Gaps in customer due diligence procedures for South Africa’s financial institutions
Protected: How Can Firms in South Africa Protect Themselves From Financial Crime?

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What does the NCA’s Red Alert notice on sanctions evasion tactics mean?

The National Crime Agency (NCA) recently took the unusual step of issuing a Red ALERT notice covering its concerns in detail around financial sanctions evasion tactics being employed by ‘Russian Elites and Enablers’. It’s a stark warning to all firms …

Inadequacies in South Africa’s regulatory framework
Answering South Africa’s Growing Sanctions Challenge

South Africa’s implementation of the Financial Action Task Force’s Recommendations relating to targeted financial sanctions is being condemned for moving too slow. Larger institutions are taking sanctions compliance into their own hands, but smaller firms remain vulnerable to financial crime …

Financial Crime in Focus
News round-up: After years of regulation and guidance, are AML processes any more effective? 

A sensible approach or a missed opportunity? As we go to press, the UK Government has just published three key reports. One is a detailed response to the consultation launched last year seeking industry views as to how the UK’s …

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 …