On March 17, 2023, the French Ministry of Economy introduced changes to the definition of politically exposed persons (PEPs) and, consequently, has expanded the scope of AML regulations. Although these modifications appear substantial, the adjustments made by the French government […]
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Accurate and reliable information is the bedrock of effective politically exposed person (PEP) risk management, as misidentifications or omissions can have severe legal and reputational consequences. In this article, Madalina Morar, International Affairs Research Analyst at ComplyAdvantage, explains the company’s […]
Both industry regulators and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) consider politically exposed persons (PEPs) to pose a higher risk of corruption and involvement in money laundering and/or terrorist financing. To effectively mitigate the potential risks posed by such activities, […]
The accuracy and reliability of data used in politically exposed person (PEP) screening are paramount to its effectiveness. High-quality data ensures relevant PEP profiles are identified accurately, minimizing false positives and negatives. It involves collecting comprehensive and up-to-date information from […]
The UK government has proposed new rules for banks requiring more transparency with account closures. Under the proposal, banks would be required to delay account closures by 90 days and provide a notice to customers explaining why their account is […]
Amid media reports that financial institutions are restricting the access of politically exposed persons (PEPs) and their associates to financial services, the UK government has ordered the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to review its PEPs risk management guidance. Indeed, per […]
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By tailoring screening to their risk-based approach and safely whitelisting false alerts at onboarding, Holvi has cut the time they spend remediating false positives in half.
Eva Kaili, one of the European Parliament’s 14 vice presidents, was among five arrested on bribery and corruption allegations during a probe by Belgian authorities. Investigations have uncovered a web including Kaili’s partner, former politicians, and NGO decision-makers. Nineteen or […]
In October 2021 the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) published the results of an explosive investigation known as the Pandora Papers More than 600 journalists from across 117 countries including from the BBC, The Washington Post, and The Guardian, […]
More than 11.9 million confidential files have been released that expose the secret wealth and offshore dealings of the rich and powerful in what’s been called the “biggest trove of leaked offshore data in history”. Making headlines across the globe, […]
The Outcomes ComplyAdvantage’s comprehensive data coverage means OakNorth Bank is now able to use one single platform to onboard and monitor customers against all relevant databases. The solution’s customizability has made it easy to configure search algorithms and select the […]