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8 July 2016 - Accuity Insights

Migrant smuggling and money laundering: does Europe appreciate the threat?

Pascal Aerens, Head of Innovation at Accuity, discusses the lucrative migrant smuggling business and its links to terrorist financing and money laundering. Originally published on GT News. A recent joint Europol/Interpol report on migrant smuggling networks stated that human trafficking was the second most profitable criminal activity after drug trafficking, with an average turnover of US$4.8bn. In […]
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22 June 2016 - Accuity Insights

Rejuvenating a legacy: can Swift’s Global Payments Innovation Initiative (GPII) keep banks in the correspondent banking game?

FinTech innovators like Earthport, Ripple and Currency Cloud are driving competition in the cross-border payments market and changing customer expectations for international payments. As banks, the traditional players in this market, determine how to handle this threat, SWIFT responded with the Global Payments Innovation Initiative (GPII) in 2015. This project provides a case study of […]
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2 June 2016 - Accuity Insights

The Future of Compliance in Africa: How to satisfy local and regional needs while meeting international standards

The Future of Compliance in Africa was the theme of a roundtable discussion jointly convened by Ernest Honya, President of the Association of Certified Compliance Professionals in Africa (ACCPA), and Hugh Jones, President and CEO of Accuity. 19 people attended from organisations which included commercial banks, GIABA, central banks, FIUs and universities to discuss four […]
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20 May 2016 - Accuity Insights

Henry Balani: The RCBC heist – the need for reform

By Henry Balani, Global Head of Strategic Affairs, Accuity & FircoSoft The Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) case continues to generate worldwide interest, as the issue has highlighted significant gaps in the regulatory coverage and enforcement of potential money laundering instances. Many central banks have accounts at the Federal Reserve to facilitate cross border settlements […]
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13 May 2016 - Accuity Insights

The Future of Compliance in Africa – How the notion of ‘PEP’ in Africa differs from that in the West

Round Table Discussion on the Future of Compliance in Africa Part 2 of 4 – How the notion of ‘PEP’ in Africa differs from that in the West The Future of Compliance in Africa was the theme of a roundtable discussion jointly convened by Ernest Honya, President of the Association of Certified Compliance Professionals in […]
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11 May 2016 - Accuity Insights

Accuity’s compliance solution for trade finance recognised as leading best practice

Accuity’s compliance solution for trade finance recognised as leading best practice
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26 April 2016 - Accuity Insights

The Future of Compliance in Africa – How major sanctions lists affect African banks

Round Table Discussion on the Future of Compliance in Africa Part 1 of 4 – How major sanctions lists affect African banks The Future of Compliance in Africa was the theme of a roundtable discussion jointly convened by Ernest Honya, President of the Association of Certified Compliance Professionals in Africa (ACCPA), and Hugh Jones, President […]
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5 April 2016 - Accuity Insights

Henry Balani: The Panama Papers – Not everyone is a crook

The current ‘Panama Papers’ #panamapapers revelations promises to provide extensive details around the use and misuse of tax havens by prominent politicians and wealthy individuals around the world (The Power Players) .  We expect they will reveal other criminal activity including dodging AML sanctions and tax evasion.  No doubt legislators around the globe will be demanding […]
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29 March 2016 - Accuity Insights

Accuity’s Nina Kerkez and Patrick Hinchin discuss Intelligent KYC with FX-MM

Nina Kerkez, Senior Product Manager, KYC Solutions, and Patrick Hinchin, Senior Director, Product Management at Accuity tell FX-MM why the market is likely to move away from know-your-customer (KYC) utilities and embrace data and technology solutions to meet regulatory requirements and generate revenue. Download the full article here
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24 March 2016 - Accuity Insights

Henry Balani: Trade compliance – digitising the flow

As trade finance progresses towards a digital delivery model, new opportunities to reduce fraud and fight financial crime are opening up. Henry Balani, Global Head of Strategic Affairs, Accuity, talks to FX-MM about reducing manual workflows and creating a safer trade finance environment. Download the full FX-MM article here: https://accuity.com/Global/Article%20Assets/201602-FXMM-Trade%20Compliance%20Digitizing%20the%20Flow.pdf
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