Banks are increasingly turning to insurance to protect their capital from ‘operational risks’ like cyber attacks and rogue traders, and
Stephen Platt, Chairman of KYC Technologies, offers an optimistic perspective on the impact of technology on AML compliance.
Earlier this month, the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) published its Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs (Evaluation Guidance). Although issued without fanfare, the Evaluation Guidance represents the latest in a series of important communications by the Fraud Section outlining the DOJ’s expectations for effective corporate compliance programs.
Online financial services and lending companies are increasingly being targeted by fraudsters and costing consumers millions of pounds around the world last year alone, according to research.
Amid the self-evaluation and manager assessments of the annual performance review season, many compliance professionals consider or ask the question: “am I in a good place, being fairly compensated, or better off elsewhere?”
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has urged the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to prioritise effective supervision amid rising regulatory costs for small brokers.
The Panama Papers scandal of 2016 led to the leaked individuals’ names and associations being scrutinized by governments in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Australia among others, which is unsurprising given that the financial services industry is in the midst of preparing for new stricter regulation to commence.
The Common Reporting Standards regulation, The Fourth Money Laundering Directive, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and Financial Action Task Force recommendations on money laundering that have been proposed and enacted in Europe and the US are intended to strengthen the anti-money laundering (AML) regulatory environment and increase pressure on institutions to comply.
Republicans on Wednesday passed a bill in the House of Representatives that touched on nearly every step U.S. agencies take in creating and applying new rules, continuing their blitz to radically reform “abusive” federal regulation of areas from the environment to the workplace.
The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) on Wednesday released a revised draft of an ambitious regulation designed to protect the state and its citizens from cyberattacks against financial institutions.
KYC360 Analysis After lengthy and sometimes complex discussions, the European Union on Tuesday published lists of countries it felt had issues with tax matters. Two key aspects of these are the grey list and blacklist. Here’s what ...
KYC360 News The United Kingdom is to create a multi-agency unit which will coordinate the work of various government departments involved in the fight against economic crime. The new National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) will operate ...
KYC360 News The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in bank compliance departments can be highly effective, however it has limitations and remains a work in progress, according to Rob Gruppetta, head of financial crime at the ...
HSBC appears to have closed a dark chapter in its history, saying on Monday that its deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the United States has expired. The bank also said it lived up to all its ...
By by Sunil Prabhu, NDTV The December 31 deadline for linking Aadhaar to bank accounts has been extended by the
By Kateryna Kapliuk, OCCRP It’s been almost four years since Viktor Yanukovych, Ukraine’s former president, fled the country after the
AFP Moldova’s anti-graft authorities have confirmed that Russian banker German Gorbuntsov has been questioned over several criminal cases. Moldova’s General
By Julian Bonnici, Independent The recent liberalisation of the Maltese energy market is the result of ‘dirty money’, the European