Regulatory Compliance Journal

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On November 12, 2018, the European Parliament issued new rules to strengthen the fight against money laundering through ...

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

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

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

By targeting approximately 1.7 billion people around the world who do not have access to a traditional bank account, the...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 ...

How to write the perfect SAR?

Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) drafted by financial institutions contain some of the most valuable information available to law enforcement agencies in the fight against financial crime. Yet, the FinCEN Files scandal of 2020 has shown that major banks have consistently failed to write and s...

Why do most AML programs fail?

Despite the consistent efforts adopted by banks to fight money laundering and financial crime, fines for AML breaches have hit an all-time high. In 2020, financial institutions were fined a grand total of $15.13 billion (€12.79 billion) worldwide, a 51.3% increase compared to 2019, with U...

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 ...

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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...

Facebook & Diem: the sensational entry in the financial world

Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, Facebook, Financial firms, FinTech, RegTech, Money Laundering, Digital, Anti Money Laundering, Transparency, Financial operations,

By targeting approximately 1.7 billion people around the world who do not have access to a traditional bank account, the American firm Facebook aspires to rely on its 2.4 billion users to reach the forgotten and the destitute people of the convention...

How to book a good consultant for your projects?

Governance, Compliance, Procurement, Know your Customer, Financial Institutions, Compliance expert, FinTech, Audit Findings, Consultant, AML, Financial firms,

From an extra pair of hands to the person that advises on strategical decisions and the future of your company. Working as a consultant at another company starts with an understanding of the business model and the company culture. This requires the ...