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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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MiFID, Time for information transparency

MiFID (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) was put into force in Novembe...

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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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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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How to implement efficient corporate governance standards ?

Corporate governance standards are a framework within which operational and beha...

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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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RBA - Risk Based Approach: strengths and weaknesses

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

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Inside RegTech - Regulatory Compliance Technology

🎬 Introduction to RegTech and Regulatory ComplianceThe worldwide economic rep...

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Protection of Whistleblowers : What is the EU framework?

On March 12 2019, the European Parliament and European Union Member States made ...

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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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Financial institutions against money laundering | AML

In recent years, the banking sector in the European Union has been shaken by dif...

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EWRA - What is Business overall risk exposure assessment?

The understanding and management of risk by financial institutions, banks, and e...

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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 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...

How do criminals launder their money using the Dark Web?

Drug trade and illegal markets on the dark web have grown exponentially. Criminals are finding new and original ways to launder money generated from their illicit activities. The dark ...

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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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