Regulatory Compliance Journal

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On March 12 2019, the European Parliament and European Union Member States made a provisional agreement on how to protec...

Drug trade and illegal markets on the dark web have grown exponentially. Criminals are finding new and original ways to ...

Whistleblowing became a subject of concern when major consequences produced by Swiss Leaks and Lux Leaks made the case f...

The coronavirus pandemic has reinforced the hunger to urge world leaders to take consistent action to fight climate chan...

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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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Aurelie Vandenbulcke Junior Consultant
Chloe Cauchois - Pideeco Member
Chloe Cauchois Junior Consultant
Ana Pinto - Pideeco Member
Ana Pinto Traineeship
Michel Cliquet - Pideeco Member
Michel Cliquet Senior Consultant

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Decoding DORA: Navigating Operational Resilience in Financial Services

DORA, Financial Institutions, MiFID2, Reporting, Risk Management, Compliance, Europe, Risk Based Approach, Operational Resilience, Financial operations,

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 Fina...

The rising cost of regulatory compliance for financial institutions

Compliance, Financial firms, Financial operations, Governance, Due Diligence, EWRA, KYC, AML, GDPR, Europe,

Businesses are increasingly worried about regulatory costs that arise every time a new legal framework is introduced. The stakeholders fear that the cost of compliance will cut the growth of businesses and will lead to very restrictive business envir...

What are the EU's Anti-Money Laundering Directives?

5AMLD, 6AMLD, AML, Anti Money Laundering, Compliance, Compliance expert, Consultant, EU, Europe, European Commission, European Court of Justice, Financial Institutions, Money Laundering, Politically Exposed Persons,

Since 1991, the European Union has regularly updated and released new anti-money laundering directives to adapt to and be able to fight new money laundering and terrorist financing techniques (e.g.: MiCA to regulate crypto-currencies). Today, moder...