AML/CFT – The potential costs of non-compliance

The need for AML compliance / transaction monitoring solutions, at face value, can be considered a necessary requirement, or expense, induced by regulators. However, one can also analyze the introduction of these solutions from the perspective of possible cost savings. The first, and possibly obvious, cost saving is the avoidance of fines. This aspect is […]

Effective AML Case Management

Although the identification of suspicious activity is core to an AML solution, an equally important component is the effectiveness of how to manage the investigative processes that follow such alerts. Inconsistent investigative processes, both in terms of approach or in terms of quality, can open up a loophole in the process that can make the […]

Risk Based Approach

Once the customers demand for services increases and business growth ensues, transaction volumes and variety become so large that a one-size-fits-all transaction monitoring approach no longer becomes feasible or effective.  Traditional transaction monitoring rules tend to be set as thresholds impacting most of the customer-base with the least-risk cut-off point.  This results in rules that […]

Powering Anti-Money Laundering efforts with Artificial Intelligence

The question that follows, is how can artificial intelligence assist organisations with combatting Money Laundering? Although in essence the ultimate question which  needs to be answered is a binary one – is a particular activity hiding illicit money laundering activity or not – reaching a simple and correct conclusion is in many cases not an […]

FinXP implements ComplyRadar for automated transaction monitoring

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FinXP, a European payments and banking service provider, has implemented the intelligent compliance technology solution ComplyRadar to enhance and automate transaction monitoring and help with case management. After experiencing rapid growth in its transaction volume, FinXP initiated a competitive selection process which involved examining several Anti-Money Laundering (AML) solutions. In the end, ComplyRadar was chosen for […]

Transaction Monitoring Solutions and Why Your Business Cannot Do Without One

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A transaction monitoring (TM) solution focusing on Anti-money laundering (AML), Fraud or Responsible Gambling, provides financial institutions with the tools to monitor customer transactions and identify risky or suspicious transactions effectively in real-time. The role of a transaction monitoring solution is to: Provide a clear and precise process to tackle AML, Fraud and responsible gambling […]

Financial crime in the UK: 2020 Report Results

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The year of the pandemic brought on a new dimension of accelerated illicit activities by individuals or organisations who engage in online fraud. It created parallel realities with businesses combatting these attacks on the one hand and fraudsters capitalising on newfound opportunities for social engineering scams and malware on the other. The UK Finance issued […]

What Is AI/ML Anomaly Detection

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Anomaly detection is an advanced technique that uses an organisations’ data and machine learning to detect behaviour that doesn’t fit within the expected normal behaviour profile. This module works an additional filter for suspicious transactions over and above the ComplyRadar rules engine. There are different types of anomalies that can be detected, including:  Point anomalies; […]

False Positives in AML Transaction Monitoring

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It has ever been more important for companies to adhere to strict AML compliance rules. Not only is there a heavy price to pay, but any mishaps can hinder the company’s operation making it less profitable.  Many companies are turning towards technology based solutions to help them keep abreast of their AML Compliance responsibilities.  So, […]