Regulatory Compliance Journal

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

How is money laundered through football?

In May 2015, the biggest scandal in football history (known as “FIFA Gate”) led to seven FIFA executives being arrested in Zurich. The accusations focused on the use of bribery, fraud, and money laundering to rig the $150 million media and marketing rights auction for FIFA games in the Amer...

How are ESG-related assets used for greenwashing?

With the rise of environmentally and socially conscious consumers, companies are under more pressure than ever to prove their commitment to sustainability and ethical practices. In recent years, environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) has gone from being a buzzword to a trillion-d...

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 increasing...

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 ...

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Why do most AML programs fail?

Corruption, AML, Financial Institutions, Compliance, Know your Customer, Risk, Anti Money Laundering, KYC, Tone at the Top, Financial operations, Transaction Monitoring, Ethics, Compliance expert,

Despite the consistent efforts adopted by banks to fight money laundering and financial crime, fines for AML breaches have hit an all-time high. In 2022, financial institutions were fined a grand total of $4.17 billion (€3.95 billion) worldwide...

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...

Outcomes of the FATF October 2019 Plenary Week in Paris

FATF, GAFI, AML, FATF WEEK, Money Laundering, Corruption, Financial Sanctions, Red Flags, Risk Based Approach,

For one week, from the 13th to the 18th October, representatives of 205 countries and jurisdictions, the IMF, UN, World Bank and other organizations (OECD, OSCE, Europol, Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units, ...) met in Paris for the Financi...