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Monzo sends a warning over its financial crime review, Lithuania’s new anti-money laundering compliance centre and Wells Fargo’s tries to cut its massive compliance costs.
Napier’s Head of Product Development, Nick Portalski, tells us more about the Risk-based Scorecard and how it fits into an AML system.
Money muling is an ongoing money laundering headache in the fight against financial crime. We explain how intuitions can identify money mules in this blog.
Money laundering in the art world, job cuts from Nordic banks and updates on the Wirecard scandal, in this week's weekly roundup.
Each week the entire Napier team is honoured to spend a virtual hour in an ‘Ask Me Anything’ session with a heavyweight in the world of AML, compliance and enforcement.
Along with being a certified Great Place to Work, Napier has been honored with Excellence in Wellbeing.
The UK's new financial crime levy, Germany raids their own financial intelligence authority and institutions facing the consequence of not being AML compliant.
Julian Dixon
July 24, 2020
Recently, I joined fellow industry experts to discuss a holistic approach to anti money-laundering (AML), the associated challenges and what technology can (and can’t) do to help.
I know how tough it is to initiate change – especially in a global organisation. Unfortunately, the challenge becomes even greater when the changes you’re implementing relate to compliance.
The threat of unregulated stablecoins, countries struggling to keep up with EU AML directives; and Deutsche Bank executives involved in Epstein case are named in this week’s headlines
Julian Dixon
July 13, 2020
Current AML systems are slow, outdated and frequently allow financial crime to go unnoticed. So what does the future look like, and how does it affect your compliance processes?
Discover the challenges associated with implementing machine learning for in your AML programme.
Recently our CEO, Julian Dixon, sat down with Richard Doherty for a 30-minute podcast, talking about Napier’s business journey and how we solve financial industry regulatory problems.
Find out how utilising both agile rule building and AI brings newfound efficiency to transaction monitoring.
Commerzbank is the latest bank to be slapped with a fine from the FCA for non-compliance.
Whether you’re looking to improve or completely replace your transaction monitoring system, the choice and decisions can quite frankly be overwhelming.  
Julian Dixon
June 18, 2020
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is to expand its AML visits to all high-risk firms on a three-year rolling basis, along with visiting a sample of lower risk firms.
Julian Dixon
June 12, 2020
Since the beginning of April, co-incidentally as the world locked down, every Thursday morning the Napier team has gathered via a Teams meeting for an ‘Ask Me Anything’ session to learn more from individuals in the world of compliance, regulation ....
As countries around the world attempt to pick their economies back up from the shock of Covid-19, the headlines this month are much more forward looking.
The FCA’s Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision (OPBAS) has released its latest report on the progress that professional body supervisors (PBSs) have made in tackling money laundering.
According to a new report published this month by global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog, FATF, the Covid-19 pandemic is impacting the abilities of the government ...
2020 has proven to be an unthinkable year. As the unrelenting Covid-19 continues to tear communities apart and claim lives, the related coverage in the media has been almost blinding.
The news this month has again been dominated by the traumatic impact Covid-19 is having on our lives.
Covid-19 has taken, and is still taking, tens of thousands of precious lives. As the world continues to battle the virus, everything about the way we live and work has changed.
Coronavirus has changed our lives this month in ways we couldn’t imagine just a few weeks ago. It has dominated the headlines, and our thoughts and sympathy are with those people that have paid the ultimate price.
We are delighted to announce that Robin Lee has joined Napier from Refinitiv to drive growth in the Asian, Pacific and Chinese markets.
Who regulates me? This blog updates an earlier version in which we list the relevant supervisory and regulatory bodies responsible for ensuring the UK's anti-money laundering regulations are upheld. Find out who regulates your industry.
As we enter 2020, with the newly established 5MLD threatening to straighten out anti money laundering controls in the EU and UK, we are confronted with yet more headlines crying corruption.
Julian Dixon
January 6, 2020
How does The Fifth Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) affect prepaid cards?
It is not long now until the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) becomes the anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CTF) supervisor of UK cryptoasset businesses.
We’re just weeks away from the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) being implemented into national law on 10 January 2020.
In today’s blog, I will talk about two further observations made that can have costly consequences for businesses.
Sanctions breaches are a tough lesson. They can cost you thousands (even millions), destroy hard-earned reputations and possibly land you in prison.
Trade compliance means operating within the many global regulations that surround trading activities and the import and export of products, services and technology.
Facebook is creating its own currency. A global cryptocurrency called Libra.
The Economic Crime Plan was a key theme in this week’s speech from Solicitor General at Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime 2019.
We are pleased to announce that Napier has partnered with Refinitiv, one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure ...
Money laundering in the UK is out of control. An estimated £100bn plus flows through the UK each year.
Whatever relationship you’re in, it can take time to get to know someone very well. More importantly, attitudes and behaviours can change over time.
Last month’s Board Adviser appointment of compliance heavyweight, Mike Melia, brings a whole new strength to our team.
The global sanctions landscape is currently seeing two key trends: the use of targeted sanctions to achieve geopolitical goals ...
If you’re plagued with the problem of high levels of false positives, you’ll know they are a big and costly problem.
In its 2017/18 annual report, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) claims it is currently investigating around 75 firms and individuals for AML issue ...
The anonymous haven that cryptocurrencies offer has long been known to criminals and terrorists.
The financial regulatory landscape for businesses at risk of being involved in money laundering or terrorist financing is one that’s changing on an increasingly rapid basis.
Time is of the essence, especially when it comes to the fight against money laundering.
How do you detect unethical activities with a complex supply chain and silent workforce? The answer lies in automatic screening.
There’s no single anti-money laundering (AML) strategy that’ll protect your organisation from criminals and terrorists. The level of sophistication they use to launder money is frightening. 
There has been talk for a long time about the potential for abuse of a system that allows firms to easily secure a defence against money laundering charges.
There’s nothing so gratifying about the way democracies are run as when national politics influences public policy because of an outburst of public anger.
Blockchain isn’t just going to make a big difference to the war on money laundering - everything is about to change.
Today it remains a costly burden for financial firms... and an opportunity for those of us who don’t just want to sell starfruit.