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Politically exposed persons (PEPs) are individuals who have been entrusted with prominent public functions, such as gove...

The destruction of the ancient city of Palmyra and the beheading of its Antiquities Chief, Khaled al-Asaad, in 2015 by t...

The popularity of cryptocurrencies has risen significantly in recent years, with more individuals and businesses using t...

In recent years, the banking sector in the European Union has been shaken by different scandals related to money launder...

The Enterprise-Wide Risk Assessment (EWRA) or Overall Risk Assessment has become a regulatory obligation from an EU and ...

Since 1991, the European Union has regularly updated and released new anti-money laundering directives to adapt to and b...

In 2016, Panama Papers exposed a vast database of 214.000 offshore shell companies used by a variety of individuals and ...

Over the past years, the golden visa has seen a surge in participation in its programmes. But along with its rising popu...

In the past few years, many scandals related to money laundering have been recorded. For instance, the Panama Papers hav...

In May 2015, the biggest scandal in football history (known as “FIFA Gate”) led to seven FIFA executives being arres...

With the convenience of online shopping and the ability to purchase goods and services from anywhere in the world, e-com...

11 articles matching 5amld tag

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 ...

How is artificial intelligence a challenge to GDPR?

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 issues that demand a hard look at the way AI h...

Hans Torres - Pideeco Member
Hans Torres Traineeship
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Drini Vula Senior Consultant
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Omar Morabet Chergui Traineeship
Chloe Cauchois - Pideeco Member
Chloe Cauchois Junior Consultant

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Why are PEPs under increased scrutiny?

EU, AML, 5AMLD, 6AMLD, KYC, GAFI, Compliance, Compliance expert, Consultant, Conduct Risk, Due Diligence, Financial Institutions,

Politically exposed persons (PEPs) are individuals who have been entrusted with prominent public functions, such as government officials, politicians, or high-ranking members of the military. PEPs may also include their family members and close assoc...

GDPR: inspiring data protection worldwide

Compliance, Compliance expert, Data Protection Authority, Data Protection Watchdog, EU, European Commission, GDPR, Privacy, Personal Data, Data Security,

Since its inception, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been deemed by experts as the world’s strongest collection of data protection rules. As our online presence increases through social media, digital banking, and other me...

EWRA - What is Business overall risk exposure assessment?

EWRA, Compliance, Financial firms, ERM, RBA, Reporting, Top-down, Anti Money Laundering, Audit, Risk, Risk Based Approach, Compliance expert, AML,

The understanding and management of risk by financial institutions, banks, and entities, has improved over the years. Today, stakeholders are more involved, and they demand greater transparency regarding the risks of a company and how the company rea...