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White Paper: New approaches to KYC/CDD, with a focus on Africa, Asia, ME »
Proactive Approaches to Know Your Customer (KYC) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD) processes for Robust Banking Compliance...
Thursday, January 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lessons Learned: Record hacks, breaches to continue in 2018 as more criminals monetize stolen data »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org January 18, 2018 As ACFCS surveys the landscape of what...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Fed fines Taiwan's Mega Bank on AML gaps, Congress looks at BSA, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org January 17, 2018 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, the U.S....
Wednesday, January 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
​ 2018 – The Year Ahead: Insight from ACFCS Executive Director Garry Clement »
ACFCS Executive Director Garry Clement speaks at the annual conference By Garry Clement Executive Directo...
Friday, January 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – OCC hits Citi with $70 million penalty, ABA supports new AML bill, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org January 11, 2018 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, The...
Friday, January 12, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACFCS Lessons Learned: Compliance convergence to continue, training must extend to frontline »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org January 11, 2018 As ACFCS looks ahead to 2018, we are query...
Thursday, January 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congress mulling stronger beneficial ownership rules, shifting focus to bank filings that matter »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org January 11, 2018 If Congress has its way, U.S. banks are i...
Friday, January 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYDFS fines Western Union $60 million on AML failures, China wires, a year after larger federal fine »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org January 4, 2018 New York’s state regulator Thursday penali...
Thursday, January 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
QuantaVerse CEO: The increasing liability of 2017 will continue, AI could make AML a revenue booster »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org January 4, 2018 As ACFCS ushers in 2018, we are...
Thursday, January 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Big U.S. verdict in Turkish bank sanctions case, PwC fraud ruling, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org January 4, 2018 In this week’s Financial Crime W...
Thursday, December 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Swiss Finma chides JPMorgan on 1MDB, SEC takes on $1 billion fraud, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org December 28, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wav...
Thursday, December 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Year in Review: 10 stories covering ransomware surge, data breaches, glimpse of U.S. AML future »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org December 28, 2017 When it comes to the seemingly ete...
Thursday, December 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Cutting the noise in fincrime, hackers hit U.S., Russian banks, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org December 13, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, one e...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Compliance Roundup: U.S. viewed as more corrupt, HSBC clears DPA, UK creates new fincrime unit »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org December 13, 2017 In this week’s Compliance Roundup,...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Happy Holidays from ACFCS »
Dear ACFCS Community,  As we reflect on 2017, ACFCS is immensely grateful for the ongoing interaction with and su...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special Contributor Report: Can AI Solve Every Problem in Financial Crimes Compliance? »
By Sujata Dasgupta Sujata.dasgupta @ tcs.com December 11, 2017 Financial crimes across the g...
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
EU publishes list of ‘uncooperative’ tax jurisdictions, expands controversial AML blacklist »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org December 6, 2017 The European Union this week published it...
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assessing Application Fraud Risk – A Growing Threat to Financial Institutions »
By Brian Svoboda Kindle bkindle@acfcs.org December 7, 2017 With the low cost and availability...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – New OFAC terror asset report, FinCEN information sharing ‘exchange,’ and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org December 6, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, the U....
Friday, December 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trend Roundup: Criminals turning to online rentals to launder money, social media to enlist youth »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org December 1, 2017 In the last month, organized criminal group...
Friday, December 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
US Congress looks to boost law enforcement powers, increase compliance requirements in AML hearing »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org December 1, 2017 U.S. federal law enforcement found Congress...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – More banks, regulators eyeing AI to boost AML, Airbnb laundering, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 29, 2017 In this week’s Financial...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Analysis on outsourcing AML, Walmart FCPA penalty update, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 22, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FinCEN fines California card club $8 million for lax AML program, allowing ‘flagrant' criminal acts »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 22, 2017 The U.S. Treasury this week fi...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
In French tax settlement with HSBC, new convention modeled after DPA gives glimpse of future »
By Louise Couret Law Student, Cardozo Law School November 21, 2017 A first of its kind tax-related p...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HSBC settles French tax probe for $352 million as OECD looks at new ways to tackle tax, fincrimes »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 17, 2017 One of the world’s largest banks h...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Treasury picks top DOJ official to head FinCEN, brings nearly 30 years of prosecutorial experience »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 17, 2017 The U.S. Treasury has picked a top...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – NYDFS penalty incoming against Korean bank, Canada crimps graft, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 17, 2017 Compliance Japanese bank k...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – New frontier of AML, lights out for day trader, SocGen graft probe, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 9, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, a lo...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More private, public data sharing needed to thwart criminals, terror groups: FATF »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 9, 2017 Financial institutions regionally and glo...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
‘Paradise Papers’ leak reveals how the rich, politicos, hide offshore wealth, clashes with AML rules »
Picture courtesy ICIJ By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 9, 2017 A new leak o...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS Thanks the CFCS Review Committee for Updated and Improved Certification Exam »
ACFCS has announced the launch of a revised and strengthened examination for the Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFC...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Drug fueled Colombian sting, U.K. national risk assessment, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 2, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, the...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FinCEN hits Texas bank with $2 million penalty on correspondent failings, months after OCC OK »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 2, 2017 The U.S. Treasury Wednesday issued...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special contributor report: How we are losing the global fight against money laundering »
By Rob Wainright Executive Director of Europol October 31, 2017 Originally published here ....

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