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 …

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 …

Adverse Information Screening: Ep2 – Drown out the Noise

  Episode 1:  Translating the latest Wolfsberg Guidance on adverse information screening  Financial Crime Compliance expert Nina Kerkez of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, talks to John Davies of Kompli Group about the latest Wolfsberg guidance on Adverse Media Screening and asks …

7 ways challenger banks can rise to FCA’s call for more effective AML controls

In its latest reproach of the AML regulated UK financial service sector, the FCA recently published a report highlighting systemic failings among Fintechs and Challenger Banks to implement robust AML controls in line with money-laundering regulations.  Whilst some challenger banks …

News round-up: Sanction evasions, regulatory updates and cryptocurrency conundrums

Naturally, recent financial crime news has been dominated by the shocking invasion of Ukraine by Russian. Compliance teams in all sectors are now wading through the highly complex task of implementing extensive new sanctions measures imposed by the UK, EU, …