Weekly Roundup: Wikileaks to Release Bank Data, U.S. Pushes for Enforcement of North Korea Sanctions, and More

The publication of hundreds of U.S. diplomatic cables by Wikileaks dominated the news week and caught the attention of anti-money laundering professionals because of their references to politically exposed persons and entities violating sanctions laws. On Monday, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told Forbes that his organization is preparing to publish tens of thousands of documents leaked from a major U.S. bank implicating the institution in "flagrant violations" of American law. Past disclosures by Assange have prompted speculation that the company in question is Bank of America, though bank officials said that they had no evidence of a leak. More The...