ComplyRadar Testimonial – European Merchant Bank

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Currently, the European Merchant Bank has 38 employees, with 4 dedicated to compliance. The European Merchant Bank is a banking institution registered in Lithuania, serving SME’s and Fintech companies among others.  We caught up with Franco Celis to find out how our ComplyRadar software improved their operation. How did you find out about ComplyRadar? The […]

The Rise of goAML Reporting and the Impact of Data Quality

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The goAML portal came into being in June 2017 when the Irish reporting entities were required to hand in their regulatory reports to the Irish Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) using this portal. This was a part of a bigger global trend where regulators were attempting to standardize the reporting platforms, thereby providing proof of the […]

3 ways AI can take on money launderers more effectively

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It is estimated that around 2 to 5 percent of global GDP, or $800 billion to $2 trillion a year fall victim to money laundering. In the UK, money laundering is out of control with an estimated £100 billion flowing through the country each year. Yet recent reports show there has not been a single […]

Covid-19 and AML: The Impact, Challenges, and Future

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The effects of Covid-19 have been felt in every industry, in every country. As the world continues the fight to quell the virus, everything about the way we live and work has changed. However, among all the chaos, heartache and fear, there are people who see the opportunities that Covid-19 has brought. Namely money launderers, […]

Harnessing analytics in the fight against fraud and money laundering

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The fight against fraud and money laundering no longer sees businesses and compliance personnel going up against easily identifiable, shady criminals. Auditors can no longer identify patterns of suspicious behaviour months after the transaction was completed. It is no longer feasible to work in a reactive way.  Transactions are done so fast nowadays that a […]

COVID-19 and Transaction Monitoring: Managing AML Compliance

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As a result of the ongoing global struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, financial institutions are experiencing novel compliance challenges linked to this outbreak. The new strain of coronavirus has sent global financial markets into widespread turmoil and this unfortunately presents criminals with new opportunities to generate and launder funds gained from illicit activities. As a […]

5 key challenges when tuning AML transaction monitoring software

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Having a correctly tuned AML solution is essential for any organization dealing with high volumes of financial transactions. With compliance risks being higher nowadays, regulators are constantly inspecting AML transaction monitoring systems to ensure adherence to international regulations. One of the main issues faced is the high number of false positives which can be caused […]

Top 5 measures for AML transaction monitoring systems

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Active or real time monitoring of financial transactions should be the order of the day for institutions and businesses handling high volumes of deposits and withdrawals. This capability is essential in mitigating risks, thereby improving the monitoring and detection process. By effectively and actively monitoring transactions, organizations are in a better position to meet their […]

Leveraging Graph Analytics to fight Money Laundering

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It’s estimated that money laundering (ML) transactions account for anywhere between 2% to 5% of global GDP. This amounts to roughly $2 trillion per annum. Today’s struggle against ML brings with it hefty fines to institutions found to have breached anti-money laundering (AML) regulations. Two giant cases were recently settled involving two banking conglomerates. Back […]

What happens when your AML transaction monitoring rules are static

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Although we live in a cutting-edge, modern tech world, a large number of payment service providers still use outdated, static systems to flag and identify suspicious transactions and payments. Remedying false positives can be a colossal waste of your team’s time. The situation can also lead to customers’ legitimate transactions being delayed while the team […]