Navigating Supply Chain Challenges as Sanctions Rules Multiply

The relentless supply chain pressures following the onset of the pandemic are ratcheting up even further as the Russian conflict with Ukraine grinds on. Maintaining a durable and highly-responsive supply chain is mission-critical. Logistics companies, shipping lines, freight and air …

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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 …

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, …

The Corporate Transparency Act and Beneficial Ownership Requirements
The Corporate Transparency Act and Beneficial Ownership Requirements

Anonymous corporate structures designed to move and hide illicit wealth have long plagued the fight against money-laundering and counter-terrorist financing. Under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), enacted in 1970, financial institutions are required to report certain transaction activities and subjects …

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Getting to Know Daniel Polar, Ardent Defender of Financial Crime Compliance

Welcome to the second installment of our “Who We Are” series of interviews with the “cape-less crusaders” who arduously fight financial crime. This week we chat with Daniel Polar, Director, Financial Crime Compliance Consultants, here at LexisNexis® Risk Solutions. Dan …