Regulatory Compliance Journal

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AML EWRA - How to conduct Anti-Money Laundering overall risk assessment?

The Enterprise-Wide Risk Assessment (EWRA) or Overall Risk Assessment has become a regulatory obligation from an EU and Belgian perspective for all credit institutions, stockbroking firms, licensed insurance companies and banking industries submitted to the Anti-Money Laundering regulation. ...

EWRA - What is Business overall risk exposure assessment?

The understanding and management of risk by financial institutions, banks, and entities, has improved over the years. Today, stakeholders are more involved, and they demand greater transparency regarding the risks of a company and how the company reacts and plans the future to take advantage of...

Which Financial Abuses are associated with Prepaid Cards ?

Lately the 5th Anti-Money Laundering EU Directive (AMLD5) retained a particular interest on innovative instruments of payment, among which Prepaid Cards and digital currencies. In 2013 the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) had raised a non-binding public guidance for a risk based approach on ...

6th AML Directive (AMLD6) : The European Harmonization

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 and bring into force the laws, regulations an...

Protection of Whistleblowers : What is the EU framework?

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 original proposal of 23 April 2018. This agreement...

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How can AML experts fight trade-base money laundering?

AML, Compliance, Red Flags, Terrorism Financing, Risk, Financial Sanctions, Money Laundering,

Beneath the seemingly ordinary surface of global commerce, criminals have created an underground world of complex schemes, where legitimate business transactions serve as a smokescreen for their illicit activities. How can anti-money laundering exper...

Financial greenwashing: the dark links between green bonds and corruption.

Financial operations, Green Crime, Transparency, Corruption, Green Bonds, European Taxonomy , CBS, GBP, EuGB,

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 un...

Regulatory Compliance for Insurance and Reinsurance Firms

Reinsurance, Solvency II, PRIIPS, KID, Risk, Financial solvency, Transparency, Reporting, Governance, Ethics, Privacy, FSMA, NBB, Belgium, MiFID2, Insurance,

Insurance/reinsurance companies play an important role for the European economy. Many European countries, among them Belgium, are listed in the top 20 OECD countries with the highest gross insurance premiums, with Belgian premiums reaching around 30...