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5 July 2019 - Accuity Insights

Keeping Up With Export Administration Regulations

In the current regulatory landscape, trade companies that facilitate the movement of goods don’t have it easy. Regulations dictate how trade should be conducted, the measures that must be taken to ensure security during transportation, and who firms can do business with.
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1 July 2019 - Accuity Insights

Implications of Facebook’s Libra on Payments and Compliance

Facebook’s launch of its global digital currency, Libra, is a clear indication that virtual or crypto currencies are entering the mainstream of global finance. Facebook has the user base and technology foundation to create a cryptocurrency, but it must overcome its own challenges of trust, security and privacy with consumers, and strict AML/CFT compliance considerations with regulators from around the world.
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Davide White
25 June 2019 - Accuity Insights

Meet David White, Accuity Executive Vice President of Global Payments

We are delighted to welcome David White to the Accuity team as Executive Vice President Global Payments. We interviewed him to understand his current view on the payments landscape, latest trends, and the go-forward strategy for Accuity.
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21 June 2019 - Accuity Insights

Diversity is an Advantage, Not an Obligation

Our people have been reflecting on what diversity means to them and how it helps us to deliver market-leading products and services to our global clients. The latest instalment of our diversity blog series is from Bharath Vellore, Managing Director for APAC.
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17 June 2019 - Accuity Insights

Are you Regulator Ready?

While this might sound like the start of a bad joke among compliance officers sharing a drink after work, being “regulator ready” was a key message at the Accuity Client Summit in New York.
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29 May 2019 - Accuity Insights

APIs – The Unsung Heroes of Speed, Explainability and Efficiency

When financial institutions are threatened by increasing regulatory pressure, escalating fines for non-compliance, and the perils of reputational damage, they need to take action to strengthen their compliance and financial crime screening programmes.
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the latest innovations in payments, and the future direction of cross border payments.
23 May 2019 - Accuity Insights

Smarter. Faster. Regulatory Compliant: The future of Payments Innovation

Payments professionals from around the globe met in Orlando, Florida at the NACHA Payments 2019 Conference in May to discuss the latest innovations in payments, and the future direction of cross border payments.
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7 May 2019 - Accuity Insights

Lessons Learnt from the Nordic Region’s Financial Crime Challenges

Financial institutions in the Nordic region have recently made headlines concerning a series of significant money laundering lapses. News stories on this topic have focused on fines but, in the background, firms are making organisational changes, shifting mind-sets and enhancing their systems and processes for the better.
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2 May 2019 - Accuity Insights

The Role of AI in Regtech and Other Takeaways from ACAMS Hollywood

A record number of anti-money laundering (AML) professionals, regulators and vendors recently converged in Hollywood, Florida, for the ACAMS 24th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference. There was a clear focus on how artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and robotic process automation (RPA), and other advanced technologies, can help in the fight against financial crime.
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30 April 2019 - Accuity Insights

Shipping Industry in Direct Path of Brewing OFAC Storm

Deceptive shipping activity is on the rise. OFAC recently updated its advisory documentation to raise awareness of some of the deceptive shipping practices deployed specifically by North Korea to get goods into the country. Organisations involved in trade must be proactive to stay ahead of the risks.
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