Adverse media, also known as negative news, is a vital component of any risk-based anti-money control system and one of the most effective safeguards for banks. Financial authorities around the world have made screening for negative media a legal requirement […]
State of Financial Crime 2023 Report
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 […]
In its recent research, Celent interviewed tier 1 banks on the use of adverse media screening, revealing powerful insights into its potential value.
Lumon has provided overseas payments and foreign exchange services to private individuals, small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs), and larger corporates for over two decades.
New planned AML regulations in the EU will reinforce the importance of a risk-based approach for banks. Automated, scalable adverse media solutions are an important component of this, enabling banks to conduct comprehensive customer risk assessments, taking into account a […]
For many early-stage, fast-growing fintechs, implementing anti-money laundering compliance tools and processes can be a challenge. This guide is designed to provide startups with practical tips to enable them to build a compliance function that can scale with their businesses.
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.
Banks offering digital-first services are redefining how consumers worldwide access and interact with their money. This guide explores how digital banks can successfully build and scale an AML program.
Technological advancements have improved the ability of firms to detect, prevent, and report nefarious activities. However, the scale and sophistication of financial crime have risen alongside it, leading to a growth in financial crime typologies and predicate offenses. Adverse media […]