Important Sanctions Lists in the EU and US

What are the most important Sanctions Lists for companies doing business in the US or Europe? Especially for startups in FinTech it’s not easy to figure out on which Sanctions Lists to focus on first.
This guide provides some helpful starting points in terms of which Sanctions Lists you definitely don’t want to miss in your screening process.

What is Anti-Money Laundering & How to Comply with AML Regulations

Money

Anti-money laundering processes are key to protecting the integrity of financial systems. These regulations aim to prevent criminals from passing illicit funds through a legitimate transaction or using that money to finance terrorist activities.
This comprehensive guide will review what the term anti-money laundering means, what the process looks like, and why AML is so important in banking, finance and also unregulated industries.

AML Guide for Tax Consultants

Tax Return

Tax consultants play an important role in preventing and detecting money laundering and terrorist financing. This guide will review the risks that tax consultants face regarding Money Laundering as well as what procedures they need to have in place to address these.

AML Guide for Law Firms

Money Laundering is not only a concern for the financial industry, also the legal industry is affected. This guide will provide an overview of how Law Firms are affected by Money Laundering, which regulations need to be taken into consideration, as well as compliance best practices.

High-Risk Jurisdictions According to the FATF

High Risk Jurisdictions

The Financial Action Task Force, or FATF, publishes a list of high-risk jurisdictions to enhance anti-money laundering policies and procedures. All regulated businesses should be familiar with these jurisdictions, as working with them can affect your AML screening process. Failure to comply can lead to strict sanctions, so keep reading to learn more about what this means for your business.

AML Guide for the Insurance Industry

AML Guide Insurance Industry

The insurance industry across the globe is susceptible to money laundering risks, and as a result, must consider AML regulations.

This is a complete guide to why the insurance industry is a target for money laundering, and the associated legal framework to prevent and detect it.

AML Guide for the Crypto Industry

Financial institutions are subject to AML regulations because they face a direct risk of being abused for money laundering and terrorist financing. This guide will detail all of the regulations that apply to the Crypto industry as well as how they should be reflected in their business operations.

Best Practices for your PEP Screening Process (Video)

PEP screening is an important aspect of Anti-Money Laundering and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulation. It involves validating a customer’s identity to determine if they are a PEP – a politically exposed person. While companies are of course not not prohibited from working with somebody on a PEP list, there are additional due diligence measures that are required. See what are the Best Practices in our short video below.

Best Practices For Your PEP Screening Process

PEP screening is an important aspect of Anti-Money Laundering and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulation. It involves validating a customer’s identity to determine if they are a PEP – a politically exposed person. While companies are of course not not prohibited from working with somebody on a PEP list, there are additional due diligence measures that are required.