Despite objections from Germany, there will be greater powers to monitor testing and fine companies in the wake of the VW scandal.
A LexisNexis survey also suggests most financial crime professionals expect legacy technology to become a barrier to fighting financial crime over the next two years.
Domestic banks could feel the greatest impact from the trend, an East & Partners survey suggests.
Payment fraud can no longer be regarded as a problem confined largely to the retail industry - nearly every section reports that the incidence is growing.
The major oil producers have agreed a further reining-in of production in a bid to push the price higher.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enacted on May 25 2018 and promises to revolutionise the way that firms collect, store, process and protect the personal information of customers, clients and employees.
The cheque might be an outmoded payment method, but many US organisations are reluctant to give it up. What’s more, after years of decline, cheque fraud shows signs of an uptick.
The one-notch downgrade by the credit ratings agency is the first for nearly 30 years.
The new rules aim to prevent companies overpaying tax and to increase the competitiveness of the eurozone.
Emerging markets offer “a world of opportunity”, but delegates at the recent ACT Conference heard from treasurers whose companies operate in regions such as Africa about the challenges they also present.