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En-route to a Stronger AML Framework, What Should FIs in The UAE Do
June 08 2022
5 mins

En-route to a Stronger AML Framework, What Should FIs in The UAE Do?

Ever since its grey-listing by global money laundering watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in March 2022, the UAE has been very active in strengthening its anti-financial crime framework.
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Economic Crime Bill
May 19 2022
3 mins

The Economic Crime Bill: How It will Affect Money Laundering in the UK

With sanctions taking centre stage in the international response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, property ownership transparency has become a top issue for the UK government. The government has...
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Where Do Countries Stand in the FATF AML Effectiveness Report?
May 16 2022
4 mins

Where Do Countries Stand in the FATF AML Effectiveness Report?

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said in a report that more than a third of its member countries are now technically compliant with its recommendations.
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MONEYVAL: Facing Traditional and Modern Money Laundering Methods
May 12 2022
4 mins

MONEYVAL: Facing Traditional and Modern Money Laundering Methods

The world faces a combination of traditional and newer money laundering methods, according to the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-money Laundering (AML) Measures and the Financing of...
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AML Challenges in the UAE: How Can New Regulations and Technology Help
April 25 2022
5 mins

AML Challenges in the UAE: New Regulations and Technology Can Help

Earlier in March, global money laundering watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) placed the UAE in its list of ‘jurisdictions under increased monitoring’ or the so-called grey list.
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Thunes Takes Majority Stake in the AML and Compliance Platform Tookitaki
April 19 2022
3 mins

Thunes Takes Majority Stake in the AML and Compliance Platform

Singapore, 19 April, 2022 - Thunes, a Singapore-based global payments company, today announced that it has taken a majority stake in the anti-money laundering (AML) and compliance technology firm,...
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Thunes and Tookitaki Form Powerful Global Alliance for Safe & Secure Payments
April 19 2022
4 mins

Thunes and Tookitaki Form Powerful Global Alliance for Secure Payments

 
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AML Fines 2021: What Do The Latest Figures Tell Us?
March 31 2022
3 mins

AML Fines 2021: What Do The Latest Figures Tell Us?

The latest financial crime fine figures from governance and risk consultancy firm Kroll revealed that global financial watchdogs are turning their attention from large banks to smaller financial...
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FinCEN Provides Guidance to Banks on How to Look for Transactions by Sanctioned Russian Elites
March 22 2022
3 mins

FinCEN Guidance on Transactions by Sanctioned Russian Elites

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) of the United States Treasury issued a warning to financial institutions about how Russian elites who are subject to sanctions might try to get...
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