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State of Financial Crime 2023 Report

Knowledge & Training

The Philippines’ Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) has issued guidance to banks and financial institutions to include the identities of beneficial owners or account holders in their suspicious transaction reports (STRs), as it continues its fight against money laundering and terrorist […]

China sanctions

As it seeks to exercise political power on a global scale, China is increasingly using its economic sanctions program to achieve foreign policy and economic objectives. China sanctions activity reflects Beijing’s desire to respond to Western sanctions – in particular […]

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New Zealand has an advanced, highly globalized economy and relies on a wide range of international trading partners in Australia, East Asia, North America, and the European Union. In order to protect its economy and maintain public confidence in its […]

FATF’s fourth virtual plenary ended on Friday, June 25, with the intergovernmental agency placing four jurisdictions under increased monitoring for strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering efforts. The Philippines — along with Haiti, Malta, and South Sudan — join 18 […]

Reforms meant to strengthen Australia’s AML/CFT rules came into force on Friday, June 18. Dubbed Tranche 1.5, these reforms touch on customer due diligence, correspondent banking, information sharing, and cross-border payment reporting. More specifically, with Tranche 1.5, the Australian Transaction […]

Asia Pacific Group On Money Laundering (APGML)

Guide To The Asia Pacific Group On Money Laundering (APGML) The Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APGML) is an inter-governmental organization dedicated to implementing international anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing standards in jurisdictions across the Asia-Pacific region. What […]

According to a report in Regulation Asia, a senior official at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has recently spoken about the value being gained by businesses deploying new technologies to meet their Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of […]