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...

Financial sanctions and embargos have long been used by governments and international organizations as a means of applyi...

With the rise of environmentally and socially conscious consumers, companies are under more pressure than ever to prove ...

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

In today's data-driven world, the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing industries and...

Whistleblowing became a subject of concern when major consequences produced by Swiss Leaks and Lux Leaks made the case f...

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

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

The popularity of cryptocurrencies has risen significantly in recent years, with more individuals and businesses using t...

Since 1991, the European Union has regularly updated and released new anti-money laundering directives to adapt to and b...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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...

How are charities used for money laundering?

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 realm of benevolence, using it as a strategic ...

How can AML experts fight trade-base 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 experts stop the flow of illegal funds into the wo...

European Data Protection Authorities Websites [Compiled list]

The protection of privacy has grown to be of utmost importance in a society where our every action is digitally recorded and where personal information is exchanged like an untraceable currency. European Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) have launched a privacy revolution and established the ...

How is artificial intelligence a challenge to GDPR?

In today's data-driven world, the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing industries and empowering businesses to unlock unprecedented opportunities. But this changing landscape has given rise to privacy and security issues that demand a hard look at the way AI h...

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The rising cost of regulatory compliance for financial institutions

Compliance, Financial firms, Financial operations, Governance, Due Diligence, EWRA, KYC, AML, GDPR, Europe,

Businesses are increasingly worried about regulatory costs that arise every time a new legal framework is introduced. The stakeholders fear that the cost of compliance will cut the growth of businesses and will lead to very restrictive business envir...

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...

The Banking Industry & Regulatory Compliance Requirements

Financial operations, Financial Institutions, Compliance, Financial firms, Top-down, Insurance, Belgium,

Compliance risk is one of the biggest concerns of the banking industry. Failing to comply can have an impact on the reputation of the brand and create a decrease in its customer population. Lack of due diligence in transactions and clients monitoring...