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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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AML - KYC : Impacts of the 4th AML Directive (AMLD4)

What will be the impacts of implementation of the Fourth AML EU Directive (2015/...

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Conduct Risk - Changing governance principles

Conduct Risk has been the hot topic during the past few years and its scope fall...

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How to book a good consultant for your projects?

From an extra pair of hands to the person that advises on strategical decisions ...

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Which Financial Abuses are associated with Prepaid Cards ?

Lately the 5th Anti-Money Laundering EU Directive (AMLD5) retained a particular ...

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Apply a Top-down approach for Regulatory Compliance Ops

A top-down approach highlights the behaviour of regulatory changes in the financ...

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RBA - Risk Based Approach: strengths and weaknesses

In today’s financial challenging environment, institutions are exposed to nume...

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What are Hawala transactions and how do they work?

In February 2019, another criminal group was arrested in Europe, for laundering ...

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Psd2, Brexit & the rise of payment services market in Belgium

On the 6th of August 2019, the National Bank of Belgium ("NBB") publishe...

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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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How do criminals launder their money using the Dark Web?

Drug trade and illegal markets on the dark web have grown exponentially. Crimina...

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Intro to DLU4: Foreign accounts and Fiscal Regularisation

What is DLU and how has it evolved through the years?DLU stands for "Déclar...

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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 norm...

How to detect coronavirus scams and 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 ...

How and why to embed AML Lookbacks within financial firms?

In recent years, regulators have begun to scrutinize more closely financial institutions regarding the soundness of their AML/CTF program, dissecting the nuts and bolts of their procedu...

How do criminals launder their money using video games?

In the past decade, the video game industry has managed to dwarf the film, music, and television sectors. It’s estimated that there are currently 2.5 billion active gamers across th...

How is BMR changing the landscape of benchmarks?

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 t...

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VAT carousel, fiction or truth for financial institutions ?

VAT Carousels - The look back in the transactions For several years there have been occasional stories of VAT carousels that are exposed after the facts and where banks then do a look back in the transactions on their systems to determine whether something could have been noticed in the past. W...

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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 preliminary decision according to which Google is not bound to apply the "right to be forgotten" or "de-referencing" globally. Google preliminary ruling caseIn May 2015, the French authority for data protectio...

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