Tag: anti-money laundering

As COVID-19 spread across the world in 2020, it unleashed a torrent of high-profile corruption cases and opportunities for financial crime. Rising economic uncertainty created new opportunities for fraudsters, money launderers, and cyber criminals who rapidly adapted to the new normal. Meanwhile, a flood of corruption reports tied to COVID-19 emergency funding, procurement, and health systems was seen around… Read More

In response to global trends and the recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the US Congress passed an overhaul of anti-money laundering (AML) laws in a New Year’s Day 2021 vote. The reforms include a beneficial ownership register and statutory recognition of the FinCEN Exchange. These are encouraging developments. The new AML laws… Read More