Explore the combined strength of LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and Accuity
Explore the combined strength of LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and Accuity

Learn how we’re expanding upon our commitment to deliver comprehensive compliance risk and payments solutions So much of our customers’ business success and brand reputation strength centers around expectations of effortless transactions. In the reality of day-to-day operations, delivering a …

Digital identity intelligence
Digital Identity Intelligence is Critical to Sanctions Compliance

A high-profile e-commerce company recently settled with the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) for violations of U.S. sanctions regimes. While the headlines garner unwanted interest, they also illustrate how far regulatory focus has expanded to include non-financial institutions. As …

Sanctions compliance for banks in the age of crypto-assets

Cryptocurrencies are increasingly becoming part of modern day society. However, the characteristics of cryptocurrencies offer a level of anonymity that makes them particularly attractive to criminals. Sanctioned actors are known to be using crypto-assets to evade and by-pass sanctions. As …

News round-up: Shell companies, 5MLD, sanctions screening…

Not every shell contains a pearl… Using a web of shell companies is a common ‘tool of the trade’ for money launderers and a topic that is never far from the headlines. In just these last few weeks, Latvia – …

News round-up: US and EU sanctions divergence, modern slavery focus, avalanche of AML reports

The sanctions agenda heats up I recently attended the UK Finance sanctions conference for banking and the energy sector. The event was at capacity, with a high calibre of speaker; the debate vigorous as policy differences between the US and …