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The State of Financial Crime 2024

From managing PEPs to regulating AI, the State of Financial Crime 2024 is packed with insights from our annual survey of 600 senior financial crime decision makers.

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Each year brings a host of consequential new anti-money laundering (AML) regulations, and 2024 is no exception. Various regulators plan a raft of reforms with significant consequences. We’ve selected five key changes for this article – due to the global […]

In regular times, 2023 would have been seen as a busy year in geopolitics. But in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 and the massive Western sanctions in response to it, it seemed relatively quiet […]

On November 2, 2023, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) organized a public-private dialogue focusing on the use of convertible virtual currency (CVC) to finance terrorist activity. Officially called a FinCEN Exchange, the event consisted of presentations by FinCEN and […]

During a recent interview with CNA (formerly Channel NewsAsia), managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Ravi Menon expressed a strong interest in exploring the full potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in the fight against money laundering.  At […]


From managing PEPs to regulating AI, the State of Financial Crime 2024 is packed with insights from our annual survey of 600 senior financial crime decision makers.

Read our guide to discover how organisations are planning to invest in technology in the future – and where they still rely on human expertise to improve their compliance programs.

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Over the last decade, the rapid rise of new digitally-based insurtech firms has disrupted an industry long dominated by a select group of incumbent providers.
Ambiguity around insurtech’s anti-money laundering (AML) and fraud obligations – alongside inconsistent enforcement – has added further complexity.

This new guide aims takes a comprehensive and practical look at the PEP landscape and how firms should navigate it. We also draw on insights from ComplyAdvantage’s high-performing, proprietary PEP database to explore how PEP demographics vary in major economic centers.

Over the last decade, US authorities have expressed concerns about the role played by illicit finance in high-end residential purchases. International bodies such as the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) have also expressed concern. In particular, FATF highlighted real estate agents’ lack of regulatory coverage in the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), the country’s main AML/CFT legislation.

This guide, written by compliance experts at ComplyAdvantage and Resistant AI, explores the growing regulatory momentum around AI in the United States. It explains existing and proposed federal and state legislation and provides practical tips for compliance leaders looking to ensure their firms keep pace with regulators.

Customer Stories

Allianz Benelux offers life, health, and property insurance for individuals and small to medium businesses (SMBs) in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. The company is part of the global Allianz network – one of the world’s largest insurance companies, with […]

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The fourth Financial Action Task Force (FATF) plenary under the two-year Singapore Presidency of T. Raja Kumar took place at the FATF headquarters in Paris on February 21-23, 2024. We’ve summarized the key developments: Changes to the grey list. Increasing […]

By 2027, it is estimated that 440 million people will use online dating apps to find love, making them one of the primary catalysts for igniting relationships. While happily ever afters are common on these platforms, so, unfortunately, are scams […]

If you’ve found this article, the chances are you’re looking for: Anti-money laundering (AML) software that’s designed for banks A way to quickly tell what differentiates leading solutions. A straightforward list of features and use cases.  This article summarizes the […]

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is pivotal in safeguarding US national security and foreign policy objectives by enforcing economic and trade sanctions against targeted individuals, entities, and jurisdictions. One of the key tools in OFAC’s arsenal is the […]

In 2023, the rising complexity of financial crime led regulators to increase the penalties imposed on financial institutions (FIs) for insufficient anti-money laundering (AML) controls. As a result, the top penalties for non-compliance almost doubled in value. In this article, […]

While politically exposed persons (PEPs) may transact with banks exactly the way typical clients do, regulators around the world expect firms to manage PEPs with a higher degree of scrutiny. This article will take a closer look at: Who can […]

Fraud detection and prevention are two of the most critical competencies in banking today. The ground reality for banks today is that firms will be dealing with thousands of fraud attempts every single month. And should a criminal succeed, the […]

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