AML Voices: Should the Real Estate and Private Equity Sectors be Covered by the BSA?

By AML RightSource | September 26, 2022
Many organizations, including FATF and FinCEN have discussed the value of requiring the real estate sector to have some AML responsibilities. This idea has also been floated for investment advisors and the private equity sector. Our panel of experts discuss how these ideas may come to pass, why they make sense, and what those responsibilities may look like.  

AML Voices: KYC – Anatomy of a Site Visit

By AML RightSource | September 20, 2022
Our panel of experts discuss the elements of an effective site visit. They look at how to prepare for the visit and what to do and look for when you get there.

AML Voices: How Should Gatekeeper Activities be Covered by the BSA?

By AML RightSource | September 19, 2022
The ENABLERS Act is making its way through the US Congress. Our panel of experts discuss what activities are covered in the current bill, the implications of the bill for individuals and organization engaged in gatekeeper activities, and how the Act could increase transparency and reduce corruption.

AML Voices: KYC – Determining Beneficial Ownership

By AML RightSource | September 12, 2022
Our panel of experts discuss the challenges to determining beneficial ownership in the KYC process. They look at how the 1st and 2nd lines of defense need to work together to reach reasonable conclusion in this difficult area.

AML Voices: The Coming US Beneficial Ownership Registry

By AML RightSource | September 5, 2022
A key provision of the US Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 requires deploying a beneficial ownership registry. Our panel of experts discuss what the registry may look like, what challenges are faced in building an effective registry, and who will have access to it.

AML Voices: KYC for High Risk Businesses and Newer Products

By AML RightSource | August 22, 2022
Our panel of experts discuss how an effective KYC program deals with higher risk customers and newer and evolving products. The look at a range products including, crypto products, DeFI, P2P, marijuana related businesses, and online gambling.

AML Voices: The Pandemic – Long-term Changes to KYC

By AML RightSource | August 8, 2022
Our panel of experts discuss how the pandemic has changed KYC processes for the long-term. They look at numerous elements of KYC, including information gathering, identity verification, and site visits.

AML Voices: Customer Risk Rating Best Practices

By AML RightSource | July 21, 2022
Our expert panel discusses the best practices in customer risk rating.

AML Voices: Customer Risk Rating Factors

By AML RightSource | July 7, 2022
Our expert panel discusses the key factors that they see being used in CRR models throughout the industry.

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