Category Archives: Banking sector

Fraud including Credit Card Fraud and Suspicious Transactions Course

Fraud including Credit Card Fraud and Suspicious Transactions Course Complete the form below to contact us! What Makes Compliance Consultant Courses Different We have been delivering training for over 20 years and this is one of our core competencies. We believe we are experts on this topic and having delivered training to a wide range […]

SAR Workshop and Adverse Media Risk Assessments

Subject Access Reports Workshop and Adverse Media Risk Assessments for business and recruitment. Complete the form below to contact us! What Makes Compliance Consultant Courses Different Failure to file an appropriate SAR can lead to big trouble. But regulators also caution against filing unwarranted “defensive” SARs.  Our experts provide practical advice for the high-wire balancing […]

KYC and AML – Suitable for all firms with AML responsibilities

The UK is among the world’s largest and most open economies, whose strength is based on extensive and productive relationships around the world. Government Ministers have the responsibility for national security and financial services, so they want the UK to continue to be a desirable country for legitimate business and a leading global financial centre. But they also recognise that the UK’s openness and standing as a global financial centre exposes it to the risk of illicit financial flows.

AML – New Entrant Programme – Suitable for all firms with AML responsibilities, i.e. Estate Agents etc

The UK is one of the world’s largest and most open economies, whose strength is built on extensive and productive relationships across the globe. Ministers have the responsibility for national security and financial services, so they want the UK to continue to be an attractive country for legitimate business and a leading global financial centre. But they also recognise that the UK’s openness and status as a global financial centre exposes it to the risk of illicit financial flows.

Significant Rise In RegTech Costing Forecast By 2023

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This is according to a new report from Juniper Research, which estimates that spending on RegTech solutions, specifically, will escalate from an estimated $18bn (₤ 14bn) this year to $115bn (₤ 100bn) by 2023. Financial commitment is forecast to go up by an average of 45% per annum over the next five years, far more […]

Infographic on 16 Blockchain Disruptions

Blockchain technology is probably one of the most impactful discoveries in the recent history. After all, it has a massive potential to change how we handle online transactions. Despite some skeptics, the majority of experts agree that blockchain has the potential to disrupt the banking and financial industry, and many other ones! But what is […]

58 INSANE FACTS ABOUT BITCOIN [INFOGRAPHIC – UPDATED JANUARY 2018]

58 INSANE FACTS ABOUT BITCOIN [INFOGRAPHIC – UPDATED JANUARY 2018] Bitcoin’s Bumpy Ride   Bitcoin, one day it’s skyrocketing, then it loses half of it’s value within a few hours. Then it strengthens again, despite critics stating that the bubble had burst. Where will the currency head next? Buckle up, Buttercup! As a Bitcoin investor, […]

Does the UK government’s new National Risk Assessment avert recognising important systemic weakness?

Are Their Important Changes That Weaken The UK NRA In Advance Of Brexit? The UK’s original 2015 National Risk Assessment on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (NRA) presented an honest, if quite broad and superficial, idea of the ML and TF risks in the UK, in an attempt to ‘inform the efficient allocation of resources […]

MIFID II What Compliance Wealth Managers & Advisers Need To Get In Place

MiFID II finally comes into effect on 3 January 2018 Although there may still be some grey areas, it is time to make sure you have your compliance arrangements in place or being progressed so that there are no nasty surprises. Get a PDF of this post from this link (right click and “download as…”) […]

Money Laundering Regulations 2017 Changes

As you know, the 26 June 2017 saw the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (“MLR 2017”) came into force, having been made, laid before Parliament and approved all on 22 June 2017. Regulated businesses are now faced with the inestimable task of ensuring both their firm-wide […]