Regulatory Compliance Journal

Financial crime and regulatory compliance information for professionals finance, legal and technology enthusiasts

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

The understanding and management of risk by financial institutions, banks, and entities, has improved over the years. To...

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

Efficiently fine-tuning AML Transaction Monitoring can help financial firm's compliance teams to increase productivit...

From an extra pair of hands to the person that advises on strategical decisions and the future of your company. Working...

🎬 Introduction to RegTech and Regulatory ComplianceThe worldwide economic repercussions of the 2008 financial crisis ...

Corporate governance standards are a framework within which operational and behavioural standards for the board, the exe...

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

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

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

Compliance risk is one of the biggest concerns of the banking industry. Failing to comply can have an impact on the repu...

On the 6th of August 2019, the National Bank of Belgium ("NBB") published a press release announcing that in 20...

In today’s financial challenging environment, institutions are exposed to numerous economic abuses making it necessary...

In recent years, regulators have begun to scrutinize more closely financial institutions regarding the soundness of thei...

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

MiFID (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) was put into force in November 2007 and was created with the objectiv...

MiFID (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) was put into force in November 2007 and was created with the objectiv...

Each year we are entitled to different lists about tax havens issued by governments or international organisations, but ...

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

The Enterprise-Wide Risk Assessment (EWRA) or Overall Risk Assessment has become a regulatory obligation from an EU and ...

20 articles matching financial firms tag

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 ...

How to write the perfect SAR?

Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) drafted by financial institutions contain some of the most valuable information available to law enforcement agencies in the fight against financial crime. Yet, the FinCEN Files scandal of 2020 has shown that major banks have consistently failed to write and s...

Why do most AML programs fail?

Despite the consistent efforts adopted by banks to fight money laundering and financial crime, fines for AML breaches have hit an all-time high. In 2020, financial institutions were fined a grand total of $15.13 billion (€12.79 billion) worldwide, a 51.3% increase compared to 2019, with U...

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Which Financial Abuses are associated with Prepaid Cards ?

Money Laundering, NPPS, Financial firms, KYC, AML, Prepaid Cards, Know your Customer, Terrorism Financing, Financial Institutions, Anti Money Laundering, Red Flags,

Lately the 5th Anti-Money Laundering EU Directive (AMLD5) retained a particular interest on innovative instruments of payment, among which Prepaid Cards and digital currencies. In 2013 the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) had raised a non-binding...

Conduct Risk - Changing governance principles

Conduct Risk, Risk, Compliance, Financial firms, Risk Management, Transparency, EU, Europe, Ethics, Financial Institutions,

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 ...

Dawn of disruption: predicting AML in the next decade

AML, Compliance, Darkweb, Data breach, Due Diligence, Digital, Data Security, Financial Institutions, Know your Customer, Money Laundering, RegTech, FinTech, Risk,

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 unpr...