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The USAA Federal Savings Bank (USAA FSB) has been fined $140m after admitting that despite repeated warnings, it willfully failed to implement and maintain an anti‑money laundering (AML) program that met the minimum requirements of the US Bank Secrecy Act […]

Regulated financial institutions around the world follow a similar process when it comes to reporting suspicions of money laundering via Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) disclosures to their regulator or law enforcement. However, there may be some deviation in how the […]

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) has released a new guide aimed at tackling the increasing misuse of transaction payment text fields by criminals. The guide, Preventing misuse and criminal communication through payment text fields, aims to raise […]

Swiss regulator the Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has reprimanded two banks for breaking money laundering rules during their dealings with Venezuelan entities. Wrapping up a five-year investigation into 30 banks suspected of breaches relating to Venezuela’s state oil company […]

BaFin put N26 on warning once again for their lax anti-money laundering controls, according to an announcement made by the German regulator on Tuesday, May 11. The digital bank has been ordered to “rectify deficiencies both in IT monitoring and […]

US challenger banks compliance: American flag on pole

US Challenger Banks Compliance In a changing financial landscape, challenger banks are disrupting the space occupied by traditional banks and financial institutions by offering an array of innovative digital services delivered online. In the United States, recent uptake of challenger […]

Broker dealer AML

Broker dealers are individuals or firms that buy and sell securities for their own account or on behalf of their customers. Since they deal with large sums of money and a range of financial instruments, and engage in frequent transactions […]

The Reserve Bank Of New Zealand (RBNZ)

What Is The Reserve Bank Of New Zealand (RBNZ)? The Reserve Bank Of New Zealand (RBNZ) works to maintain the stability of New Zealand’s monetary and financial system and provides regulatory oversight for banks and other financial institutions. The RBNZ […]

BSA Officer

What is a BSA Officer? A Bank Secrecy Officer, also known as a BSA Officer, works within a bank, credit union, or similar financial institution, to ensure compliance with laws and regulations pertaining to the United States’ Bank Secrecy Act. […]