EU Proposes new regulations to take anti-money laundering to the next level
July 30 2021
5 mins

EU Proposes new regulations to take AML to the next level

Earlier in July, the European Commission came up with four legislative proposals. One of these was its 6th Anti Money Laundering Directive (AMLD 6) to support Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and...
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The Rise in Cryptocurrency Money Laundering Cases in 2021
July 29 2021
5 mins

The Rise in Cryptocurrency Money Laundering Cases in 2021

Cryptocurrencies have been around for a while now. We’ve all heard of Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin. As technology develops quickly, financial criminals keep up the pace to find new ways to exploit...
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June 16 2021
4 mins

How Technology Can Ensure Effective AML Information Sharing

We are in a digital-first economy where goods and services delivery has moved significantly online. The availability of financial services related to investment, payments, money transfers and lending...
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June 16 2021
5 mins

Why Neo Banks Might Need a Different Customer Risk Assessment Approach

As financial institutions go increasingly digital in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, physical verification of customers’ identity and paper forms might become practices of the past. In many...
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June 16 2021
4 mins

Transaction Monitoring in Fintech: Challenges and Solutions

While the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the global economy with long-lasting implications for companies and consumers, the Fintech sector has largely been resilient with notable growth across most...
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May 17 2021
4 mins

Getting Ready for Future: An AML Compliance Guide for Fintechs

The internet revolution and the smartphone revolution have changed the course of operations in many industries. The digital era brought about significant enhancements to economic utilities -- in...
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May 10 2021
5 mins

Covid-19 and compliance challenges for payment companies

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought in fundamental changes to many industries, and the payments sector is no exception. Consumers across the globe now have a different approach as they consider...
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April 28 2021
4 mins

Assessing AML Compliance at Neobanks: Issues and Solutions

Considered the digital era’s answer to financial inclusion, neo-banking is rising to prominence, shattering the historical monopoly and hegemony of traditional banking. As populations across the...
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April 14 2021
4 mins

How Criminals Launder COVID Funds via Online Investment Platforms

Fraud targeting governments’ pandemic-related welfare programs have seen criminals exploiting these schemes ever since countries started helping their citizens and businesses. If reports are correct,...
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