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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. As was evident throughout the three-day conference in Las Vegas, compliance is a significant issue, with many factors complicating organisations’ ability to establish an effective compliance programme.
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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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25 September 2019 - Accuity Insights

The Myths and Magic of AI

Artificial intelligence is already transforming financial services and has the potential to bring about even greater change, but we should always remember its limitations.
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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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9 September 2019 - Accuity Insights

Top Five Best Practices for Corporate Treasury to Optimise Payment Processes

Corporate treasury professionals face a greater set of challenges than ever before.
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5 September 2019 - Accuity Insights

Law Firms, Loopholes and Launderers

International governments and regulators work tirelessly to combat money laundering and terrorism financing around the world. But as anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorism financing (CFT) regulation in banks has tightened, criminals are always looking for other avenues to hide, clean and move money.
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21 August 2019 - Accuity Insights

Intern Insight: My Summer at Accuity

Victoria Sotirova, an undergraduate at the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts, reflects on her summer internship at Accuity. 
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