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The Advantages Of Biometric Authentication

Impersonation fraud and account takeover attacks (ATOs) are on the rise and costing businesses billions of dollars each year. So, how do you protect your business against such attacks?...
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What are Active and Passive biometric checks?

Over the last two decades, the global fight against financial crime and terrorist financing has led to an enhanced regulatory regime for Know Your Customer (KYC) and Customer...
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How Crypto Businesses Can Spot Money Laundering Red Flags

Cryptocurrency continues its meteoric rise, and it appears that few things can slow it down. However, some aspects of cryptocurrency have regulatory bodies concerned. In particular, crypto’s utility...
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A Quick Overview of the 6th Anti-Money Laundering Directive

AMLD6 is the European Union's latest weapon for fighting financial crime. It brings additional AML regulatory requirements on obligated firms, such as banks. What are these changes? And...
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The Fight Against Terrorist Financing

What is Counter-Terrorist Financing (CTF)?
Terrorists and terrorist groups often rely on funding to support themselves and to carry out acts of terrorism. Though terrorists are not very...
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The importance of Adverse Media checks for an effective KYC

Adverse or Negative Media includes any unfavourable information obtained from various trusted news sources and outlets. Adverse Media checks can expose hidden AML risks such as association risk...
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What is Sanctions Screening?

Sanctions Screening is an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) control used to detect, prevent, and disrupt financial crime. Screening for sanctions risk is a mandatory requirement for regulated entities in...
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Customer Due Diligence (CDD) Explained

In the world of combating Finance Crime (FinCrime) and Counter-Terrorist Finance (CTF), Customer Due Diligence (CDD) is an important and complex field. In this article, we explore what...