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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...

Corporate governance standards are a framework within which operational and behavioural standards for the board, the exe...

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

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

Since its inception, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been deemed by experts as the world’s st...

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

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

From an extra pair of hands to the person that advises on strategical decisions and the future of your company. Working...

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

Compliance risk is one of the biggest concerns of the banking industry. Failing to comply can have an impact on the repu...

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

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

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 European Banking Authority (EBA) published in June 2019 an : Opinion on the elements of strong customer authenticati...

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

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

20 articles matching compliance tag

What is the impact of the EU whistleblowing legislation?

Whistleblowing became a subject of concern when major consequences produced by Swiss Leaks and Lux Leaks made the case for a change in the European framework. In both cases, the whistleblowers worked for private companies prior to leaking information. If their situation was to repeat now, would...

Why are PEPs under increased scrutiny?

Politically exposed persons (PEPs) are individuals who have been entrusted with prominent public functions, such as government officials, politicians, or high-ranking members of the military. PEPs may also include their family members and close associates. The term "PEP" is often used i...

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...

Christian Teixeira Martins - Pideeco Member
Christian Teixeira Martins Junior Consultant
Damian Vildosola Truche - Pideeco Member
Damian Vildosola Truche Senior Consultant
Thomas Turcksin - Pideeco Member
Thomas Turcksin Junior Consultant
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How do criminals launder their money using video games?

Compliance, Know your Customer, Money Laundering, Anti Money Laundering, AML, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, Darkweb, Prepaid Cards,

In the past decade, the video game industry has managed to dwarf the film, music, and television sectors. It’s estimated that there are currently 3 billion active gamers across the globe who have roughly spent $198,6 billion on games in 2022 alon...

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 ...

MiFID: Time for information transparency

Financial firms, MIFID, Financial firms, Investment Funds, UCITS, MiFID2, ESMA, PRIIPS, Transparency, Compliance,

MiFID (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) was put into force in November 2007 and was created with the objective of harmonising Europe's financial landscape. This Directive changed how the financial markets worked and especially how they ...