ACFE UK Chapter Annual Fraud Conference 2014

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) UK Chapter will be holding their 4th Annual Fraud Conference in London on October 1st. The theme for this hugely popular event will be “The future of fighting fraud.” You will hear from a diverse range of speakers, from the Financial Services, Law Enforcement, […] Continue Reading »

Money Laundering in Canada 2014 – September 28 -30 Conference

Anti‐Money Laundering / Counter Terrorist Financing Compliance: Bringing Risk to the Forefront The Money Laundering in Canada 2014 Conference agenda will examine ML/TF risk from a variety of perspectives, including: sector-specific risk typologies; risk measurement practices; both current and new risk management tools and services; testing effectiveness; and regulatory expectations and standards […] Continue Reading »

ACAMS 10th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference

  The ACAMS 10th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference is taking place 29-30 May in London, will host industry’s most influential financial crime experts. Join us for the region’s premiere forum on critical topics ̶ including the EU Money Laundering Directive, international tax initiatives, trade and economic sanctions and virtual attacks. This year’s […] Continue Reading »

14th Annual FIBA AML Compliance Conference – February 20-21, 2014 – Miami

  Does your financial institution have a well-defined culture of compliance? What does that even mean in terms of policies and procedures, controls, audit, hiring and training? These are questions compliance personnel should consider in the current enforcement environment. Financial institutions are being subjected to heightened scrutiny as a result […] Continue Reading »

BBA Anti-Money Laundering Induction Workshop – Jan 24 2014

This induction workshop is an essential primer for all Officers assuming responsibilities for AML issues. The workshop explores and critiques the main concepts of the UK’s legal framework, POCA and reporting suspicions, Money Laundering Regulations, FCA requirements and industry guidance – key compliance obligations. Date: 24/01/2014  Venue: Pinners Hall, 105-108 Old […] Continue Reading »

AUSTRAC typologies and case studies report 2013

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) is Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) regulator and specialist financial intelligence unit (FIU). AUSTRAC’s purpose is to protect the integrity of Australia’s financial system and contribute to the administration of justice through its expertise in countering money laundering and the financing […] Continue Reading »

Money Launderering – Vulnerability Factors

The current ability of money launderers to penetrate virtually any financial system makes every jurisdiction a potential money laundering center. There is no precise measure of vulnerability for any financial system, and not every vulnerable financial system will, in fact, be host to large volumes of laundered proceeds. A checklist […] Continue Reading »

Egypt – Know Your Customer (KYC) Rules

  Egypt is not considered a regional financial center or a major hub for money laundering. Egypt has a large informal cash economy, and many financial transactions are undocumented or do not enter the banking system. Cash remains by far the preferred means of payment in Egypt and, despite efforts […] Continue Reading »

Kyrgyzstan – Know Your Customer (KYC) Rules

  The Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan) operates largely on a cash economy and with decentralized accounting systems, which makes money laundering difficult to detect. The banking sector is small and the Kyrgyz Republic is not a regional financial center. A significant percentage of the country‘s GDP comes from remittances from abroad, posing […] Continue Reading »

Tajikistan – Know Your Customer (KYC) Rules

  Tajikistan operates largely on a cash economy and with decentralized accounting systems, which makes money laundering difficult to detect. Furthermore, deficiencies in Tajikistan‘s recently enacted AML/CFT law increase Tajikistan‘s vulnerability to money laundering and terrorism financing. Criminal proceeds laundered in Tajikistan derive from both foreign and domestic criminal activities […] Continue Reading »