Regulatory Compliance Journal

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

How is e-commerce used for money laundering?

With the convenience of online shopping and the ability to purchase goods and services from anywhere in the world, e-commerce has revolutionized the way we do business. The COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated this trend, forcing many businesses to shift their operations online to stay afloat...

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

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, modern technology services are becoming increasingly...

The effectiveness of financial sanctions and embargos

Financial sanctions and embargos have long been used by governments and international organizations as a means of applying economic pressure on rogue states in order to achieve political objectives. These measures aim to restrict or cut off the flow of financial resources to targeted countries ...

What are worldwide AML regulations for cryptocurrency ?

The popularity of cryptocurrencies has risen significantly in recent years, with more individuals and businesses using them for a variety of purposes, including international money transfers and online purchases. In order to protect the integrity of the global financial system and minimize ille...

What is the impact of the EU whistleblowing legislation?

Whistleblowing became a subject of concern when major consequences produced by Swiss Leaks and Lux Leaks made the case for a change in the European framework. In both cases, the whistleblowers worked for private companies prior to leaking information. If their situation was to repeat now, would...

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KYC Business: tax havens, embargoes & sanctioned countries

Financial Sanctions, OECD, Financial firms, KYC, Compliance, Tax Havens, Red Flags, AML, Risk Based Approach, EU, Corruption, Know your Customer,

Each year we are entitled to different lists about tax havens issued by governments or international organisations, but what is the difference between these lists? In October 2022, the European Union updated its list of non-cooperative tax jurisdi...

What can be done to improve the efficiency of AML fines?

AML, Anti Money Laundering, Compliance, Due Diligence, Financial Institutions, Governance, Money Laundering,

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 ...

How to remotely identify clients and become PSD2 compliant?

PSD2, Europe, Digital, Financial Institutions, Financial operations, EU, Compliance, Financial firms,

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published in June 2019 an : Opinion on the elements of strong customer authentication (SCA) under the revised : Payment Services Directive (PSD2) . The Opinion provides non-exhaustive lists of the authentication e...