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Following a review of its AML/CFT framework, the European Union is preparing to introduce a suite of new regulations that will have significant implications for firms operating in, or doing business with, EU countries.

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.

2022 witnessed unprecedented trends impacting financial crime-fighting in the United States. Alongside China-US tensions, the invasion of Ukraine transformed the use of sanctions. Meanwhile, concerns over environmental crime and the exploitation of decentralzed finance platforms spiked. How can compliance teams effectively prepare?