Regulatory Compliance Journal

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

MiFID (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) was put into force in November 2007 and was created with the objectiv...

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

A Proposal for a Directive which will amend, the Directive 2009/65/EC (UCITS IV Directive) and the Directive 2011/61/EU...

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How to build an effective KYC program

In an era where technology evolves at a rapid pace, criminals are quick to adapt, developing increasingly sophisticated methods to exploit vulnerabilities within financial systems and testing the boundaries of traditional KYC practices. How can compliance experts create robust defences and iden...

CSRD: Are you really ready for the new era of CSR reporting?

The Corporate sustainability reporting guideline (CSRD) is a new European regulation designed to enhance corporate transparency in terms of sustainable development. It replaces the Directive on the publication of non-financial and diversity-related information (NFRD). It considerably extends t...

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, ...

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Protection of Whistleblowers : What is the EU framework?

Whistleblowing, European Commission, Transparency, Financial firms, Data breach, Money Laundering, Financial Institutions, Data Security, Freedom of information,

On March 12 2019, the European Parliament and European Union Member States made a provisional agreement on how to protect whistleblowers. This new agreement guarantees a higher level of protection for whistleblowers than the level given in the origin...

6th AML Directive (AMLD6) : The European Harmonization

AML, Financial Sanctions, European Commission, Financial firms, 6AMLD, Compliance, Money Laundering, Europe, EU, Environmental, Anti Money Laundering, Green Crime,

On November 12, 2018, the European Parliament issued new rules to strengthen the fight against money laundering through the 6th EU Money Laundering Directive (2018/1673). Member States have until 3 December 2020 to transpose the Sixth AML Directive a...

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 ...