaired by the Minister of Trade, Industry and Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises. One of the highlights was the second day (10 May) of the COP15 Conference on … Read more

Money Laundering – The Fowler Oldfield Case. What lessons can be drawn from this for the financial sector?

NatWest, the UK’s largest commercial bank, formerly known as Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), was fined £256m in December 2021 after pleading guilty to three counts of failing to adequately monitor its clients’ accounts and failing to detect signs of funds. Money laundering between 2012 and 2016. Fowler Oldfield, a goldsmith founded in Bradford in … Read more

Inflation today and stagnation tomorrow?

Inflation was +4.5%, according to INSEE, for the month of March. Eurostat confirms that the Eurozone is over 7%. Sectoral trends have been recorded at up to 15% (materials, wood, steel, aluminium) and appear to be robust. Since then, the issue of purchasing power has once again become the primary concern of the citizens and … Read more

Why moving away from Doing Business was necessary

Posted in: 09/20/2021 – 08:34 Exit from the comprehensive Doing Business rankings published each year by the World Bank. It was finally abandoned on Thursday, September 16, 2021. The sooner the better, rejoice all those who objected to it many years ago already. They are abundant. There are, of course, countries with poor ratings and … Read more