Regulatory Compliance Journal

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The digital era has given KYC analysts unprecedented access to a plethora of information on individuals and companies. N...

In the past few years, many scandals related to money laundering have been recorded. For instance, the Panama Papers hav...

How to conduct KYC on Russian Counterparties ?Doing business with Russian entities in non-sanctioned sectors of the econ...

Politically exposed persons (PEPs) are individuals who have been entrusted with prominent public functions, such as gove...

How to find the VAT number of a counterparty or customer ?How can you, as a company or obliged entity, search for the VA...

With the convenience of online shopping and the ability to purchase goods and services from anywhere in the world, e-com...

VAT Carousels - The look back in the transactions For several years there have been occasional stories of VAT carousels ...

What will be the impacts of implementation of the Fourth AML EU Directive (2015/849) ?Since 1991, the European Union has...

Efficiently fine-tuning AML Transaction Monitoring can help financial firm's compliance teams to increase productivit...

In February 2019, another criminal group was arrested in Europe for laundering money through hawala transactions. Based ...

In 2016, Panama Papers exposed a vast database of 214.000 offshore shell companies used by a variety of individuals and ...

The digital era has given KYC analysts unprecedented access to a plethora of information on individuals and companies. N...

Each year we are entitled to different lists about tax havens issued by governments or international organisations, but ...

Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) drafted by financial institutions contain some of the most valuable information availa...

Facebook made a splash in October 2021 when it rebranded itself to Meta and announced an investment of $10 billion to c...

Over the past years, the golden visa has seen a surge in participation in its programmes. But along with its rising popu...

Lately the 5th Anti-Money Laundering EU Directive (AMLD5) retained a particular interest on innovative instruments of pa...

Businesses are increasingly worried about regulatory costs that arise every time a new legal framework is introduced. Th...

20 articles matching kyc tag

How effective are AML fines?

Considered a strong deterrent against financial crime, AML fines seem to be little more than symbolic slaps on the wrist for financial institutions with vast pockets. With trillions of dollars being freely laundered every year and ambiguous structural changes required to effectively combat mone...

How are charities used for money laundering?

As funds flow into the hands of charities, an unsettling question arises: is your donation inadvertently fueling money laundering activities? While the noble intentions behind charitable giving inspires positive change, criminals have exploited the realm of benevolence, using it as a strategic ...

How can AML experts fight trade-base money laundering?

Beneath the seemingly ordinary surface of global commerce, criminals have created an underground world of complex schemes, where legitimate business transactions serve as a smokescreen for their illicit activities. How can anti-money laundering experts stop the flow of illegal funds into the wo...

European Data Protection Authorities Websites [Compiled list]

The protection of privacy has grown to be of utmost importance in a society where our every action is digitally recorded and where personal information is exchanged like an untraceable currency. European Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) have launched a privacy revolution and established the ...

How is artificial intelligence a challenge to GDPR?

In today's data-driven world, the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing industries and empowering businesses to unlock unprecedented opportunities. But this changing landscape has given rise to privacy and security issues that demand a hard look at the way AI h...

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Omar Morabet Chergui Traineeship
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Thomas Turcksin Junior Consultant
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Laetitia Orfila Traineeship
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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...

AML Transaction Monitoring & Detection Scenarios

AML, Transaction Monitoring, Due Diligence, Risk Management, KYC, Financial firms, Anti Money Laundering, Detection Scenarios, RegTech, Risk Based Approach, Compliance expert, Red Flags,

Efficiently fine-tuning AML Transaction Monitoring can help financial firm's compliance teams to increase productivity while carefully avoiding pointless investigations by reducing the amount of false-positive alerts. The revision of AML detect...

RBA - Risk Based Approach: strengths and weaknesses

RBA, Risk Based Approach, Risk, Financial firms, AML, Conduct Risk, Risk Management, GAFI, Financial Institutions, Due Diligence, EWRA, Anti Money Laundering, Compliance, Terrorism Financing,

In today’s financial challenging environment, institutions are exposed to numerous economic abuses making it necessary to activate preventive measures to decrease the risks. Among these, money laundering (ML), terrorist financing (TF), corruption, ...