A Guide to Anti-Money Laundering for Crypto Firms

KYC/KYB

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As FinTechs grow and acquire more customers, their AML/CTF programs must also mature. The firms best set up for success are those with scalable solutions and a sound understanding of AUSTRAC’s expectations of the firms it regulates. This guide provides hands-on tips and best practices for any FinTech looking to scale in Australia.

Enhanced due diligence (EDD) involves determining, based on a risk-based approach, to investigate particular clients more thoroughly – requiring significantly more evidence and detailed information about reputation and history to be collected. EDD is especially relevant for high-risk or high-net-worth […]

Transaction screening is a critical extension of an effective transaction monitoring program. Sanctions breaches constitute serious offenses and can result in heavy penalty fines. Accordingly, banks and financial institutions must check customers against relevant sanctions lists as efficiently and accurately […]

Hosted on blockchain technology and offering access to innovative new financial products and services, cryptocurrencies are disrupting financial systems in jurisdictions all over the world. Cryptocurrencies – or the digital tokens that represent them – may be exchanged directly between […]

CDD in banking

In order to meet the demands of AML/CFT regulations, banks must implement suitable Know Your Customer (KYC) measures in order to understand who their customers are, and the nature of the business in which they are involved. With that requirement […]