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In 1992, Singapore criminalized money laundering under the Drug Trafficking (Confiscation of Benefits) Act (DTA). However, due to criticism of the DTA’s limited scope, criminalizing only drug-related offenses as money laundering – an amendment to the legislation was introduced in […]

Following a review of its AML/CFT framework, the European Union is preparing to introduce a suite of new regulations that will have significant implications for firms operating in, or doing business with, EU countries.

The fifth Financial Action Task Force (FATF) plenary under the two-year Singapore Presidency of T. Raja Kumar took place at the FATF headquarters in Paris on February 21-23, 2024. We’ve summarized the key developments: Changes to the grey list. Increasing […]

Canadian AML Regulatory Landscape

Join industry experts and a law enforcement professional for an exclusive look into the latest developments in AML regulations, new AML typologies and trends. They will share proactive risk management strategies to help compliance leaders navigate the financial crime landscape.

This guide, written by compliance experts at ComplyAdvantage and Resistant AI, explores the growing regulatory momentum around AI in the United States. It explains existing and proposed federal and state legislation and provides practical tips for compliance leaders looking to ensure their firms keep pace with regulators.

In the past, businesses created in the United States were not obliged to publicly disclose or maintain a record of the names of their shareholders or ultimate beneficial owners (UBOs). This lack of transparency meant it was possible for anonymous […]

2022 witnessed unprecedented trends impacting financial crime-fighting in the United States. Alongside China-US tensions, the invasion of Ukraine transformed the use of sanctions. Meanwhile, concerns over environmental crime and the exploitation of decentralzed finance platforms spiked. How can compliance teams effectively prepare?

The third Financial Action Task Force (FATF) plenary under the two-year Singapore Presidency of T. Raja Kumar took place in Paris on June 21-23, 2023. Discussions focused on: Measures for anti-money laundering and the countering of terrorist financing (AML/CFT) in […]

Obtaining banking services as a Money Service Business (MSB) or fintech providing services similar to an MSB can be challenging. We’ve created this guide to help you achieve this goal by drawing on the experience of our regulatory and compliance experts, in-house practitioners who have advised MSBs and fintechs.