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How important are audit trails for your company?

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The Enterprise-Wide Risk Assessment (EWRA) or Overall Risk Assessment has become...

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EWRA - What is Business overall risk exposure assessment?

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How to detect coronavirus scams and financial crimes?

While the world is on hold, financial crime has not taken a step back amidst the...

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Google can choose to not apply the right to be forgotten globally

On 24 September 2019 the European Court of Justice (ECJ) released a preliminar...

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Overview and Summary of the 5th AML Directive - AMLD5

In the past few years, many scandals related to money laundering have been recor...

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Outcomes of the FATF October 2019 Plenary Week in Paris

For one week, from the 13th to the 18th October, representatives of 205 countrie...

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Environmental Crimes & Money Laundering

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Open Banking - PSD2: the future of financial services

The future of banking is changing and Open Banking is an emerging trend that will evolve the banking world and lead the sector to a digital era. Open Banking transition explainedAccording to the definition provided by "Open Banking Europe", the term “Open Banking” generally refers to...

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