Regulatory Compliance Journal

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A top-down approach highlights the behaviour of regulatory changes in the financial institution and helps the Compliance...

Despite the consistent efforts adopted by banks to fight money laundering and financial crime, fines for AML breaches ha...

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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...

Andre Figueira De Carvalho - Pideeco Member
Andre Figueira De Carvalho Junior Consultant
Stefano Siggia - Pideeco Member
Stefano Siggia Senior Consultant
Chloe Cauchois - Pideeco Member
Chloe Cauchois Junior Consultant
Ruben Constantino David - Pideeco Member
Ruben Constantino David Junior Consultant

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How can criminology help us understand white collar crime?

Corruption, Money Laundering, Politically Exposed Persons, Red Flags, Risk Based Approach, White Collar Crime, Criminology, Occupational Fraud,

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 reveal...

How effective are AML fines?

Anti Money Laundering, Audit Findings, Compliance, Due Diligence, Financial Institutions, Financial firms, Money Laundering, Risk Based Approach,

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 structura...

GDPR: inspiring data protection worldwide

Compliance, Compliance expert, Data Protection Authority, Data Protection Watchdog, EU, European Commission, GDPR, Privacy, Personal Data, Data Security,

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 me...