A Guide to Anti-Money Laundering for Crypto Firms

The State of Financial Crime 2022

This annual report, based on a global survey of 800 compliance professionals across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific explores some of the biggest financial crime challenges firms are facing.

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On November 15, 2022, the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) released its annual report to Congress. Among the report’s concluding recommendations, the committee proposed creating a cross-agency body tasked with drafting sanctions against China in the event of […]

In a coordinated operation led by Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) and the Merchant Risk Council, 59 scammers have been arrested for using stolen credit card numbers to purchase luxury items. The operation, called e-Commerce Action 2022 (eComm 2022), took […]

Reports

Customer onboarding is where the rubber hits the road for compliance teams. Where the theory of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing meets the commercial reality of the business. In this 5-part explainer, we’ll outline the kinds of issues you’ll face, how to manage them and how to effectively manage your own role in this critical process.

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Singapore is often rated as the top location outside of Silicon Valley for technology innovation and disruption. As a result, it has become a thriving hub for FinTechs. This guide explores how firms operating in Singapore can comply with the city-state’s AML/CFT regulations.

Banks need a new approach to detecting financial crime. This hands-on guide explores how AI can be deployed in transaction monitoring systems today, improving alert remediation and helping compliance teams better identify networks of illicit activity.

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As FinTechs grow and acquire more customers, their AML/CTF programs must also mature. The firms best set up for success are those with scalable solutions and a sound understanding of AUSTRAC’s expectations of the firms it regulates. This guide provides hands-on tips and best practices for any FinTech looking to scale in Australia.

AML Guide for Canadian Fintechs

Canada has a vibrant FinTech ecosystem, with more than 1,200 FinTechs using innovative technologies to disrupt financial services. To scale effectively, FinTechs need to ensure their AML/ATF programs are set up for success. Our hands-on guide to the AML landscape in Canada provides best practice guidance.

As financial crime typologies, payments use cases, and regulatory technologies evolve, how should compliance teams in remittance and cross-border payment firms build and scale their anti-money laundering (AML) programs?

AML Crypto guide

This guide covers the essentials of building and scaling a crypto AML program, how to navigate regulatory change, and the emerging use cases – and threats – compliance teams should look out for.

Customer Stories

Alviere, an embedded finance platform, helps non-financial institutions provide their customers with integrated financial products. This enables them to offer services including branded cards and bank accounts, global payments, and crypto. As a licensed financial institution also operating through bank […]

TransferMate is one of the world’s leading B2B payments infrastructure-as-a-service companies. Based in Ireland, the company enables individuals and businesses to make seamless, cost-effective cross-border payments in more than 201 countries and 141 currencies.

As a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, RealPage provides a suite of cloud-based software that helps residential real estate owners and operators manage the tenant lifecycle.

OakNorth bank AML

The Outcomes ComplyAdvantage’s comprehensive data coverage means OakNorth Bank is now able to use one single platform to onboard and monitor customers against all relevant databases. The solution’s customizability has made it easy to configure search algorithms and select the […]

IPT Africa’s compliance team can now make informed decisions about client risk, escalate potential high-risk cases, and take actions in real-time, which ultimately shortens the time it takes to onboard new customers.

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Knowledge & Training

An enterprise-wide risk assessment (EWRA) brings a harmonized approach to the types of risk an organization faces. For banks, in particular, an EWRA involves the financial institution identifying threats, critical risks, and impacts that should be considered to manage risks […]

As the regulatory and enforcement focus on money laundering and related financial crimes intensifies, adverse media screening can add immense value for banks. Effective adverse media screening demonstrates a bank’s strong commitment to responsible compliance and can result in substantial […]

Banking professionals understand the importance of their companies’ reputations. Research by media communications specialists Weber Shandwick found that global executives attribute 63 percent of their company’s market value to its reputation. Yet, unexpected events and resulting bad news can quickly […]

At the heart of all anti-money laundering and terrorist financing (AML/TF) regulation is the risk-based approach (RBA). The RBA recognizes that the risk profile of a bank’s customers varies widely and thus risk mitigation measures need to be proportionate. While […]

The first Financial Action Task Force (FATF) plenary under the two-year Singapore Presidency of T. Raja Kumar took place in Paris on October 20-21, 2022.  Discussions centered around: Additions to the blacklist Changes to the grey list Further restrictions placed […]

AML teams using legacy transaction monitoring programs frequently deal with backlogged systems. Their analysts often experience burnout from processing high volumes of alerts with too many false positives. Without a way to triage incoming alerts, highly-qualified investigators can spend most […]

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AML Challenge: The Curious Case of Mr. Y As a compliance officer operating in a highly complex financial crime environment, sometimes what ‘suspicious’ looks like isn’t always obvious. In this challenge, you’ll be presented with a set of information about […]

Australia has one of the largest economies in the Asia Pacific, and hosts thousands of international businesses, including a diverse community of FinTech service providers. From 2017 to 2021, the number of Australian FinTechs doubled to around 800, contributing to […]

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