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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 recor...

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Inside RegTech - Regulatory Compliance Technology

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

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Facebook & Libra, the sensational entry in the financial world

By targeting the approximate 1.7 billion people around the world who do not have...

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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 to detect coronavirus scams and financial crimes?

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

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Apply a Top-down approach for Regulatory Compliance Ops

A top-down approach highlights the behaviour of regulatory changes in the financ...

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EU proposals: cross-border distribution of investment funds

A Proposal for a Directive which will amend, the Directive 2009/65/EC (UCITS IV ...

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What are Hawala transactions and how do they work?

In February 2019, another criminal group was arrested in Europe, for laundering ...

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Intro to DLU4: Foreign accounts and Fiscal Regularisation

What is DLU and how has it evolved through the years?DLU stands for "Déclar...

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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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AML Transaction Monitoring & Detection Scenarios

Efficiently fine-tuning AML Transaction Monitoring can help financial firm's ...

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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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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...

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 ...

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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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Psd2, Brexit & the rise of payment services market in Belgium

On the 6th of August 2019, the National Bank of Belgium ("NBB") published a press release announcing that in 2019, there was substantial growth of applications for the execution of payment activities in Belgium. A total of 34 companies are now licensed and supervised by the NBB, in comparis...

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