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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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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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6th AML Directive (AMLD6) : The European Harmonization

On November 12, 2018, the European Parliament issued new rules to strengthen the...

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How important are audit trails for your company?

An audit trail (also called audit log) is a relevant chronological recording of ...

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RBA - Risk Based Approach: strengths and weaknesses

In today’s financial challenging environment, institutions are exposed to nume...

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MiFID, Time for information transparency

MiFID (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) was put into force in Novembe...

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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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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 man...

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Open Banking - PSD2: the future of financial services

The future of banking is changing and Open Banking is an emerging trend that wil...

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How do criminals launder their money using video games?

In the past decade, the video game industry has managed to dwarf the film, music...

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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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KYC Business: tax havens, embargoes & sanctioned countries

Each year we are entitled to different lists about tax havens issued by governme...

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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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Inside RegTech - Regulatory Compliance Technology

🎬 Introduction to RegTech and Regulatory ComplianceThe worldwide economic repercussions of the 2008 financial crisis led regulators to strengthen their regulations and controls against the financial market operators. Today, financial institutions are facing a challenging regulatory landscape (MiF...

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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 recorded. For instance, the Panama Papers have shown how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth. Big companies such as UBS and ABN AMRO are suspected of not complying with AML Directives by ignoring signals...

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