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What You Need To Know About Sanctions on Turkey
May 12 2022
4 mins

What You Need To Know About Sanctions on Turkey

While Turkey has been a Western ally since the mid-twentieth century, recent geopolitical developments have caused difficulties with the US, the UK, and the European Union (EU).
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The Council for Financial Activities Control (COAF): An Overview
April 30 2022
3 mins

Ensuring Compliance with the Council for Financial Activities Control (COAF) in Brazil

The Council for Financial Activities Control or Conselho de Controle de Atividades Financeiras  (COAF) is Brazil’s national financial intelligence unit, responsible for combating money laundering in...
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EU AML Directives (AMLD): All You Need to Know
April 30 2022
5 mins

EU AML Directives (AMLD): All You Need to Know

Fighting money laundering and terrorist financing is a key priority for the European Union (EU) as it contributes to global security, integrity of its financial system and sustainable growth....
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March 24 2022
4 mins

What’s Changed In The U.S. BIS Entity List Regarding Russia’s Oil Sector?

The U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), which ensures effective export control and treaty compliance, provides various lists of ‘parties of concern’ for businesses to conduct additional due...
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What is the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and How Does It Work
March 23 2022
2 mins

What is the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and How Does It Work?

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is a regulatory institution that controls the federal banking system of the United States. It is an independent bureau of the U.S. Treasury.
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What Are The Latest Crypto Regulations In The EU
March 21 2022
5 mins

What Are The Latest Crypto Regulations In The EU?

Like many other developed economies, countries in the EU have adopted a proactive and progressive approach to cryptocurrencies. It has admitted its openness to cryptocurrencies but has equally been...
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3 Recent Developments on Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO)
March 15 2022
6 mins

3 Recent Developments on Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO)

While dealing with financial institutions, criminals use many techniques to conceal their identities and stay outside the regulatory or enforcement radar. They structure financial transactions in...
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Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)
March 07 2022
4 mins

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN): What You Need to Know

Being the world’s largest economy and one of the biggest hubs of international trade and finance, the United States is impacted by a multitude of financial crimes. The Financial Crimes Enforcement...
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What Sanctions Have Been Imposed On Russia Amid Ukraine Invasion
March 01 2022
4 mins

What Sanctions Have Been Imposed On Russia Amid Ukraine Invasion?

Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, many countries, including the United States, the European Union, and the United Kingdom, unveiled the most punitive penalties to date against Russia, the...
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The Sanctions against Iran: What You Need To know
February 23 2022
2 mins

The Sanctions against Iran: What You Need To know

What You Should Know About The Iran Sanctions Over the last few decades, multiple nations have placed sanctions on Iran. Iran sanctions cover a wide range of economic limitations and were implemented...
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Japan cryptocurrency regulations
February 07 2022
3 mins

Japan’s Cryptocurrency Regulations

Cryptocurrencies are legal tender and are handled as such in Japan.
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February 04 2022
6 mins

Anti-Money Laundering Software: What is Its Role in AML Compliance?

According to the United Nations, 2-5% of the global GDP, totaling between $800 billion to $2 trillion, is laundered annually. The social consequences of money laundering are far-reaching and...
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