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Think local, act global? Designing multi-jurisdictional compliance programmes

Compliance professionals in many large organizations are faced with a dilemma: is it possible to maintain the clarity of a single global compliance policy while still complying with the increasingly divergent local laws?… Read More

Stephen Platt, Chair of the KYC Technologies Group, on the impact of tech on AML compliance

Stephen Platt, Chairman of KYC Technologies, offers an optimistic perspective on the impact of technology on AML compliance. Read More

Simon Gaudion of the Guernsey FSC on the changing financial crime landscape for offshore

KYC360's Tom Devlin interviews Simon Gaudion, Director of the Enforcement Division at the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. Read More
Kenya’s new Bribery Act, which pairs onerous obligations with severe penalties, may mark the start of a new era in which developing countries pass and enforce anti-bribery laws that are far more stringent than those in “traditional” compliance jurisdictions. Read More
KYC360's Tom Devlin interviews John Thompson, Senior Policy Director and Head of Financial Crime Policy at the British Bankers' Association. Read More
Tom Devlin interviews Sam Thampapillai, associate in the financial services disputes and investigations group at Eversheds Sutherland. Sam has focused his recent work on developing technologies and financial crime. In this video he focuses on Blockchain, offering an introduction to how the technology works and insight into the particular financial crime risks that… Read More
On 17 January 2017, at Southwark Crown Court, Lord Justice Leveson approved a deferred prosecution agreement (“DPA”) between the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”), and Rolls-Royce Plc and Rolls-Royce Energy System Inc (“Rolls-Royce”).[1] The third DPA agreed by the SFO has led some to wonder whether DPAs have finally come of age as a weapon the SFO’s enforcement arsenal. Read More
KYC360's Tom Devlin interviews Jennifer Haslett, who has been working on international engagement on tax policy for the UK's Treasury and tax collection authority since 2011. Read More
Greg Brandman, partner and Head of Contentious Regulatory work in Eversheds’ Financial Services, Investigations and Disputes team, and Shobi Galassi, Eversheds associate, consider Parliament’s revisions to the new conduct rules regime for senior managers, and discuss whether these signify a genuine shift in the balance of risk. Read More
The risks to financial institutions posed by those intent on fraud and financial crime are many and varied. The targeted abuse of bank accounts, lending facilities and credit services can appear in numerous guises, exposing both customer and firm to potential losses worth billions of pounds. In this article, Neill Blundell, Partner and head of the Fraud Investigations Group at Eversheds, and Aisling O’Sullivan, Associate, review the FCA’s guidance to firms and provide an overview of the methods by which a commitment to good practice may be demonstrated. Read More
This exclusive KYC360 research paper expands upon the landmark analysis of FCA/FSA enforcement actions undertaken by AML expert Anu Ratan. Click here to view the special report. Read More
An analysis of UK FCA fines for AML between 2002-2015 and common recurring themes by expert practitioner Anu Ratan. Read More
Professor Michael Levi is one of the world's foremost academics specialising in economic crime. He has been at the forefront of anti-money laundering thought leadership for much of the past thirty years. In this exclusive KYC360 interview he talks to Tom Devlin about the complexity of attempting to measure the effectiveness of AML legislation and how it is likely to evolve in future. Read More