Regulatory Compliance Journal

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

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

Businesses are increasingly worried about regulatory costs that arise every time a new legal framework is introduced. Th...

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

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 ...

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

Lately the 5th Anti-Money Laundering EU Directive (AMLD5) retained a particular interest on innovative instruments of pa...

While the world is on hold, financial crime has not taken a step back amidst the coronavirus emergency. Scammers, money...

Drug trade and illegal markets on the dark web have grown exponentially. Criminals are finding new and original ways to ...

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

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

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

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

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...

20 articles matching aml tag

What are the impacts of Financial Data Leaks?

In the past decade, a series of leaks from insider sources have shed light on the complex systems of money laundering, tax evasion, and fraud perpetrated by certain countries and wealthy individuals. The profound work carried out by international journalists in publishing the wrongdoings have ...

AML: What is adverse media or negative news?

The digital era has given KYC analysts unprecedented access to a plethora of information on individuals and companies. Newspaper articles, online blogs, and social media are accessible and filterable with one click and may reveal important news on a financial institution’s customer. However, ...

Financing terrorism: The billion-dollar blood antiquities art dealing

The destruction of the ancient city of Palmyra and the beheading of its Antiquities Chief, Khaled al-Asaad, in 2015 by the hands of the Islamic State of Iraq & Syria (ISIS) are still fresh in the minds of many. Beginning in 2014, the terrorist group has wrecked havoc across the Middle East and...

Environmental Crimes & Money Laundering

The coronavirus pandemic has reinforced the hunger to urge world leaders to take consistent action to fight climate change. The yearning for a profound change and not a “back to normal” has been seen in the past months with the open letter signed by 200 scientists and celebrities published...

How to detect COVID-19 financial crimes?

While the world is on hold, financial crime has not taken a step back amidst the coronavirus emergency. Scammers, money launderers, and fraudsters have begun to exploit the weaknesses in the economy and in the fearful and worried population. As the efforts of law enforcements and regulators h...

Stefano Siggia - Pideeco Member
Stefano Siggia Senior Consultant
Oscar Canario da Cunha - Pideeco Member
Oscar Canario da Cunha Associate Director
Reeva Manalili - Pideeco Member
Reeva Manalili Trainee
Hakim Amri - Pideeco Member
Hakim Amri Trainee

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EU proposals: cross-border distribution of investment funds

UCITS, AIFs, Capital Markets Union, ESMA, European Commission,

A Proposal for a Directive which will amend, the Directive 2009/65/EC (UCITS IV Directive) and the Directive 2011/61/EU (AIFMD), was adopted on 12 March 2018 by the European Commission. The aim of the new Directive will be to facilitate the cross-bor...

Apply a Top-down approach for Regulatory Compliance Ops

Governance, MIFID, Compliance expert, Tone at the Top, Top-down, MiFID2, Audit Findings,

A top-down approach highlights the behaviour of regulatory changes in the financial institution and helps the Compliance Officer to build a strong Governance. This principle is also known as “tone at the top” in ethical and responsible business b...

AML Transaction Monitoring & Detection Scenarios

AML, Transaction Monitoring, Due Diligence, Risk Management, KYC, Financial firms, Anti Money Laundering, Detection Scenarios, RegTech,

Efficiently fine-tuning AML Transaction Monitoring can help financial firm's compliance teams to increase productivity while carefully avoiding pointless investigations by reducing the amount of false-positive alerts. The revision of AML detect...