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The Impact of Singles’ Day on Payment Services and Financial Crime Screening

Rivalling the United States’ Black Friday and Cyber Monday as one of the largest shopping events in the world, China’s “Singles’ Day”, also known as “Guanggun Jie”, has once again broken records. With USD38.4 billion in sales, 2019 has lived up to expectations as the largest-ever Singles’ Day to date. Taking place on 11 November, […]
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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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3 August 2018 - Accuity Insights

Real Estate Spotlight Series: Addressing financial crime concerns for DNFBPs in Singapore and Hong Kong

In March 2018, Hong Kong’s Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (FSTB) extended its AML and counter-terrorism financing regulation to include Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs), as defined by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
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20 June 2018 - Accuity Insights

Asia’s complex compliance environment: who has the answers? 

Banks and non-banking financial institutions now need to ensure that they are on top of their compliance requirements – and able to demonstrate this to regulators. Asia’s diversity of geography, legal systems and cultures poses challenges for businesses operating intra-regionally and globally which are required to ensure their activities don’t enable money laundering and the many crimes it facilitates.
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