Weekly Roundup: Ex-Goldman Sachs Banker Convicted in 1MDB Trial, Canada Previews AML Reforms, and More

A federal jury in New York found ex-Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng guilty of accepting and laundering bribes tied to the embezzlement of billions of dollars from Malaysian state fund 1MDB, The New York Times reported. More Canadian officials urged imposing anti-money laundering rules on crowdfunding platforms and the payment processors that serve them, CBC reported, citing a budget document. More They also plan to review their nation's existing AML framework and establish a law enforcement agency dedicated to probing financial crimes, according to the document. More The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority disclosed plans to hire 80 employees to scrutinize...