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

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

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

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

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

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

7 articles matching 5amld tag

What is the impact of the EU whistleblowing legislation?

Whistleblowing became a subject of concern when major consequences produced by Swiss Leaks and Lux Leaks made the case for a change in the European framework. In both cases, the whistleblowers worked for private companies prior to leaking information. If their situation was to repeat now, would...

Why are PEPs under increased scrutiny?

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 associates. The term "PEP" is often used i...

The hidden costs of golden visas

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 the open market. In recent years, the EU an...

What are financial crime threats in the metaverse?

Facebook made a splash in October 2021 when it rebranded itself to Meta and announced an investment of $10 billion to create its own metaverse project. But the tech giant is just a drop in a larger ocean. It is estimated that over 160 companies, including Apple and Google, are also plunging in...

How is real estate used for money laundering?

In February of 2022, Transparency International revealed that Russians linked to the Kremlin or with corruption charges had invested £1.5 billion in the UK property market, mostly through companies held in Britain’s overseas territories and crown dependencies. The findings exposed Great Br...

Diogo Canario da Cunha - Pideeco Member
Diogo Canario da Cunha Senior Consultant
Damian Vildosola Truche - Pideeco Member
Damian Vildosola Truche Senior Consultant
Christian Teixeira Martins - Pideeco Member
Christian Teixeira Martins Junior Consultant
Drini Vula - Pideeco Member
Drini Vula Senior Consultant

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6th AML Directive (AMLD6) : The European Harmonization

AML, Financial Sanctions, European Commission, Financial firms, 6AMLD, Compliance, Money Laundering, Europe, EU, Environmental, Anti Money Laundering, Green Crime,

On November 12, 2018, the European Parliament issued new rules to strengthen the fight against money laundering through the 6th EU Money Laundering Directive (2018/1673). Member States have until 3 December 2020 to transpose the Sixth AML Directive a...

Regulatory Compliance for Insurance and Reinsurance Firms

Reinsurance, Solvency II, PRIIPS, KID, Risk, Financial solvency, Transparency, Reporting, Governance, Ethics, Privacy, FSMA, NBB, Belgium, MiFID2, Insurance,

Insurance/reinsurance companies play an important role for the European economy. Many European countries, among them Belgium, are listed in the top 20 OECD countries with the highest gross insurance premiums, with Belgian premiums reaching around 30...

Dawn of disruption: predicting AML in the next decade

AML, Compliance, Darkweb, Data breach, Due Diligence, Digital, Data Security, Financial Institutions, Know your Customer, Money Laundering, RegTech, FinTech, Risk,

The exponential growth of technology is leading to the disruption of numerous sectors including telecommunications, robotics, science, and finance. As banks are slowly adapting to high-tech innovations, the world of compliance and AML will face unpr...