Midweek Roundup: U.S. Sands Case Spurs Casinos to Amend AML Programs, Egyptian Turmoil Stalls Asset Restitution, and More

The U.S. Justice Department's $47.4 million non-prosecution agreement (NPA) with Las Vegas Sands Corp. has prompted other casinos to retool their anti-money laundering programs to avoid possible regulatory scrutiny, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. One casino in the city is studying the NPA to determine whether to tweak their current controls, the newspaper said. More and More Egypt's ouster of Mohamed Mursi's government has indefinitely stalled plans to return looted Egyptian assets held in Swiss bank accounts, reported. Last month, Switzerland's Federal Justice Office called for an evaluation of the independence of Egypt's judges ahead of the planned...