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26 May 2020 - Accuity Insights

ISO 20022: A Positive Force in the Fight Against Financial Crime

By providing more detailed information about all parties involved in a payment, the ISO 20022 message format will not only speed up payments, but increase transparency, improve sanctions screening and help organisations better detect and prevent financial crime.
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19 May 2020 - Accuity Insights

ISO 20022 Migration: A Moving Target

ISO 20022 will impact a wide number of bank functions, from payments processing systems to foreign exchange, treasury, billing, screening, trade finance, and other operational areas. Before a ‘payments nirvana’ can be achieved, organisations should be prepared for what is likely to be a troublesome transitional period.
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17 May 2020 - Accuity Insights

Doing more with the same as regulation grows

With regulation increasing, but compliance budgets static, companies need to reduce operational compliance overheads in a way that is explainable, effective and efficient.
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12 May 2020 - Accuity Insights

ISO 20022: Shaping the Future Payments Ecosystem

As barriers continue to fall and international trade increases, the need for fast, accurate and efficient cross-border payments will continue to escalate. Meeting this need can only be accomplished with initiatives like ISO 20022.
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5 May 2020 - Accuity Insights

ISO 20022 and Evolving Payment Infrastructures: Where Are We Now?

As barriers continue to fall and international trade increases, the need for fast, accurate and efficient cross-border payments will continue to escalate. Meeting this need can only be accomplished with initiatives like ISO 20022.
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1 May 2020 - Accuity Insights

The 5th AML Directive – Are You Compliant?

The 5th Anti-money Laundering Directive came into force in January, but it seems as though many organisations – law firms included – are lagging behind in their compliance. This blog as first seen on the Law Society of England and Wales website explains what changes and requirements the directive introduces, and what you need to […]
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28 April 2020 - Accuity Insights

Enforcing Sanctions During a Global Pandemic

As the current humanitarian crisis unfolds, how are governments adapting their sanctions regimes – and how can organisations keep up?
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24 April 2020 - Accuity Insights

How COVID-19 is Changing KYC and AML Technology in APAC

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the world in ways that will linger long after the virus has been brought under control.
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22 April 2020 - Accuity Insights

Ask the Expert: Q&A with Lawyer and Sanctions Blogger Nicholas Turner

As part of our ‘Ask the Expert’ series, we ask Nicholas Turner, Of Counsel with Steptoe & Johnson in Hong Kong and author of the weekly Sanctions Top-5 blog, about the trends he’s seeing across the global sanctions landscape.
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10 March 2020 - Accuity Insights

Economic Crime Prevention: Going Above and Beyond Compliance

Money laundering, terrorism financing, and financial crime are growing problems – the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime believes that between 2% and 5% of global GDP is laundered every year (that’s between €715 billion and €1.87 trillion).
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