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FATF: Discussion on ways to contribute to financial safety | AML

For one week, from the 13th to the 18th of October, representatives of 205 count...

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How to implement efficient corporate governance standards ?

Corporate governance standards are a framework within which operational and beha...

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GDPR Privacy Update: Fines, penalties and recent sanctions

It did not take long after the entry into force of GDPR on 25th May 2018 for man...

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How to remotely identify clients and become PSD2 compliant?

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published in June 2019 an Opinion on the el...

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Apply a Top-down approach for Regulatory Compliance Ops

A top-down approach highlights the behaviour of regulatory changes in the financ...

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Facebook & Libra, the sensational entry in the financial world

By targeting the approximate 1.7 billion people around the world who do not have...

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The rising cost of regulatory compliance for financial institutions

Businesses are increasingly worried about regulatory costs that arise every time...

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What are Hawala transactions and how do they work?

In February 2019, another criminal group was arrested in Europe, for laundering ...

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KYC Business: tax havens, embargoes & sanctioned countries

Each year we are entitled to different lists about tax havens issued by governme...

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How to book a good consultant for your projects?

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Intro to DLU4: Foreign accounts and Fiscal Regularisation

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Look up company VAT number in Europe

How to find the VAT number of a counterparty or customer ?How can you, as a comp...

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How important are audit trails for your company?

An audit trail (also called audit log) is a relevant chronological recording of actions, a set of files, or the destination of a collection of records that represent a sequence of succe...

AML - Transaction Monitoring & Detection Scenarios

Efficiently fine-tuning AML Transaction Monitoring can help financial firm's compliance teams to increase productivity while carefully avoiding pointless investigations by reducing t...

The UBO Register in practice | Belgium

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Look up company VAT number in Europe

How to find the VAT number of a counterparty or customer ?How can you, as a company or obliged entity, search for the VAT number of a counterparty or customer? Whether you are a comp...

VAT carousel, fiction or truth for financial institutions ?

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 b...

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VAT carousel, fiction or truth for financial institutions ?

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 something could have been noticed in the past. W...

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Conduct Risk - Changing governance principles

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 the company maintains the correct appetite, includ...

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