Know Your Crypto: How KYC and AML are Helping Cryptocurrencies Go Mainstream

By Elliot Burr | September 30, 2021
Cryptocurrencies have ascended the ranks from being a nascent concept to a legitimate commodity that banks are investing in. So much so, that regulatory bodies have had to adapt to an ever-shifting change in compliance, as they continue to assess crypto’s risk and reward.

Are Gray Area NFTs the New Source of Crypto-concern for AML?

By Elliot Burr | July 1, 2021
“What does NFT even stand for, anyway?” Perhaps these words have resonated with you the past few months in conversations with colleagues or friends. While seemingly a throwaway joke, it echoes an unfamiliarity that many people working in financial compliance will see as a large hindrance to their KYC and AML processes.

The Rise of Adverse Media Screening in KYC, AML and CDD

By Elliot Burr | April 8, 2021
In highly regulated industries, the need for enhanced due diligence (EDD) on customers and counterparties has never been so necessary. In the case of tier one banks and other large financial institutions (FIs), compliance protocols can differ between jurisdictions managed by national regulatory bodies, which makes adherence all the more difficult.

Smoke Signals: Money Laundering and the Illegal Tobacco Trade

By Elliot Burr | March 16, 2021
One of the key crimes that has alerted financial institutions and regulators is trade-based money laundering (TBML). The complexity that TBML comprises (its wholly global payment stream and the spectrum of imported or exported goods) indicates the minutiae that has to be investigated through advanced data screening. FATF’s latest report identifies the difficulty that TBML continues to pose more than a decade after the release of its landmark study – one commodity creating challenges is illicit tobacco.
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