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The KYC Guide for Russian Professional Counterparties

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6th AML Directive (AMLD6) : The European Harmonization

On November 12, 2018, the European Parliament issued new rules to strengthen the...

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EWRA - What is Business overall risk exposure assessment?

The understanding and management of risk by financial institutions, banks, and e...

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Facebook & Libra, the sensational entry in the financial world

By targeting the approximate 1.7 billion people around the world who do not have...

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EU proposals: cross-border distribution of investment funds

A Proposal for a Directive which will amend, the Directive 2009/65/EC (UCITS IV ...

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Financial institutions against money laundering | AML

In recent years, the banking sector in the European Union has been shaken by dif...

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MiFID, Time for information transparency

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Intro to DLU4: Foreign accounts and Fiscal Regularisation

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How to implement efficient corporate governance standards ?

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Look up company VAT number in Europe

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How important are audit trails for your company?

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The Banking Industry & Regulatory Compliance Requirements

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VAT carousel, fiction or truth for financial institutions ?

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The KYC Guide for Russian Professional Counterparties

How to conduct KYC on Russian Counterparties ?Doing business with Russian entities in non-sanctioned sectors of the economy requires some specific attention points regarding client due diligence (the risk exposure assessment process of clients to money laundering and terrorist financing). Russia co...

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