Regulatory Compliance Journal

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In the past decade, a series of leaks from insider sources have shed light on the complex systems of money laundering, t...

In 2016, Panama Papers exposed a vast database of 214.000 offshore shell companies used by a variety of individuals and ...

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

Faced with the urgent challenge of climate change, green bonds are emerging as an innovative response to finance sustain...

Over the past years, the golden visa has seen a surge in participation in its programmes. But along with its rising popu...

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

In May 2015, the biggest scandal in football history (known as “FIFA Gate”) led to seven FIFA executives being arres...

For one week, from the 13th to the 18th October, representatives of 205 countries and jurisdictions, the IMF, UN, World ...

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

Though rare in corporate or finance environments, criminology offers valuable insights. Despite "white-collar crime&...

10 articles matching corruption tag

Decoding DORA: Navigating Operational Resilience in Financial Services

In 2020, the EU introduced a new regulatory framework that would be centered on measures to increase the digitalization of the financial sector. It later would be called the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA), and is a part of the Digital Finance Package (DFP), which aims to support inno...

How can criminology help us understand white collar crime?

Though rare in corporate or finance environments, criminology offers valuable insights. Despite "white-collar crime" often costing more than street crime, society tends to overlook it. Analyzing corporate misconduct through a crimilogical lens reveals the dynamics of deceit, power, and ...

Financial greenwashing: the dark links between green bonds and corruption.

Faced with the urgent challenge of climate change, green bonds are emerging as an innovative response to finance sustainable projects and encourage the transition to an environmentally friendly economy. However, the persistent threat of corruption undermines these well-intentioned initiatives, ...

What can be done to improve the efficiency of AML fines?

The heavy fines imposed on financial institutions for AML deficiencies over the years have frequently fallen short in achieving their goals. This inefficiency is manifest in the repeat offending of such banks, the heavy burden it places on them, and the lack of improvement in the AML system. A ...

How effective are AML fines?

Considered a strong deterrent against financial crime, AML fines seem to be little more than symbolic slaps on the wrist for financial institutions with vast pockets. With trillions of dollars being freely laundered every year and ambiguous structural changes required to effectively combat mone...

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KYC Business: tax havens, embargoes & sanctioned countries

Financial Sanctions, OECD, Financial firms, KYC, Compliance, Tax Havens, Red Flags, AML, Risk Based Approach, EU, Corruption, Know your Customer,

Each year we are entitled to different lists about tax havens issued by governments or international organisations, but what is the difference between these lists? In October 2022, the European Union updated its list of non-cooperative tax jurisdi...

How are charities used for money laundering?

AML, Anti Money Laundering, Cryptocurrencies, Due Diligence, Ethics, Financial Sanctions, Know your Customer, KYC, Money Laundering, Red Flags, Terrorism Financing,

As funds flow into the hands of charities, an unsettling question arises: is your donation inadvertently fueling money laundering activities? While the noble intentions behind charitable giving inspires positive change, criminals have exploited the r...

How can AML experts fight trade-base money laundering?

AML, Compliance, Red Flags, Terrorism Financing, Risk, Financial Sanctions, Money Laundering,

Beneath the seemingly ordinary surface of global commerce, criminals have created an underground world of complex schemes, where legitimate business transactions serve as a smokescreen for their illicit activities. How can anti-money laundering exper...