Regulatory Compliance Journal

Financial crime and regulatory compliance information for professionals finance, legal and technology enthusiasts

In recent years, the banking sector in the European Union has been shaken by different scandals related to money launder...

In the past decade, the video game industry has managed to dwarf the film, music, and television sectors. It’s estim...

The exponential growth of technology is leading to the disruption of numerous sectors including telecommunications, robo...

The coronavirus pandemic has reinforced the hunger to urge world leaders to take consistent action to fight climate chan...

Drug trade and illegal markets on the dark web have grown exponentially. Criminals are finding new and original ways to ...

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

On November 12, 2018, the European Parliament issued new rules to strengthen the fight against money laundering through ...

While the world is on hold, financial crime has not taken a step back amidst the coronavirus emergency. Scammers, money...

By targeting approximately 1.7 billion people around the world who do not have access to a traditional bank account, the...

For one week, from the 13th to the 18th October, representatives of 205 countries and jurisdictions, the IMF, UN, World ...

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

In recent years, regulators have begun to scrutinize more closely financial institutions regarding the soundness of thei...

In the past decade, a series of leaks from insider sources have shed light on the complex systems of money laundering, t...

🎬 Introduction to RegTech and Regulatory ComplianceThe worldwide economic repercussions of the 2008 financial crisis ...

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

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

On March 12 2019, the European Parliament and European Union Member States made a provisional agreement on how to protec...

20 articles matching money laundering tag

How is real estate used for money laundering?

In February of 2022, Transparency International revealed that Russians linked to the Kremlin or with corruption charges had invested £1.5 billion in the UK property market, mostly through companies held in Britain’s overseas territories and crown dependencies. The findings exposed Great Br...

GDPR: inspiring data protection worldwide

Since its inception, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been deemed by experts as the world’s strongest collection of data protection rules. As our online presence increases through social media, digital banking, and other means, nations around the globe have come to re...

Dawn of disruption: predicting AML in the next decade

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 unprecedented changes and challenges in the near ...

How to write the perfect SAR?

Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) drafted by financial institutions contain some of the most valuable information available to law enforcement agencies in the fight against financial crime. Yet, the FinCEN Files scandal of 2020 has shown that major banks have consistently failed to write and s...

Why do most AML programs fail?

Despite the consistent efforts adopted by banks to fight money laundering and financial crime, fines for AML breaches have hit an all-time high. In 2020, financial institutions were fined a grand total of $15.13 billion (€12.79 billion) worldwide, a 51.3% increase compared to 2019, with U...

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How to write the perfect SAR?

Anti Money Laundering, AML, Audit Findings, Compliance, Due Diligence, Financial Sanctions, KYC, Money Laundering, Red Flags, Risk Based Approach, Reporting, Transaction Monitoring,

Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) drafted by financial institutions contain some of the most valuable information available to law enforcement agencies in the fight against financial crime. Yet, the FinCEN Files scandal of 2020 has shown that major ...

MiFID: Time for information transparency

Financial firms, MIFID, Financial firms, Investment Funds, UCITS, MiFID2, ESMA, PRIIPS, Transparency, Compliance,

MiFID (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) was put into force in November 2007 and was created with the objective of harmonising Europe's financial landscape. This Directive changed how the financial markets worked and especially how they ...

Facebook & Diem: the sensational entry in the financial world

Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, Facebook, Financial firms, FinTech, RegTech, Money Laundering, Digital, Anti Money Laundering, Transparency, Financial operations,

By targeting approximately 1.7 billion people around the world who do not have access to a traditional bank account, the American firm Facebook aspires to rely on its 2.4 billion users to reach the forgotten and the destitute people of the convention...