Monday Compliance News - Around the World

GCSG's Monday Compliance News is a compilation of some of the previous weeks interesting trade compliance, anti-bribery/corruption, fraud, and due diligence news bites, from around the world.

UK will leave Customs Union and negotiate a free-trade deal | Sky News

"Speaking to Sky News Political Editor Faisal Islam, she said: "We are leaving the Customs Union.  Then we are going to negotiate a free-trade agreement with the EU." (Click here for the article) - UK, EU

U.S. slaps sanctions on network run through Laos casino | The Wall Street Journal

"The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday put sanctions on Laos-based alleged crime network it said operated through a casino and engaged in..." (Click here for the article) - Laos, US

U.S. becomes world's second-biggest tax haven | The Wall Street Journal

"The U.S. rose for the third straight time in a ranking of tax havens, becoming the world's second-largest, according to the latest analysis by a research..." (Click here for the article) - Global

Volkswagen supplier to face criminal case in emissions fraud | The Wall Street Journal

"A supplier for Volkswagen AG is in discussions with the U.S. Justice Department to resolve an impending criminal case arising from its alleged..." (Click here for the article) - Germany, U.S.

Whistleblower lawyers see a growth area: Customs Fraud | The Wall Street Journal

"Whistleblower lawyers see room for extra business on a new front: chasing customs-linked wrongdoing ranging from failing to label imported goods to shipping rhinoceros horn across the border..." (Click here for the article) - U.S.