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Customer screening is the primary procedure businesses follow when conducting anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) activities. Because it’s such an important and frequent process, it significantly impacts a firm’s ability to operate efficiently and comply with global regulations. This […]

Ongoing monitoring is critical for financial institutions (FIs) to protect their businesses from criminals attempting to launder money or finance terrorist activity. It’s certainly an essential component in know your customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) regulations. But without an […]

In banking, know your customer (KYC) refers to the series of mandatory processes necessary to identify who a given client is when they’re opening an account so that the bank can confirm they are who they say they are. Even […]

Like other member countries of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Australia’s KYC requirements comprise a core part of the country’s anti-money laundering and combatting terrorist financing (AML/CTF) regime. Australia’s KYC requirements are aligned with the FATF’s standards, ensuring firms […]

The Know Your Customer (KYC) and Know Your Business (KYB) processes are common regulatory requirements for financial institutions (FIs) that require them to establish who their customers are and understand what kind of financial activity they are involved in. Both […]

eKYC (electronic Know Your Customer) is the automated process through which companies can perform customer identity verification digitally. eKYC is an alternative to the traditional process that required physical documents. Onboarding rules and regulations for businesses have evolved significantly in […]

Guide to AML for Singaporean Fintechs

Singapore is often rated as the top location outside of Silicon Valley for technology innovation and disruption. As a result, it has become a thriving hub for FinTechs. This guide explores how firms operating in Singapore can comply with the city-state’s AML/CFT regulations.

A customer risk assessment is a necessity when onboarding new customers. It ensures that high-risk individuals are identified, and appropriate anti-money laundering (AML) measures are put in place. But what elements should firms consider as part of an AML customer […]

Banks need a new approach to detecting financial crime. This hands-on guide explores how AI can be deployed in transaction monitoring systems today, improving alert remediation and helping compliance teams better identify networks of illicit activity.