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

Is the UBO Register useful during KYC processes?It was a tedious job to complete the UBO Register for companies. There w...

With the rise of environmentally and socially conscious consumers, companies are under more pressure than ever to prove ...

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Decoding DORA: Navigating Operational Resilience in Financial Services

In 2020, the EU introduced a new regulatory framework that would be centered on measures to increase the digitalization of the financial sector. It later would be called the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA), and is a part of the Digital Finance Package (DFP), which aims to support inno...

How can criminology help us understand white collar crime?

Though rare in corporate or finance environments, criminology offers valuable insights. Despite "white-collar crime" often costing more than street crime, society tends to overlook it. Analyzing corporate misconduct through a crimilogical lens reveals the dynamics of deceit, power, and ...

Financial greenwashing: the dark links between green bonds and corruption.

Faced with the urgent challenge of climate change, green bonds are emerging as an innovative response to finance sustainable projects and encourage the transition to an environmentally friendly economy. However, the persistent threat of corruption undermines these well-intentioned initiatives, ...

What can be done to improve the efficiency of AML fines?

The heavy fines imposed on financial institutions for AML deficiencies over the years have frequently fallen short in achieving their goals. This inefficiency is manifest in the repeat offending of such banks, the heavy burden it places on them, and the lack of improvement in the AML system. A ...

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...

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How are shell companies used for money laundering?

AML, 5AMLD, Anti Money Laundering, Corruption, Compliance, EU, Ethics, KYC, Money Laundering, Red Flags, Tax Havens,

In 2016, Panama Papers exposed a vast database of 214.000 offshore shell companies used by a variety of individuals and companies for tax evasion, money laundering, and corruption. The scandal sent shockwaves across the world, revealing the detriment...

How is real estate used for money laundering?

6AMLD, Anti Money Laundering, Corruption, Compliance, Due Diligence, Financial Sanctions, Financial Institutions, Know your Customer, 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...

What is good corporate governance?

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Corporate governance standards are a framework within which operational and behavioural standards for the board, the executive management and the wider staff are set. Hierarchy in harmony. It comes largely with an accountability movement, better mana...