Anti-Money Laundering

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AML For Fintechs: Comply With Regulations

Any FinTech company knows that compliance with AML regulations is vital. To make the process easier, read this AML for FinTechs guide. We've got tips!...
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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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FinCEN Issues First-Ever List of AML/CFT Priorities

The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued for the first time a list of priorities for Anti-Money Laundering and Countering...
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Outcomes of the June 2021 FATF Plenary

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is the inter-governmental body tasked with global Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorist Financing (CFT). The body puts together recommendations, also known...
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The UAE and Belgium look to the UK to boost AML/CFT controls

AML/CTF international cooperation is growing with Belgium, the United Kingdom (UK), and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) taking a collaborative approach to combat financial crime, enhance money-laundering controls...
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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 a Risk-Based Approach (RBA)?

The risk-based approach (RBA) is central to the effective implementation of the Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) framework. This modern risk control technique departs from...