Piet De Vreese, Managing Director

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Piet De Vreese


With Pideeco since June, 2010
Prior to moving into compliance in 2010, Piet ran a network of bank branches in Belgium with specialization in Private Banking and the promotion of Insurance products for retail and business customers, having the license as broker and as agent in life and non-life products.
Piet has been developing global KYC programmes and other compliance projects in line with regulatory requirements (FATCA, EMIR, MiFID, Cross border) in the Eurozone and the UK. Since 2013, he successfully completed the Compliance Officer exam in line with applicable regulatory requirements. He has also dealt with supervisory authorities in Belgium and the United Kingdom in thematic and ARROW reviews.

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Why do most AML programs fail?

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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 2020, financial institutions were fined a grand total of $15.13 billion (€12.79 billion) worldwi...

Apply a Top-down approach for Regulatory Compliance Ops

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A top-down approach highlights the behaviour of regulatory changes in the financial institution and helps the Compliance Officer to build a strong Governance. This principle is also known as ‚Äútone at the top‚ÄĚ in ethical and responsible business b...

VAT carousel: fiction or truth for financial institutions ?

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VAT Carousels - The look back in the transactions For several years there have been occasional stories of VAT carousels that are exposed after the facts and where banks then do a look back in the transactions on their systems to determine whether som...

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