Regulatory Compliance Journal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lately the 5th Anti-Money Laundering EU Directive (AMLD5) retained a particular interest on innovative instruments of pa...

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

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

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

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

An audit trail (also called audit log) is a relevant chronological recording of actions, a set of files, or the destinat...

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

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

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

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

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

In the past few years, many scandals related to money laundering have been recorded. For instance, the Panama Papers hav...

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

20 articles matching financial firms tag

What are the impacts of Financial Data Leaks?

In the past decade, a series of leaks from insider sources have shed light on the complex systems of money laundering, tax evasion, and fraud perpetrated by certain countries and wealthy individuals. The profound work carried out by international journalists in publishing the wrongdoings have ...

AML: What is adverse media or negative news?

The digital era has given KYC analysts unprecedented access to a plethora of information on individuals and companies. Newspaper articles, online blogs, and social media are accessible and filterable with one click and may reveal important news on a financial institution’s customer. However, ...

Financing terrorism: The billion-dollar blood antiquities art dealing

The destruction of the ancient city of Palmyra and the beheading of its Antiquities Chief, Khaled al-Asaad, in 2015 by the hands of the Islamic State of Iraq & Syria (ISIS) are still fresh in the minds of many. Beginning in 2014, the terrorist group has wrecked havoc across the Middle East and...

Environmental Crimes & Money Laundering

The coronavirus pandemic has reinforced the hunger to urge world leaders to take consistent action to fight climate change. The yearning for a profound change and not a “back to normal” has been seen in the past months with the open letter signed by 200 scientists and celebrities published...

How to detect COVID-19 financial crimes?

While the world is on hold, financial crime has not taken a step back amidst the coronavirus emergency. Scammers, money launderers, and fraudsters have begun to exploit the weaknesses in the economy and in the fearful and worried population. As the efforts of law enforcements and regulators h...

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How to book a good consultant for your projects?

Governance, Compliance, Procurement,

From an extra pair of hands to the person that advises on strategical decisions and the future of your company. Working as a consultant at another company starts with an understanding of the business model and the company culture. This requires the ...

How important are audit trails for your company?

Financial firms, Audit, Ethics, Governance, Conduct Risk, RegTech, Transparency,

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 successive activities or events within an operational environment, a p...

How is BMR changing the landscape of benchmarks?

Compliance, European Commission, Europe, BMR, Benchmark Regulation, Euribor, , Eonia,

The recent creation of Benchmark Regulation has been the catalyst for a major transition from the old regime of benchmarks towards new and alternative reference rates set to transform the world of finance. In the past years, a global benchmark refor...