Financial CrimeCast – FinCrime Focus on Asia-Pacific, Part Two

Hear guidance on data management in sanctions risk, cryptocurrencies in the APAC region, AI and machine learning adoption, and changing regulatory expectations. Listen to Part One here. In the second half of this special two-part podcast series, Steven Scheurmann takes you across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region to provide insights and highlights on key considerations in […]

Financial CrimeCast – FinCrime Focus on Asia-Pacific, Part One

Hear guidance on North Korea sanctions risk, AML enforcement perspectives, and real-time payments The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, home to approximately 60% of the world’s population, is a burgeoning area full of innovation in financial technologies, nations with bustling economies, and growing populations. Yet accompanying these trends is inevitable financial crime risk, including trends and issues […]

Financial CrimeCast: KYC Transformation – From Dream to Reality, Part One

Part 1 of a two-part series examining KYC transformation through automation, in conversation with Dalbir Sahota, VP of Bankers Almanac: Financial Counterparty KYC with Accuity. Listen to Part 2 here. KYC starts with a question that’s seemingly quite simple – Who is my customer? Yet as anyone in the compliance field knows, the devil’s in […]

Stopping Modern Slavery: A Global Banking Perspective

A complimentary on-demand webinar courtesy of Thomson Reuters, part one in a three-part series focused on modern slavery. Hear part two on sex trafficking and exploitation, or part three on slavery in the fashion industry.  Around the world, millions of people are forced into modern day slavery making it a global pandemic impacting all countries; […]

Human Slavery: Recognizing the signs of modern sex trafficking

Part two of a three-part series focused on modern slavery, presented by Thomson Reuters. Hear part one on slavery and global banking, or part three on slavery in the fashion industry.  Although slavery was abolished over 150 years ago, by some estimates there are more people enslaved today than at any time in our history. […]

Modern Slavery in the Garment Industry

How one fashion brand empowers women in the world’s most impoverished places through self-sustaining jobs that change lives Part two of a three-part series focused on modern slavery, presented by Thomson Reuters. Hear part one on slavery and global banking, or part two on sex trafficking and exploitation.  Globally over 40 million people are trapped […]

ACFCS announces recipients of certification scholarships for professionals in crypto roles

Recipients chosen from more than 300 applicants globally to support professionals addressing financial crime risk in the burgeoning cryptocurrency space In the financial crime arena, few topics have generated as much concern and confusion in recent years as cryptocurrencies. Alternately hailed as the future of finance and derided as a dodgy money laundering risk, the […]

Financial CrimeCast: Exploring the FATF’s New Virtual Asset Guidance

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What It Means for Crypto, Regulators and Banks Practically since the advent of cryptocurrencies about ten years ago, crypto critics and some advocates have been calling for a clear-cut global regulatory framework to address their financial crime risks. As of late June, that framework has finally arrived, in the form of the Financial Action Task […]