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A t the core of any financial institution’s anti-money laundering (AML) compliance department is its transaction monitoring system. The system analyzes transac – tional data against preset rules and generates a list of alerts for users to review. Alerts may be reviewed on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis—but how often are the rules that generate those alerts reviewed?read more
T he 2010 edition of the Federal Finan- cial Institutions Examination Coun- cil’s (FFIEC’s) Bank Secrecy Act/ Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) Exam- ination Manual is notable for its significant expansion of the BSA/AML risk assessment section within its Core Examinationread more
In January 2014, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), the international standard setter for banking supervisors, issued Sound Management of Risks Related to Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism,read more
Patrick Reames had no idea why Amazon.com sent him a 1099 form saying he’d made almost $24,000 selling books via Createspace,read more
On March 22, 2016, Brussels was rocked by two devastating terrorist bombings. In the first, two suicide bombers detonated powerful explosives at the Brussels airport and in the second, a third terrorist detonated a suicide bomb on a metro train at the Molenbeek subway station.read more
As we move into and through 2016, the most significant terrorist threats to Western society are posed by Islamic terrorist or jihadist organizations.read more