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, …

From crypto risks to tighter regulations, LexisNexis® Risk Solutions predicts key trends for...

Our leading financial crime and compliance experts, Mike Harris (MH), Nina Kerkez (NK) and Katarina Pranjic (KP),  summarise the latest AML and KYC trends emerging over the past year and give their informed opinion on the movements and trends likely …

How a Wealth Manager is transforming KYC in response to a new generation of customers

Market forces, demographics and the shifting expectations of a whole new generation of investors has led one Wealth Manager at Invesco to completely rethink their approach to Know Your Customer (KYC) procedures, in an industry characterised by tradition and long-established …

Does the UK Government’s latest review of Anti-Money Laundering Regulations go far enough?

As regulation expands, more and more sectors in financial and professional services are subject to the UK’s anti-money laundering and countering of terrorist financing regulatory regime. Now that we’re firmly in the post-Brexit era, HM Treasury, which is responsible for setting UK anti-money laundering regulations, has invited all firms to have …

News round-up: Insights from the AML regulators

We’re just beginning the long, steady process of coming out of lockdown, just as the cheery signs of nature emerging from its own annual winter ‘lockdown’ begin to appear around us. The past twelve months have doubtless taught us a …