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We have been recognized as an industry leader in ‘Best AML Transaction Monitoring Innovation’ by Aite-Novarica Group.
An ex-lawyer caught for fraud and laundering via his investment fund; Portugal’s banks purge crypto exchanges; and 3 charged with defrauding US Covid-19 relief funds.
The UK’s halting money laundering through property purchases; Australian authorities proposed restrictions on casinos; and Mexico’s FIU investigated an ex-president.
Concern in the UK that a jobs-cut will encourage financial crime; a joint operation busts money laundering operation in Hungary; and Taiwan halts credit cards for cryptocurrency trades.
UK couple jailed for laundering offences; Australian authorities seized a record cash haul from laundering syndicate; and UK and US governments launch competition to fight financial crime.
We’re delighted to announce that Napier was named ‘RegTech of the Year’ by the Fintech Awards London as part of London Fintech Week 2022.
The UK Treasury polls the public on crypto assets; two asset managers face charges in a billion-dollar laundering scheme; and Ukraine seizes assets from crypto brokers with Russian clients.
We’re proud to have been named in the 2022 cohort for The Fintech Power 50, a list of the most visionary companies and personalities in the financial industry.
Moscow welcomed Boris Johnson’s resignation as PM, Ukraine did not; South Africa risk the FATF grey list; and Pakistan’s ex-PM was accused of money laundering using diamonds.
The fugitive ‘Cryptoqueen’ makes the FBI’s most-wanted list; the UK sanctions Russia’s second-richest man; and a global Task Force have disrupted $300bn in Russian assets.
Opponents ask the FBI to probe South Africa’s President for money laundering; Pakistan may get off the Grey List; and 2 brothers will pay millions to the UK’s NCA.
Our leading anti-financial crime compliance solutions can now be deployed across multiple geographies and business units in a single tenancy environment.
Interpol arrested thousands of scammers globally; a Californian court found two Nigerian fraudsters guilty as charged; and the UK’s jailed its one-time most-wanted woman.
A Tiger King star is behind bars for money laundering; foreign regimes are enabling organised crime in Australia; and the Gupta brothers are arrested for laundering.
The Louvre’s ex-president is charged for links to antiquities trafficking; Australian police dismantled a crime group in Sydney; and the US issued indictments to Colombia-based gangsters.
A-Team Insight has named Napier as the best AI solution for regulatory compliance in their 2022 RegTech Insight Europe awards!
The UK government protects access to cash; British and Romanian authorities broke up a human trafficking gang; and Cyprus’ authorities went online to fight money laundering.
We’re excited to announce the addition of Shana Leyva and Danielle Labarbera to bolster our growing North America team, as we further invest in the region.
The UK re-committed to the economic crime bill sanctioning kleptocrats; Japan and the EU toughen up against Moscow; and the FIFA corruption court date was postponed.
A US crypto expert is jailed for helping North Korea; Switzerland end an 11-year-old probe into Egypt’s ex-president; and Chinese regulators crack down on NFTs.
OwlTing Group, a blockchain technology enterprise, will leverage our AI-enhanced technology solutions to develop an effective financial crime compliance system.
Authorities seized a sanctioned Russian businessman’s yacht; the UK Treasury is to launch an NFT; and Colombia extended reporting deadlines for cryptoasset traders.
Millions stolen from Kenya by a Jersey company to be returned; a US man is convicted of COVID-19 relief fraud; and Lebanon's central bank chief’s assets were frozen.
Global collaboration aims to stop Russians skirting sanctions; South Korean crypto exchanges anticipate FATF’s travel rule; and Thailand bans crypto payments.
UK auction houses halt sales of Russian art; the UK Government backtracks on sanctions to allow the sale of Chelsea FC; and Australia is courting FATF’s grey list.
We are excited to announce several key hires to the Napier team in Europe as part of our global growth plans and commitment to invest further in our EMEA operations.
US-based credit card firms block Russian businesses; a UK woman was arrested in Spain on 9-year-old VAT fraud charges; and a New Zealand money mule pleaded guilty.
We’re excited to announce our new Chief Product Officer, William Monk, and the moving of current CPO, Nick Portalski, to the role of Chief Solutions Officer.
The invasion of Ukraine put pressure on the UK Government over an economic crime bill; Scotland rebooted its organised crime strategy; and the EU’s planned watchdog will tackle crypto crime.
An ex-MP claims he was forced to drop AML measures; Spanish police hit a crypto laundering gang; and Canada took aim at the 'freedom convoy' funding streams.
A New York couple faced charges for record-breaking crypto theft; an Australian duo are in prison; and an 80-year-old retired nun in LA will serve time.
Napier is proud to announce that LGIAsuper, a Queensland-based superannuation fund, has adopted its Transaction Monitoring and Client Screening tools.
This week a crypto hack concerned investors, Interpol shut down illegal wildlife trafficking routes and the NCA seizes £5.6m linked to an Azerbaijani politician.
Malta fines an online gaming company for AML failings; the UK gambling commission cracks down on two online casinos for AML shortcomings; and a Macau woman faces prison.
Kevin O’Neill joins us as Chief Revenue Officer to help drive further growth across global operations.
A radical iman’s son jailed for money laundering; the EU may stop Vanuatu's visa waivers over laundering risks; and AUSTRAC probes further into casino’s AML failures.
This week: a Swedish ex-banking CEO charged with fraud; a former Mexican political leader jailed on sex recruiting charges; and a gang of Twitch scammers arrested in Turkey.
Ex-Olympian allegedly duped a Covid relief fund out of millions; suspicious financial flows from Hockey India; and an Argentinian footballer accused of laundering.
Corrupt officials aren’t taking time off this festive season, as a former DEA agent is jailed for money laundering and other offences involving a Columbian drug cartel.
We’ve been named by RAW Compliance as their compliance firm of the year in Transaction Monitoring for 2021!
We are proud to announce that Regulation Asia has awarded Napier with Highly Commended in the competitive AML/CTF Compliance category.
Australian financial services company, ClearView, has adopted our AI-enhanced technology to support its anti-money laundering (AML) activities.
December 7, 2021
It is an honour to announce that we have been listed in the RegTech100!
Napier has been named as one of 2022’s rising stars by the RiskTech100® report.
Napier has been ranked as the 17th fastest growing tech company in the UK on the 2022 Deloitte Fast 50 list, in recognition of our growth over the last four years.
This week was a mix of financial crime and fintech news, including DR Congo’s ex-president being implicated of money laundering by Africa’s biggest data leak.
Mexican FIU head quits after his wedding, UAE gets stricter with gold refineries, and ex-Mozambiquan finance minister to face money-laundering charges in US.
This week: COP26 was called to address wildlife trade; West Africa was urged to stem losses to illegal wildlife trade; and Moscow is allegedly hosting criminal companies.
This week, Interpol warns that high-end art thieves adapted during COVID-19; a global dark web operation worth £22.5m was smashed; and news for Trump Scottish golf course.
Former HSBC Chief Operations Officer, Andy Maguire, is to take the helm as Napier’s Board Chair.
This week, regulators all over the world turned up the heat on fraudsters and money launderers through collaborative partnerships.
Specialist core banking and digital services provider Data Action is the first of its kind in Australia to use Napier’s platform to strengthen its AML and CFT defences.
Tackling financial crime was on the agenda this week, as Biden tries to close the real estate sector’s laundering gap, and crypto hits the news in both China and Russia.
Qashier, a Singapore-based integrated point-of-sale (POS) and payment solutions startup, is the latest to adopt our AML technology.
The Pandora papers exposed dubious finances of the wealthy, the US launched a crypto enforcement team, and German police busted a laundering ring with militant ties.
New OFAC advisory shows resolve to combat ransomware, a German bank is fined for tardy SARs, and Swiss authorities go after ex-CEO for old money laundering charges.
This week, over a hundred Mafia-linked launderers arrested in Spain and Italy, a London karate teacher jailed for counterfeiting and money laundering, and a South African scammer faces court.
Simplex, the largest fiat infrastructure for the crypto industry, has opted for Napier’s Transaction Monitoring tool as part of an upgrade to its anti-money laundering (AML) defences.
The hires of Cian Harrington, Aidan Houlihan, and Michelle Kam will bring rich domain expertise and experience to Napier’s expanding global team.
Satchel, a Lithuanian-based electronic money institution, is the latest to deploy Napier’s scalable AI-enhanced technology as the firm targets further international growth.
This week, a Saudi Arabian money laundering gang gets serious jail time, a Venezuelan diplomatic envoy is to face money laundering charges, and a New Zealand firm copped a big fine for AML breaches.
Nicolette Brown
September 7, 2021
We’re pleased to announce that Napier has successfully completed the SOC2 Type 2 audit as the culmination of many months’ work with external auditors.
This week amid the military evacuation chaos of Afghanstian, UK’s watchdog warned banks to be vigilant against potential money-laundering risks related to concerns of rising terrorism, FATF slapped Japan’s wrist for AML weaknesses; and it emerges that nearly 30% of Brazil gold exports are illegal.
This week we cover Ukraine’s AML operations in the crypto sector, Hong Kong upping the ante against wildlife trafficking, and Australia’s State regulators clamping down on the casino industry.
BCB Group will be using Napier’s Transaction Screening and Transaction Monitoring tools to flag any suspicious activity as it happens, and to support their ongoing commitment to leading the way with anti-money laundering compliance in the UK crypto market.
Trump Organisation’s purchase of Scottish golf courses now open to probing alongside other financial crime news stories in Napier's weekly news roundup.
Payment transfer specialist OnePip will be using Napier’s technology as part of new anti-money laundering (AML) controls and to comply with Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) regulations.
We are excited to announce that we have extended our global footprint further by opening a new office at the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC).
In July we spoke to Nizam Ismael of Ethikom Consultancy. Nizam has over 27 years' experience in financial services, regulatory compliance and litigation. Discover insights from our AMA with him.
We are excited to announce that we will supply B2B payment provider, ZTL, with Transaction Screening, Transaction Monitoring and Client Screening.
Our latest product release delivers two distinct features: a game changing Suspicious Transaction Report (STR) Builder and all new AI Advisor.
Napier continues to build on our global expansion with the opening of another APAC office.
We are proud to announce that NXTsoft institutions has partnered with us to give financial institutions accelerated access to our cutting-edge AML and compliance technology
We are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted as one of the Best Vendor Solutions for Financial Crime at the RegTech Insight Awards 2021.
Andy Maguire takes a seat on our Advisory Board to provide insight and strategic direction as we continue our rapid global expansion.
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded Regulation Asia’s Award for Excellence as the Best Solution in the AML/CFT compliance category.
It is our pleasure to announce that Mariola Marzouk joins Napier as our new Head of Product!
We are proud to announce that we have placed 4th on the Great Place to Work’s UK’s Best Workplaces™ in Tech, Small Organisation list!
Hill & Associates Singapore and Napier have come together to make Napier’s cutting-edge compliance technology available to their clients in the APAC region
Napier’s 1.12 platform update brings new and exciting features to help companies manage and improve their AML processes.
Napier recently spent the day at our currently empty office doing some socially distanced filming with ITN productions.
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.
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.
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.
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 ....
We are delighted to announce that Robin Lee has joined Napier from Refinitiv to drive growth in the Asian, Pacific and Chinese markets.
We are pleased to announce that Napier has partnered with Refinitiv, one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure ...
Last month’s Board Adviser appointment of compliance heavyweight, Mike Melia, brings a whole new strength to our team.
This week, the spotlight fell on the role that professional financial services play in enabling money laundering, as the UK’s AML laws come under fire.
The Russian owner of Chelsea FC was sanctioned by the UK government; US authorities tackled economic crime in cyberspace; and FATF put the UAE on their grey list.