Why Don’t Banks Seem To Learn?

In the 17 years that followed the attack on the Twin Towers in New York, many national and supra-national initiatives were launched to enhance the ability of the financial sector to deter money…


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Join the International Security Management – Knowledge Alliance (ISM-KA)

Safety and security are crucial dimensions for the functioning of democracies and economies and for the health, wellbeing and resilience of communities. Maintaining the peaceful consolidation of…


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Know your client (KYC) and know your client’s business – connecting the dots

 Know your client (KYC) and know your client’s business – connecting the dots The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) estimates that each year the amount of money laundered is between 2…


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Nominated AML Officer

In the UK, HM Revenue & Customs regulations stipulate that “businesses that are regulated by the Money Laundering Regulations must appoint what is known as a ‘nominated officer’. The nominated…


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Trendletter 2018 Q2

Major developments in the field of money laundering prevention, financing of terrorism and other business integrity topics continued to feature in the news during the past quarter. Despite all the…


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Do you know your FEC risks?

This recent article proves again how important it is for any financial institution to comply with regulations. Every institution needs to do everything reasonably possible to ensure that for every…


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Get a grip on Enhanced Due Diligence

For most regulated organizations, boarding high risk customers is a challenging event. The highly detailed knowledge and experience required is not always available within the organization while the…


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Trend Letter Q1 2018

In this first Trend Letter of 2018  we share with you the following Financial Economic Crime insights and developments. KYC is not a project: five things to get right. Financial inclusion is a key…


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KYC is not a project: 5 points to get right

Financial institutions continue to be fined for failures to comply with AML/CFT regulations and continue to fail in remediation of these errors. See for instance this article…


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New Partnerships for i-KYC in India and Iraq

i-KYC is proud to announce its new strategic partnerships with WhiteBridge Consulting LLP in Chennai India and with The Modern Paths Co. in Baghdad, Iraq. Both companies are consulting and training…


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Financial Inclusion

The World Bank estimates[1] that two billion people, almost one third of the global population, are unbanked or underbanked. This group has either no access to financial services or must rely on…


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Trend Letter Q4 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we look back on another interesting Financial Economic Crime prevention year. The coming into force of the 4th EU AML Directive, the release of the Paradise Papers and…


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