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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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Financing terrorism: The billion-dollar blood antiquities art dealing

The destruction of the ancient city of Palmyra and the beheading of its Antiquit...

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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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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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Look up company VAT number in Europe

How to find the VAT number of a counterparty or customer ?How can you, as a comp...

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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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Open Banking - PSD2: the future of financial services

The future of banking is changing and Open Banking is an emerging trend that wil...

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Environmental Crimes & Money Laundering

The coronavirus pandemic has reinforced the hunger to urge world leaders to take...

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FATF: Discussion on ways to contribute to financial safety | AML

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

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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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The Banking Industry & Regulatory Compliance Requirements

Compliance risk is one of the biggest concerns of the banking industry. Failing ...

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How to remotely identify clients and become PSD2 compliant?

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published in June 2019 an Opinion on the el...

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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 fr...

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...

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The UBO Register in practice | Belgium

Is the UBO Register useful during KYC processes?It was a tedious job to complete the UBO Register for companies. There were a number of start-up problems that made it difficult to transmit all the data on time. We were finally able to do so, but the deadline was extended to September 30, 2019 an...

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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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