Regulatory Compliance Journal

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Conduct Risk has been the hot topic during the past few years and its scope falls outside the traditional domains of ris...

MiFID (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) was put into force in November 2007 and was created with the objectiv...

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...

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

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

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

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

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

Each year we are entitled to different lists about tax havens issued by governments or international organisations, but ...

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...

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

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

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

It did not take long after the entry into force of GDPR on 25th May 2018 for many companies to revise their positions an...

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

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

The exponential growth of technology is leading to the disruption of numerous sectors including telecommunications, robo...

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

20 articles matching compliance tag

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 ...

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...

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AML - KYC : Impacts of the 4th AML Directive (AMLD4)

Compliance, Financial firms, KYC, AML, Financial Sanctions, Politically Exposed Persons, Europe, EU, European Commission, Anti Money Laundering,

What will be the impacts of implementation of the Fourth AML EU Directive (2015/849) ?Since 1991, the European Union has regularly implemented new anti-money laundering directives. On the 20th of May 2015, the European Parliament and the Council issu...

6th AML Directive (AMLD6) : The European Harmonization

AML, Financial Sanctions, European Commission, Financial firms, 6AMLD, Compliance, Money Laundering, Europe, EU, Environmental, Anti Money Laundering, Green Crime,

On November 12, 2018, the European Parliament issued new rules to strengthen the fight against money laundering through the 6th EU Money Laundering Directive (2018/1673). Member States have until 3 December 2020 to transpose the Sixth AML Directive a...

How to write the perfect SAR?

Anti Money Laundering, AML, Audit Findings, Compliance, Due Diligence, Financial Sanctions, KYC, Money Laundering, Red Flags, Risk Based Approach, Reporting, Transaction Monitoring,

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 ...