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Accuity Sponsors the GTR Nordic Region Trade & Export Finance Conference

Accuity is delighted to be sponsoring GTR’s Nordic Region Trade & Export Finance Conference 2015, taking place in Stockholm on 25-26 November. On Day 1 of the conference, Henry Balani, Head of Innovation at Accuity, will be participating in the 12.15pm panel titled, “Utilising digital solutions to overcome supply chain challenges”. During the Q&A discussion, […]
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ACCPA: Rethinking Compliance in Africa

Compliance is both a global and local phenomenon. All over the world, compliance professionals are constantly seeking local expertise to solve their most challenging problems. The Association of Certified Compliance Professionals in Africa (ACCPA) plans to address these challenges by becoming a repository of ideas, expertise, and knowledge on compliance solutions specifically designed for Africa. In the ACCPA’s latest […]
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Monetary Authority of Singapore Issues Guidance for Trade Finance Screening of Dual Use Goods

The MAS recently issued guidance for Singapore-based financial institutions relating to countering terrorism financing within the trade finance and correspondent banking businesses. The MAS joins the UK FCA in highlighting the risks associated with money laundering specifically in trade. Trade Based Money Laundering (TBML) is becoming an increasingly great concern for countries that are heavily […]
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Is De-risking Riskier than a Risk-Based Approach?

In recent years we have seen a significant increase in anti-money laundering control failures. Various institutions have been subject to regulatory reviews resulting in fines, due to the lack of controls and appropriate Risk-Based Approach in place. As the fines are increasing year on year, banks are looking into ways to put a stop to these […]
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Henry Balani: The Rising Opportunity for Financing Trade in Asia Pacific

Henry Balani, Head of Innovation at Accuity, discusses the emerging opportunities for trade finance in the Asia Pacific region, as well as the challenges and complexities of trading on the global stage. Trade is flourishing in Asia Pacific. According to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD): “World merchandise exports more than tripled over […]
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Mie-Yun Lee: The Future of Payments Innovation

These are exciting times in the payments sector. There is so much change, so much innovation going on and much more on the horizon. We talk to Mie-Yun Lee, Chief Product Officer for RBI and EVP Innovation at Accuity, about what the top innovations are, who is behind them and where the industry is heading.  […]
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Accuity Launches Next Generation of Dual-Use Goods Screening Solution

Accuity, the leading global provider of Risk and Compliance, Payments and Know Your Customer solutions, has launched a new screening solution to help companies tackle the emerging requirement to identify dual-use and controlled goods in trade. Accuity launched the first version of its market-leading screening solution in 2012, which is currently being used by banks […]
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Pascal Aerens: The Evolution of Sanctions Compliance

Pascal Aerens, Head of Product Strategy at FircoSoft, discusses how Sanctions Compliance has evolved into a professional business. Sanctions compliance is a professional business now. In the early days, some 15 years ago, like any new domain, it was initially populated by people with a lot of goodwill, but not enough professionalism. Now that the […]
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China Systems and Accuity Partner on Trade Finance and Supply Chain Solution

China Systems and Accuity partner on trade finance and supply chain solution as 8/10 firms cite compliance and regulatory issues a “chief” obstacle to trade finance. Accuity, the leading global provider of Payments, KYC, Risk and Compliance solutions has partnered with China Systems, the leading trade finance solutions vendor, integrating Accuity’s Compliance Link solution with […]
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Iran Sanctions: What Happens When Iranian Banks Reconnect to SWIFT?

Iranian banks have been disconnected from the global platform that enables banks to settle cross border transactions since 2012. This platform, SWIFT (the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications), is under the jurisdiction of the EU and it was because of sanctions that Iran entities were disconnected. When EU sanctions against Iran are lifted, it […]
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