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Mauritius Country Threat Assessment by FCN – Summary

The Short Form “Country Threat Assessment for Mauritius” is now available. to Download CLICK HERE:  Mauritius Summary 2020 Pbd 2 For Extracts see below. For…

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Global Threat Assessment – By John Cusack – Publicly Available Now to Read / Download

Global Threat Assessment by John Cusack Despite the limitations presented in estimating criminal activity designed to be hidden, the results in the Global Threat Assessment…

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virtual currency joining FATF club
Posted in Financial Crime News Virtual Currency

Crypto Industry agrees messaging standard to comply with FATF “Travel Rules”

Just under a year after the FATF published updated Recommendations incorporating VASPs and virtual assets in June 2019, including requiring VASPs come up with a…

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Interview with Stewart McGlynn – Leader of HKMA’s AML Division

In this Interview with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s Stewart McGlynn, who leads the Regulators Anti Money Laundering Team, Financial Crime News wanted to know…

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Interview with Sarah Runge

In this Interview, Sarah Runge, formerly of the US Treasury Department, and now with Credit Suisse talks to Financial Crime News, including on how she…

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Interview with Absa’s Nic Swingler

On a recent visit to South Africa, Financial Crime News was delighted to meet with Nic Swingler Head Financial Crime Compliance at Absa Group Limited,…

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Addressing the Remittance Challenge – By Aamir Hanif

“Addressing the Remittance Challenge – by providing greater access to Banking services through limited purpose accounts.” With the FSB amongst others concerned about access to…

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Wildlife Trafficking
Posted in AHT FATF

New FATF Priorities include targeting the Illegal Wildlife Trade

After an impressive year for FATF, under the US Presidency, which signed off last month, and concluded with the Florida Plenary, the Chinese Presidency now…

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virtual currency joining FATF club
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Crypto takes steps towards FATF Recommendations Compliance – by Malcolm Wright

As promised Malcolm Wright provides an update to Financial Crime News on the Crypto Industry’s response to the challenge laid down by FATF to adopt…

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Posted in FATF Virtual Currency

Crypto asks for more effective AML regulation – by Malcolm Wright

In February 2019, FATF issued its proposed recommendations for AML governance of the crypto industry. Under pressure from the international community, the FATF aimed to bring…

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