department of justice
October 12 2021
2 mins

What Is The United States Department Of Justice or DOJ?

The United States Department Of Justice (DOJ) is a United States federal government agency that is tasked with law enforcement and the objective administration of justice. The agency was established...
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October 12 2021
4 mins

What is a Politically Exposed Person?

A politically exposed person (PEP) is someone who has a high-profile political role or has been entrusted with a high-profile public duty. Because of their position, they are more likely to be...
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PEPs
October 12 2021
3 mins

What Are Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) And The 4 Levels of Risk

What is a politically exposed person? A politically exposed person (PEP) is someone who has a high-profile political role or has been entrusted with a high-profile public duty. Because of their...
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US anti-money laundering laws
May 19 2021
5 mins

What are the US anti-money laundering laws?

Money laundering is a heinous crime affecting millions of lives every year. It is the process of incorporating illegally obtained money into the legitimate financial system using various techniques....
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What-is-Financial-Action-Task-Force-Blacklist
May 13 2021
5 mins

What is Financial Action Task Force Blacklist

About FATF Headquartered in Paris, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an independent inter-governmental body that helps develop and promote policies to protect the global financial system...
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aml compliance officer
April 29 2021
6 mins

What is an AML Compliance Officer and His/Her Responsibilities?

AML Compliance Officer It is imperative that financial institutions and banks hire an Anti Money Laundering (AML) Compliance Officer to oversee internal anti-money laundering policies and ensure...
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April 23 2021

Money Laundering Red Flags (Infographic)

Innumerable red flags exist today for different methods of money laundering such as wire transfers, transfers to high-risk foreign jurisdictions, transfers to offshore tax havens, and they that act...
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regtech
April 20 2021
4 mins

Importance of RegTech in the Modern Era

RegTech has become one of the hottest topics in the business world over the last few years. A sub-industry under Fintech, RegTech is gaining traction as a mainstream sector with billions of dollars...
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regtech
April 16 2021
4 mins

Reasons Behind the Rise of RegTech Companies

What is RegTech? Regulatory technology, in short RegTech, is a modern industry using information technology to enhance regulatory processes. RegTech applies modern technologies including artificial...
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March 31 2021
5 mins

What is the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA)? 

What is the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA)?   The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) is the regulatory authority responsible for supervising the regulation of financial institutes....
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adverse media
March 31 2021
3 mins

The Importance of Adverse Media In The AML Space

What is Adverse Media? Adverse media, often known as bad press, refers to any undesirable material that may be obtained in a range of news sources, including both ‘conventional’ news channels and...
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anti money laundering specialist
March 30 2021
4 mins

Anti-Money Laundering Specialist

Who is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)?  Business operations for firms have become more susceptible to money laundering, since this crime is occurring on a global scale. It is...
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