Regulatory Compliance Journal

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Insurance/reinsurance companies play an important role for the European economy. Many European countries, among them Be...

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

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What are the EU's Anti-Money Laundering Directives?

Since 1991, the European Union has regularly updated and released new anti-money laundering directives to adapt to and be able to fight new money laundering and terrorist financing techniques (e.g.: MiCA to regulate crypto-currencies). Today, modern technology services are becoming increasingly...

The effectiveness of financial sanctions and embargos

Financial sanctions and embargos have long been used by governments and international organizations as a means of applying economic pressure on rogue states in order to achieve political objectives. These measures aim to restrict or cut off the flow of financial resources to targeted countries ...

What are worldwide AML regulations for cryptocurrency ?

The popularity of cryptocurrencies has risen significantly in recent years, with more individuals and businesses using them for a variety of purposes, including international money transfers and online purchases. In order to protect the integrity of the global financial system and minimize ille...

What is the impact of the EU whistleblowing legislation?

Whistleblowing became a subject of concern when major consequences produced by Swiss Leaks and Lux Leaks made the case for a change in the European framework. In both cases, the whistleblowers worked for private companies prior to leaking information. If their situation was to repeat now, would...

Why are PEPs under increased scrutiny?

Politically exposed persons (PEPs) are individuals who have been entrusted with prominent public functions, such as government officials, politicians, or high-ranking members of the military. PEPs may also include their family members and close associates. The term "PEP" is often used i...

Andre Figueira De Carvalho - Pideeco Member
Andre Figueira De Carvalho Junior Consultant
Oscar Canario da Cunha - Pideeco Member
Oscar Canario da Cunha Managing Director
Damian Vildosola Truche - Pideeco Member
Damian Vildosola Truche Senior Consultant

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What are worldwide AML regulations for cryptocurrency ?

5AMLD, AML, Blockchain, Compliance, Digital, Cryptocurrencies, Due Diligence, EU, Europe, FATF, GAFI, KYC, Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing, Risk,

The popularity of cryptocurrencies has risen significantly in recent years, with more individuals and businesses using them for a variety of purposes, including international money transfers and online purchases. In order to protect the integrity of ...

Dawn of disruption: predicting AML in the next decade

AML, Compliance, Darkweb, Data breach, Due Diligence, Digital, Data Security, Financial Institutions, Know your Customer, Money Laundering, RegTech, FinTech, Risk,

The exponential growth of technology is leading to the disruption of numerous sectors including telecommunications, robotics, science, and finance. As banks are slowly adapting to high-tech innovations, the world of compliance and AML will face unpr...

GDPR Privacy Update: Fines, penalties and recent sanctions

GDPR, Data Security, Data breach, Financial Sanctions, Compliance, Financial firms, Privacy, Personal Data, European Commission, EU,

It did not take long after the entry into force of GDPR on 25th May 2018 for many companies to revise their positions and business priorities following their initial scepticism towards the penalties that were to be imposed by the new regulation. The...