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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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21 March 2016 - Accuity Insights

4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive – how does it affect you?

By Nina Kerkez, Senior Product Manager, KYC Solutions, Accuity Ten years on since the passing of the Third Money Laundering Directive, the EU 4th Money Laundering Directive (4MLD) was finally approved in May 2015 by the European Parliament. During those ten years, the financial industry has faced many challenges and changes which have put more […]
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15 March 2016 - Accuity Insights

Sanctions and compliance issues in Iran, North Korea, Burma / Myanmar – highlights from an ACAMS discussion

Speakers & Panellists from US Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), US Department of State, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) & Banks converged on March 7th, Monday at Peninsula Hotel in Singapore for a dialogue on sanctions and compliance issues related to Iran, North Korea, Burma/Myanmar and other countries […]
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4 March 2016 - Accuity Insights

Trade Finance: The new frontline in the battle in the prevention of money laundering & terrorist financing

Combatting trade-based money laundering (TBML) gains momentum in Asia-Pacific.
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18 February 2016 - Accuity Insights

Soaring real estate prices and money laundering – a possible connection?

Money laundering comes in various guises – from the simple, where bags of ill-gotten cash are passed around, to the complex, where large sums of cash are laundered through complex trade finance instruments. Somewhere along this spectrum is money laundering through the buying and selling of real estate, particularly through all-cash transactions.  This phenomenon seems to […]
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20 January 2016 - Accuity Insights

Iran Sanctions: Challenges and Opportunities

U.S. and European Union sanctions on Iran were finally lifted on Saturday, restoring the country’s access to world markets. So how can banks and businesses which were previously prohibited from dealing with Iranian entities, now take advantage of Iran’s re-entry to the global economy? Henry Balani, Head of Innovation at Accuity, was interviewed at the end of […]
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