Regulatory Compliance Journal

Financial crime and regulatory compliance information for professionals finance, legal and technology enthusiasts

What can be done to improve the efficiency of AML fines?

The heavy fines imposed on financial institutions for AML deficiencies over the years have frequently fallen short in achieving their goals. This inefficiency is manifest in the repeat offending of such banks, the heavy burden it places on them, and the lack of improvement in the AML system. A ...

How effective are AML fines?

Considered a strong deterrent against financial crime, AML fines seem to be little more than symbolic slaps on the wrist for financial institutions with vast pockets. With trillions of dollars being freely laundered every year and ambiguous structural changes required to effectively combat mone...

How are charities used for money laundering?

As funds flow into the hands of charities, an unsettling question arises: is your donation inadvertently fueling money laundering activities? While the noble intentions behind charitable giving inspires positive change, criminals have exploited the realm of benevolence, using it as a strategic ...

How can AML experts fight trade-base money laundering?

Beneath the seemingly ordinary surface of global commerce, criminals have created an underground world of complex schemes, where legitimate business transactions serve as a smokescreen for their illicit activities. How can anti-money laundering experts stop the flow of illegal funds into the wo...

European Data Protection Authorities Websites [Compiled list]

The protection of privacy has grown to be of utmost importance in a society where our every action is digitally recorded and where personal information is exchanged like an untraceable currency. European Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) have launched a privacy revolution and established the ...

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How effective are AML fines?

Anti Money Laundering, Audit Findings, Compliance, Due Diligence, Financial Institutions, Financial firms, Money Laundering, Risk Based Approach,

Considered a strong deterrent against financial crime, AML fines seem to be little more than symbolic slaps on the wrist for financial institutions with vast pockets. With trillions of dollars being freely laundered every year and ambiguous structura...

The hidden costs of golden visas

AML, KYC, Europe, Monitoring, Privacy, Reporting, Investment, 5AMLD, Russia, Transparency, Financial Sanctions, Due Diligence, Corruption, Financial Institutions,

Over the past years, the golden visa has seen a surge in participation in its programmes. But along with its rising popularity, corruption and AML risks have also seeped into its core. Many argue that citizenship is a public good, not a commodity for...

How is artificial intelligence a challenge to GDPR?

Compliance, Data breach, Data Protection Authority, Data Security, Europe, EU, GDPR, Privacy, Personal Data,

In today's data-driven world, the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing industries and empowering businesses to unlock unprecedented opportunities. But this changing landscape has given rise to privacy and security i...