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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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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 important are audit trails for your company?

An audit trail (also called audit log) is a relevant chronological recording of ...

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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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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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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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How is BMR changing the landscape of benchmarks?

The recent creation of Benchmark Regulation has been the catalyst for a major tr...

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The rising cost of regulatory compliance for financial institutions

Businesses are increasingly worried about regulatory costs that arise every time...

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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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AML EWRA - How to conduct Anti-Money Laundering overall risk assessment?

The Enterprise-Wide Risk Assessment (EWRA) or Overall Risk Assessment has become...

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Regulatory Compliance for Insurance and Reinsurance Firms

Insurance/reinsurance companies play an important role for the European economy....

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Inside RegTech - Regulatory Compliance Technology

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

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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 ...

How important are audit trails for your company?

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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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Overview and Summary of the 5th AML Directive - AMLD5

In the past few years, many scandals related to money laundering have been recorded. For instance, the Panama Papers have shown how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth. Big companies such as UBS and ABN AMRO are suspected of not complying with AML Directives by ignoring signals...

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