Regulatory Compliance Journal

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

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

In February 2019, another criminal group was arrested in Europe, for laundering money through hawala transactions. Based...

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

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

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

Despite the consistent efforts adopted by banks to fight money laundering and financial crime, fines for AML breaches ha...

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

8 articles matching financial operations tag

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...

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...

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Intro to DLU4: Foreign accounts and Fiscal Regularisation

Reporting, Tax Havens, Belgium, Consultant, Ethics, EU, Compliance expert,

What is DLU and how has it evolved through the years?DLU stands for "Déclaration Libératoire Unique", which is a Single Discharge Declaration. By introducing the DLU concept, the scope of the Belgian tax authority was to give a chance, to people w...

How to detect COVID-19 financial crimes?

Know your Customer, Money Laundering, Darkweb, Transaction Monitoring, AML, Transparency, Risk Based Approach, Compliance, Tax Havens, Anti Money Laundering, Compliance expert, FATF, Detection Scenarios,

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...

The KYC Guide for Russian Professional Counterparties

Compliance, Financial firms, KYC, AML, Risk Based Approach, Russia, Financial Institutions, Financial operations, Europe,

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 mon...