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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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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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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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VAT carousel, fiction or truth for financial institutions ?

VAT Carousels - The look back in the transactions For several years there have b...

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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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How to remotely identify clients and become PSD2 compliant?

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published in June 2019 an Opinion on the el...

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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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How to implement efficient corporate governance standards ?

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

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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 inst...

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AML - KYC : Impacts of the 4th AML Directive (AMLD4)

What will be the impacts of implementation of the Fourth AML EU Directive (2015/...

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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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The Banking Industry & Regulatory Compliance Requirements

Compliance risk is one of the biggest concerns of the banking industry. Failing ...

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Environmental Crimes & Money Laundering

The coronavirus pandemic has reinforced the hunger to urge world leaders to take consistent action to fight climate change. The yearning for a profound change and not a “back to norm...

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...

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GDPR Privacy Update: Fines, penalties and recent sanctions

It did not take long after the entry into force of GDPR on 25th May 2018 for many companies to revise their positions and business priorities following their initial scepticism towards the penalties that were to be imposed by the new regulation. The reality of the number of financial sanctions enfo...

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How to implement efficient corporate governance standards ?

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 management and better control, and is based essentiall...

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