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Maintain Your Platform’s Integrity with a Risk-Based Approach

The genesis and long-term success of a highly engaging platform begins with the best intentions: to connect all the players within its ecosystem with disruptive technology that forges a new and better path to goods and services, shared content and …

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The Impacts of U.S. Sanctions on Russia and Capital Markets

The seminal events surrounding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent global sanctions response are a watershed moment for financial crime compliance. The impacts of the swiftly implemented and still-evolving plurilateral sanctions against Russia and expansive import and export bans …

Are You Struggling to Navigate Complex Sanctions?

As a former detective, I like clues. Clues make or break your case. Clues can lead you to an entirely different conclusion than you initially anticipated. Each clue gets you one step closer to the truth — even if it …

Explore highlights from the 2021 True Cost of Financial Crime Compliance Study
Tailor an Effective Response to Today’s Costly Compliance Climate

Annual financial crime compliance costs in the U.S. are up 95% for mid/large financial institutions since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic to a total of almost $41 billion according to the LexisNexis® Risk Solutions 2021 True Cost of Financial …

Turn up the dial on financial crime with an integrated approach
Turn Up the Dial on Financial Crime With an Integrated Approach

Contribute To Stronger Company Performance With Effective Compliance This new white paper from Aite Novarica details how a dynamic, data-driven compliance strategy optimizes risk decisions. Financial institutions (FIs) are being impacted across multiple fronts by digital acceleration, pandemic-driven operating constraints, …

Transforming compliance to keep pace with accelerating digital commerce
Transforming Compliance To Keep Pace With Accelerating Digital Commerce

A new era of commerce is here Digital transactions grew 44% YOY to $861B USD in 2020 as growing consumer shifts toward digital commerce were significantly and rapidly accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to digitalcommerce360.com. An American Bankers Association …

Whatever happened to the Risk-Based Approach?

With the amount of airtime given to the Risk-Based Approach (RBA) by the UK’s AML regulators and supervisors, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s an idea that had been formulated relatively recently in response to evidence of UK PLC’s increasing …

Evaluating Effectiveness: Setting Priorities Around the AMLA Act of 2020
Evaluating Effectiveness: Setting Priorities Around the AMLA Act of 2020

The Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 (AMLA) continues to evolve as 2021 progresses. This blog provides highlights from our recent webinar “The AML Act of 2020: Where Effectiveness Meets Efficiency.” Read on for considerations for setting priorities to optimize compliance …

Shut the Back Door on Sanctions Violations
Shut the Back Door on Sanctions Violations

Would you leave your house, carefully locking your front door, but with the back door and all the windows wide open? Probably not. Fully protecting your home, and the people or valuable assets within it, naturally includes securing all avenues …

The AML Act of 2020 and FinCEN Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Cryptocurrency
The AML Act of 2020 and FinCEN Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Cryptocurrency

Our recent post highlighted areas to focus on as the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Act of 2020 takes shape. One important provision of the Act deals with virtual currency and digital assets and could have potential far-reaching effects on the industry, …