Regulatory Compliance Journal

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

On March 12 2019, the European Parliament and European Union Member States made a provisional agreement on how to protec...

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

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

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

5 articles matching data breach tag

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...

The effectiveness of financial sanctions and embargos

Financial sanctions and embargos have long been used by governments and international organizations as a means of applying economic pressure on rogue states in order to achieve political objectives. These measures aim to restrict or cut off the flow of financial resources to targeted countries ...

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VAT carousel: fiction or truth for financial institutions ?

VAT, Caroussel, Europe, Know your Customer, KYC, European Commission, VIES, BTW, TVA,

VAT Carousels - The look back in the transactions For several years there have been occasional stories of VAT carousels that are exposed after the facts and where banks then do a look back in the transactions on their systems to determine whether som...

Open Banking - PSD2: the future of financial services

FinTech, Financial Institutions, PSD2, NPPS, EU, Facebook, Europe,

The future of banking is changing and Open Banking is an emerging trend that will evolve the banking world and lead the sector to a digital era. Open Banking transition explainedAccording to the definition provided by "Open Banking Europe", the t...

Protection of Whistleblowers : What is the EU framework?

Whistleblowing, European Commission, Transparency, Financial firms, Data breach, Money Laundering, Financial Institutions, Data Security, Freedom of information,

On March 12 2019, the European Parliament and European Union Member States made a provisional agreement on how to protect whistleblowers. This new agreement guarantees a higher level of protection for whistleblowers than the level given in the origin...