Regulatory Compliance Journal

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

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

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

In recent years, the banking sector in the European Union has been shaken by different scandals related to money launder...

Is the UBO Register useful during KYC processes?It was a tedious job to complete the UBO Register for companies. There w...

On 24 September 2019 the European Court of Justice (ECJ) released a preliminary decision according to which Google is no...

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

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

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

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

The recent creation of Benchmark Regulation has been the catalyst for a major transition from the old regime of benchmar...

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

The future of banking is changing and Open Banking is an emerging trend that will evolve the banking world and lead the ...

VAT Carousels - The look back in the transactions For several years there have been occasional stories of VAT carousels ...

15 articles matching europe tag

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...

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 ...

Christian Teixeira Martins - Pideeco Member
Christian Teixeira Martins Junior Consultant
Andre Figueira De Carvalho - Pideeco Member
Andre Figueira De Carvalho Junior Consultant
Daniel Nguyen - Pideeco Member
Daniel Nguyen Traineeship
Momina Zahra - Pideeco Member
Momina Zahra Junior Consultant

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How do criminals launder their money using the Dark Web?

Blockchain, Money Laundering, Freedom of information, Whistleblowing, Cryptocurrencies, Anti Money Laundering, AML, Prepaid Cards,

Drug trade and illegal markets on the dark web have grown exponentially. Criminals are finding new and original ways to launder money generated from their illicit activities. The dark web is an encrypted part of the internet that hosts online conten...

Financial institutions against money laundering | AML

AML, Money Laundering, EU, Financial Sanctions, European Commission, 5AMLD, Financial Institutions, Anti Money Laundering, Europe, 6AMLD,

In recent years, the banking sector in the European Union has been shaken by different scandals related to money laundering. On July 24th, 2019, the European Commission published reports including one on the assessment of recent alleged money launde...

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 ...