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 …

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 …

Sanctions Pulse Ep.1: Russian Credit Cards, Location Spoofing and the Rise of Crypto 

In this special series, AML expert, Kat Pranjic, reports on the changing sanctions landscape and uses intelligence from the LexisNexis® Digital Identity Network to throw light on the tactics being deployed to circumvent them.  In Episode One – Consumer Behaviour, …

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, …

FinCEN Issues Alert on Russian Sanctions Evasion
FinCEN Issues Alert on Russian Sanctions Evasion

Are You Leveraging Innovative Tools that Detect Location-Based Sanctions Evasion? Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine has prompted a flurry of sanctions activity in the past few weeks. On March 7th, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an alert advising …