Regulatory Compliance Journal

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

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

The popularity of cryptocurrencies has risen significantly in recent years, with more individuals and businesses using t...

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

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How are shell companies used for money laundering?

In 2016, Panama Papers exposed a vast database of 214.000 offshore shell companies used by a variety of individuals and companies for tax evasion, money laundering, and corruption. The scandal sent shockwaves across the world, revealing the detrimental consequences of such entities for the glob...

How is money laundered through football?

In May 2015, the biggest scandal in football history (known as “FIFA Gate”) led to seven FIFA executives being arrested in Zurich. The accusations focused on the use of bribery, fraud, and money laundering to rig the $150 million media and marketing rights auction for FIFA games in the Amer...

How are ESG-related assets used for greenwashing?

With the rise of environmentally and socially conscious consumers, companies are under more pressure than ever to prove their commitment to sustainability and ethical practices. In recent years, environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) has gone from being a buzzword to a trillion-d...

How is e-commerce used for money laundering?

With the convenience of online shopping and the ability to purchase goods and services from anywhere in the world, e-commerce has revolutionized the way we do business. The COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated this trend, forcing many businesses to shift their operations online to stay afloat...

What are the EU's Anti-Money Laundering Directives?

Since 1991, the European Union has regularly updated and released new anti-money laundering directives to adapt to and be able to fight new money laundering and terrorist financing techniques (e.g.: MiCA to regulate crypto-currencies). Today, modern technology services are becoming increasingly...

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The hidden costs of golden visas

AML, KYC, Europe, Monitoring, Privacy, Reporting, Investment, 5AMLD, Russia, Transparency, Financial Sanctions, Due Diligence, Corruption, Financial Institutions,

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...

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 ...

Inside RegTech - Regulatory Compliance Technology

Money Laundering, Know your Customer, RegTech, MIFID, Financial firms, Financial Institutions, Digital, FinTech,

🎬 Introduction to RegTech and Regulatory ComplianceThe worldwide economic repercussions of the 2008 financial crisis led regulators to strengthen their regulations and controls against the financial market operators. Today, financial institutions ...