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

By targeting approximately 1.7 billion people around the world who do not have access to a traditional bank account, the...

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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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How do criminals launder their money using video games?

Compliance, Know your Customer, Money Laundering, Anti Money Laundering, AML, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, Darkweb, Prepaid Cards,

In the past decade, the video game industry has managed to dwarf the film, music, and television sectors. It’s estimated that there are currently 3 billion active gamers across the globe who have roughly spent $198,6 billion on games in 2022 alon...

How is e-commerce used for money laundering?

5AMLD, Anti Money Laundering, Compliance, Money Laundering, European Commission, Digital, KYC, Red Flags, Transaction Monitoring,

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...

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...