Brexit and AML/CFT: What Does the Future Hold for the UK & EU? The UK and EU opted for a “minimalist” approach on the management of AML/CFT, with only broad agreement on following shared norms and cooperation. No formally defined […]
A Guide to Anti-Money Laundering for Crypto Firms
A comprehensive guide to the US Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA), the most significant AML legislation passed by Congress in decades.
This guide is intended to provide Fintechs in EMEA with a checklist of key issues that they will need to consider when developing their financial crime framework and some practical ways in which they can go about addressing them.
Teachable Moments: Transforming Mistakes into Lessons for Compliance Professionals Recent arrests, fines, and regulatory censors suggest there is still a lot that the crypto and compliance communities can learn from one another. Regardless of the root cause or source of […]
In our annual industry report here at ComplyAdvantage, we explore how technology and geopolitics are set to shape financial crime compliance.
A Year in Review: 2020 AML & Anti-Financial Crime Highlights As we close the books on 2020, we look back on an intense year of sanctions, designations, money laundering, cyber crime, fraud and the key trends in AML & anti-financial […]
Customer Screening: Maximizing Effectiveness and Efficiency A Balancing Act If companies aren’t strategic in their approach to customer screening and monitoring, they risk being overwhelmed with alerts. Those companies face high operational costs, a nearly-impossible-to-clear backlog of alerts, longer remediation […]
A Guide to the 6th Anti-Money Laundering Directive Since 1991, the EU’s strategy for tackling money laundering has centered on the transposition of a succession of Anti-Money Laundering Directives into the national laws of the member states. 5AMLD extended existing AML […]
A Guide to KYC Solution ProvidersCelent 2020 – Analyst Report Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance is attracting increasing scrutiny from regulators, making it one of the most complex and fast-growing fields in the AML compliance value chain. This report profiles […]
Canada has a history of underperformance with respect to following Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Anti-Terrorist Financing (ATF) best practices, but the country has consistently improved to close the gap. Based on the findings of FATF’s most recent mutual evaluation, it […]
The Challenges of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) A Guide to PEPs FATF explicitly emphasizes that its politically exposed persons (PEPs) requirements should not be interpreted in any way as an effort aimed at stigmatizing PEPs. Given the tens of thousands […]