Regulatory Compliance Journal

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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...

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

In February of 2022, Transparency International revealed that Russians linked to the Kremlin or with corruption charges...

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

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

Facebook made a splash in October 2021 when it rebranded itself to Meta and announced an investment of $10 billion to c...

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

19 articles matching anti money laundering 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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Maxime Martens Traineeship
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Andre Figueira De Carvalho Junior Consultant
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Diogo Canario da Cunha Senior Consultant
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Ana Pinto Traineeship

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EU proposals: cross-border distribution of investment funds

UCITS, AIFs, Capital Markets Union, ESMA, European Commission, EU, MIFID, Investment Funds, MiFID2,

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-bo...

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...

Conduct Risk - Changing governance principles

Conduct Risk, Risk, Compliance, Financial firms, Risk Management, Transparency, EU, Europe, Ethics, Financial Institutions,

Conduct Risk has been the hot topic during the past few years and its scope falls outside the traditional domains of risk like liquidity, market, credit and operational risk. Looking at peers in the market will allow benchmarking and reflection if ...