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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 ....
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS welcomes PNC Bank's Jon Elvin to Advisory Board »
Oct. 30, 2017, MIAMI -- The Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists ( ACFCS ), a BARBRI professional ass...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Compliance Tech Roundup: Key updates on AML, fintech, virtual currencies, blockchain and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 26, 2017 October is more than a month for ghouls,...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS 2017 Conference Part 2: Five innovative ways to address key fincrime compliance challenges »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 26, 2017 Harnessing, validating and scoring data,...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – U.K. banks called graft ‘conduits,’ Nordic regulators push AML, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 25, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, United...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Australian casino gets into hot water on AML, new U.K. AML regime, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 20, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, an Australi...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS establishes McDonald Award to recognize lifetime achievement in combating financial crime »
Annual award created in honor of Mike McDonald, leading AML expert who played key role in law enforcement's response to mo...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS Conference 2017: More focus on bank ties to TBML, narcos pushing into virtual worlds, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 20, 2017 The U.S. government will be putting mor...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Abaxx and ACFCS join forces to further financial crime prevention education »
  Oct. 16, 2017 -- Great Falls, Va. -- Abaxx Associates, LLC today announced its membership with the Associ...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – EU official resigns, hackers hit, steal from EU banks, China graft, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 12, 2017 In this week's Financial Crime Wave, a t...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (5 Comments - view/add)
Member Spotlight: For Muhammad Rizwan Khan, true compliance a balance of learning, teaching »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 12, 2017 For Muhammad Rizwan Khan, the journey to bec...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: ACFCS offers key analysis, resources to respond, recover »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 11, 2017 It’s appropriate that October is National...
Thursday, October 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Corrupt PEPs in Haiti, card company predicts, preempts cyber hacks, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 5, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, the U.S....

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