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FinCEN on “Pig Butchering”

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued an Alert, FIN-2023-Alert005, on the virtual currency investment scam known as “pig butchering.”[i] The Alert lays out the methodology of the scheme and provides red flags to help identify...

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Crime & Corruption on the Cold Seas

Evaluating Norway’s Readiness in Risk Management Relating to Russia’s Northern Sea Route

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Efficient and Effective Financial Crime Compliance: Meet Tech-Enabled Managed Services

For banks and financial institutions, financial crime compliance isn’t just a goal – it’s a necessity. 

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Payroll Tax Evasion and Workers’ Compensation Fraud – What to Watch For

Payroll tax evasion and workers’ compensation fraud are multi-million-dollar problems in the US construction sector. Especially as many of these...

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We spoke to our experts; here are nine best practices to implement a compliance system successfully

A compliance department's function is integral for safe business and legally mandated. As such, any legacy system change, even if necessary, is met...

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Terrorism in the EU

Terrorism and extremism are continuing global threats. Europol assists member states in the European Union (EU) with their anti-terrorism and...

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AFC Summit Recap with FinTech Expert Kevin Lee

I recently had the pleasure of attending the European Anti-Financial Crime Summit in Dublin, hosted by AML Intelligence, alongside 400 delegates from...

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New Guidance on Third-Party Risk Management for US Banks

The federal banking regulators have issued interagency guidance on managing the risks of working with third parties. The new guidance finalizes the...

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Improving Efficiency and Your Financial Crimes Program

Are you responsible for a financial crime compliance program? If so, one of the things that keeps you up at night is how to improve the efficiency of...

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The Long Journey to Ownership Transparency

Money launderers and criminals have used opaque corporate structures to hide and move ill-gotten gains for years. Such structures are also a haven...

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Winning the Compliance Battle: The Role of Managed Services in Modern Business

To remain competitive and successful in today's rapidly changing financial marketplace, banks and financial service providers need to be able to...

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Compliance Solutions: Why Usability Matters

In the world of compliance, a user-friendly and efficient solution can make the difference between staying ahead or falling behind regulatory...

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The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act: Securing Your Supply Chain

In June 2022, the requirements of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) in the United States went into effect.

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Five Compliance Tips for Mid-Size Banks

Are you an AML compliance professional working for a mid-size bank? If so, you're in the right place.

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2023 Financial Crime Market Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Welcome back to the fifth and final instalment of our 2023 financial crime market outlook series.

In this blog, we focus on Asia-Pacific countries.

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2023 Financial Crime Market Outlook: Latin America

This is the fourth part of our Global Market Outlook Series and we’re looking at Latin America.

The term Latin America is used to describe the...

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2023 Financial Crime Market Outlook: North America

Welcome back to the third part of our 2023 Financial Crime Market Outlook.

We are going to focus on North America and the laws, regulations, and...

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2023 Financial Crime Market Outlook: Africa & The Middle East

Welcome back to our financial crime market outlook series. This is the second instalment of the series and we will be focusing on Africa and the...

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2023 Financial Crime Market Outlook: UK & Europe

Worldwide, criminals launder between $800 million and $2 trillion each year, with 90% of money laundering crimes going undetected. 

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This Year in AML: Up, Up and Away to 2023

Elliot Berman and I were pleased to be able to post close to 50 new conversations in 2022 about the many challenges, both domestic and international,...

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Role of FSRBs in FATF Recommendation Implementation

SPECIAL EDITION WITH GUEST STUDENT AUTHORS FROM THE SCHAR SCHOOL OF POLICY AND GOVERNMENT AT GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY 

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Built to Fail: The Kabul Bank Scandal and Systemic Corruption in Afghanistan

Special Edition with Guest Student Authors from the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University (https://traccc.gmu.edu/)

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Combatting IUU Fishing with AML Policies

Special Edition with Guest Student Authors from the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University (https://traccc.gmu.edu/)

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How to plan for a new AML Transaction Monitoring System

Financial institutions need to follow AML/BSA requirements so they can have confidence in their compliance process and ease the pressure from...

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