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10 February 2020 - Accuity Insights

AML & OFAC Compliance – An Uphill Battle for Insurance

Increased regulatory scrutiny as evidenced by recent OFAC enforcement actions against insurance providers is a growing concern across the board. It is sending insurance and reinsurance companies a clear message that they need to strengthen compliance. Companies that are still doing AML checks manually – which is not uncommon – are now looking to automate this process.
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6 January 2020 - Accuity Insights

Best of the Blogs 2019

As a brand new decade gets underway, we’re taking a reflective look back at our top five most visited blogs of 2019. From Adverse Media Screening to Trade Compliance, and Payments Ecosystems to making KYC scalable – we covered a number of emerging industry trends throughout the year.
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31 October 2019 - Accuity Insights

Ask the Expert: Q&A with Sanctions Specialist Saskia Rietbroek

In the first part of our ‘Ask the Expert’ series, we ask Saskia Rietbroek, Executive Director of the Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists (ACSS), about the complexity of navigating the 2019 sanctions landscape.
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30 October 2019 - Accuity Insights

Excellence in Sanctions Compliance: Moving from Transparency to Explainability

Transparency in sanctions screening is a first step, but today, explainability is a critical goal. Organisations must be able to explain the entire chain from strategy and risk assessment to policies and procedures.
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18 October 2019 - Accuity Insights

Nepal: Off the FATF Grey List and Embracing Automation

The country of Nepal has historically been seen as an easy target for money launderers and financial crime, mainly due to its long, porous border with India and cash-dominant economy.
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17 October 2019 - Accuity Insights

Excellence in Sanctions Compliance: Efficiency – Opportunity is Knocking

Efficiency in sanctions compliance is all about allocating the right resources, while optimising results and maintaining effectiveness. It is critical in reducing costs and mitigating the risk of fines and reputational damage.
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11 October 2019 - Accuity Insights

Non-Compliance is a Loser’s Game: Takeaways from ACAMS Vegas 2019

The ACAMS’ 18th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference drove discussions from anti-money laundering (AML) and transaction monitoring to compliance, gaming, sanctions, fraud and cryptocurrencies.
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9 October 2019 - Accuity Insights

Excellence in Sanctions Compliance: The Role of Effectiveness

Effectiveness, efficiency and explainability – “the three E’s” – are the interdependent foundational girders for building a sound sanctions compliance program. In the first of this three-part blog series, we’ll look at the role of effectiveness in sanctions compliance.
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16 September 2019 - Accuity Insights

Macau’s Casinos Not Taking Chances on Money Laundering Risk

International anti-money laundering (AML) regulations have been extended to non-financial businesses, including casinos.
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12 September 2019 - Accuity Insights

Gambling on Compliance Always a Risky Bet

In any gambling establishment, the house always has the edge, or statistical advantage.
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