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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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How to create a risk-based AML strategy

A risk-based approach was identified by the FATF as an effective and proactive stance of tackling anti-money laundering compliance. They reported a...

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What are the best practices for integrating AI into your AML compliance program?

To take your AML compliance program to new heights of effectiveness, introducing an artificial intelligence (AI) technology could be the right...

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How to deal with AML compliance disruptions

Anti-money laundering compliance teams need to have several traits to help keep them at their best, these include resilience and adaptability. As an...

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FATF’s View of the Risks of Real Estate

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF[1]) recently updated its Risk-Based Approach Guidance for the Real Estate Sector. This update was prompted by...

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Global Impact of Human Trafficking

Trafficking in persons is the second largest black market in the world (the first is the illegal drug trade). It is estimated that human trafficking...

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Money Laundering Through Social Media and Online Gaming

With scamming on the rise, criminals are always looking for people willing to lend them their bank accounts to receive and withdraw the unlawful cash...

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Elder Financial Exploitation – A Problem That Isn’t Going Away

Elder Financial Exploitation (EFE) is a global problem and is on the rise. One of several forms of elder abuse, this type includes theft, fraud, and...

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Understanding European Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCA)

After two years of discussion and negotiation, the European Parliament and the European Council reached a provisional agreement on the Markets in...

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What is Money Laundering and How is it Done? Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part series on what money laundering is and some of the ways it is done.

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Detecting Counterparty Behavior with QuantaVerse’s Advanced Technology

AML case investigations traditionally center on the focal entity and their most active counterparties. However, limiting the circle of inquiry...

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What is Money Laundering and How is it Done? Part 1

This is the first part of a two-part series on the what money laundering is and some of the ways it is done.

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Five Best Practices of Adverse Media Monitoring

Financial institutions and banks need to be aware of all degrees of risk that their clients may bring, ranging from a third party with a damaged...

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The June FATF Plenary Outcomes

Russia, Real Estate and Other Things*

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Has the Time Come for Adoption of Digital Asset Legislation in the US?

U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) have introduced the Responsible Financial Innovation Act (also being referred to as...

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The Suspicious Activity Report that is Not Suspicious – Marijuana Limited

As a former Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Officer I understand that BSA requirements are intended to ensure the integrity of the banking system and detect...

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Trouble in Paradise? Understanding Risks of Financial Activities in The Cayman Islands

At a glance, the Cayman Islands may simply appear to be a small collection of islands located in the Caribbean Sea with less than 100,000 residents...

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Understanding global corruption and how to prevent it

Corruption can lead to ethical and reputational problems at a private and public level, heightening the need for recognition across the globe about...

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FinCEN Issues Advisory on Kleptocracies and Foreign Corruption

On April 14th, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advisory on kleptocracy and foreign public corruption. This alert urges...

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What are the money laundering risks surrounding migrant smuggling?

Migrant smuggling arises due to global conflict, including fleeing from war, political instability, and violence, as well as a yearning for better...

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