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How to find the VAT number of a counterparty or customer ?How can you, as a company or obliged entity, search for the VA...

Efficiently fine-tuning AML Transaction Monitoring can help financial firm's compliance teams to increase productivit...

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

How to conduct KYC on Russian Counterparties ?Doing business with Russian entities in non-sanctioned sectors of the econ...

Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) drafted by financial institutions contain some of the most valuable information availa...

What will be the impacts of implementation of the Fourth AML EU Directive (2015/849) ?Since 1991, the European Union has...

In recent years, regulators have begun to scrutinize more closely financial institutions regarding the soundness of thei...

In the past decade, the video game industry has managed to dwarf the film, music, and television sectors. It’s estim...

The digital era has given KYC analysts unprecedented access to a plethora of information on individuals and companies. N...

In today’s financial challenging environment, institutions are exposed to numerous economic abuses making it necessary...

The exponential growth of technology is leading to the disruption of numerous sectors including telecommunications, robo...

Despite the consistent efforts adopted by banks to fight money laundering and financial crime, fines for AML breaches ha...

The understanding and management of risk by financial institutions, banks, and entities, has improved over the years. To...

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

In February 2019, another criminal group was arrested in Europe, for laundering money through hawala transactions. Based...

An audit trail (also called audit log) is a relevant chronological recording of actions, a set of files, or the destinat...

The coronavirus pandemic has reinforced the hunger to urge world leaders to take consistent action to fight climate chan...

20 articles matching AML tag

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...

GDPR: inspiring data protection worldwide

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 means, nations around the globe have come to re...

Dawn of disruption: predicting AML in the next decade

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 unprecedented changes and challenges in the near ...

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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...

AML - KYC : Impacts of the 4th AML Directive (AMLD4)

Compliance, Financial firms, KYC, AML, Financial Sanctions, Politically Exposed Persons, Europe, EU, European Commission, Anti Money Laundering,

What will be the impacts of implementation of the Fourth AML EU Directive (2015/849) ?Since 1991, the European Union has regularly implemented new anti-money laundering directives. On the 20th of May 2015, the European Parliament and the Council issu...

How is BMR changing the landscape of benchmarks?

Compliance, European Commission, Europe, BMR, Benchmark Regulation, Euribor, , Eonia,

The recent creation of Benchmark Regulation has been the catalyst for a major transition from the old regime of benchmarks towards new and alternative reference rates set to transform the world of finance. In the past years, a global benchmark refor...