Security Union: Cracking down on the illegal import of cultural goods used to finance terrorism

The European Commission has today put forward new rules to clamp down on the illegal import and trafficking of cultural goods from outside the EU, often linked to terrorist financing and other criminal activity. Today's proposal marks one of the final steps set out in the Commission's action plan to strengthen the fight against terrorism financing. [...]

Automated Financial Systems Taps IBM Cloud to Expand Financial Services

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Automated Financial Systems, Inc. (AFS), a global leader in commercial lending to top-tier financial institutions is utilising the IBM Cloud to expand its loan processing capacity to support its overall growth and market expansion. AFS, whose clients include two-thirds of the top 25 U.S. banks and bank holding companies, [...]