Regulatory Compliance Journal

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

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 procedures and controls. But the current set-up isn’t what they are solely looking at. “Lookbacks” to past tr...

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 the globe who have roughly spent $152.1 billion on games in 2019 alone. As common channels for money launde...

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 the world of finance. In the past years, a global benchmark reform process has been creating a shift from the ...

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 web is an encrypted part of the internet that hosts online content not indexed by conventional search engines....

How important are audit trails for your company?

An audit trail (also called audit log) is a relevant chronological recording of actions, a set of files, or the destination of a collection of records that represent a sequence of successive activities or events within an operational environment, a procedure or any other process. This step b...

Damian Vildosola Truche - Pideeco Member
Damian Vildosola Truche Senior Consultant
Cesario Pinto - Pideeco Member
Cesario Pinto Traineeship
Chelsea Omankoy - Pideeco Member
Chelsea Omankoy Traineeship
Oscar Canario da Cunha - Pideeco Member
Oscar Canario da Cunha Managing Director

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

Risk, Due Diligence, AML, Risk Management, Risk Based Approach, Audit, Financial firms, KYC, Compliance, 5AMLD, Audit Findings, FSMA, EU, EWRA,

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 submitte...

AML: What is adverse media or negative news?

Compliance, Anti Money Laundering, RegTech, Know your Customer, Red Flags, KYC, Due Diligence, AML, Money Laundering, KYC,

The digital era has given KYC analysts unprecedented access to a plethora of information on individuals and companies. Newspaper articles, online blogs, and social media are accessible and filterable with one click and may reveal important news on a ...

How and why to embed AML Lookbacks within financial firms?

Money Laundering, AML, Audit, Audit Findings, Financial operations, Due Diligence, 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 procedures and controls. But the current set-up isn’t what they are s...