Global AFC Threats Report
Informed by insights from 180+ jurisdictions, this report will help you understand the financial crime landscape – including the top threats for organizations in 2024.
Regulatory and Enforcement Bulletin: 2023 Year-end Review – An Executive Summary
In this bulletin, we will be doing an analysis of 324 cases from January to December revealed that 57 competent bodies across 30 jurisdictions levied fines totalling $11.5 billion.
Anti-Financial Crime Toolkit: Russia Sanctions Evasion
This toolkit aims to help financial institutions improve their understanding of sanctions evasion and associated risks. Specifically, it helps the FIs prioritize areas for action, in keeping with regulatory priorities and general evasion trends which translate into key risks. It also sets out multiple avenues for information sharing, which is essential for effectively tackling Russia sanctions evasion.
China Bulletin: Regulatory and Enforcement Actions
The bulletin helps financial institutions and other covered reporting entities understand the regulatory concerns of the People's Bank of China (PBOC) and the anti-money laundering vulnerabilities of their program through an examination of enforcement actions.
AFC Bulletin: Regulation Q4 2023
In this bulletin, we observed 92 enforcement actions aimed at crypto and sanctions, spanning 29 competent agencies across 18 countries between Oct. 2 and Dec. 28, 2023.
AFC Bulletin: Regulation Q3 2023
This bulletin examines the regulatory and enforcement actions of the 3rd quarter of 2023 amounting to US$2.3 billion.
Anti-Financial Crime Toolkit: 314(b) Information Sharing
This toolkit is designed to help financial institutions in their 314(b) information sharing journey.
AFC Bulletin: Regulation Q2 2023
This bulletin examines the regulatory and enforcement actions of the 2nd Quarter of 2023 amounting to US$1.64 billion.
AFC Bulletin: Suspicious Activity Trends from Four Asian Financial Centers
This bulletin examines the trends in suspicious transaction reports and significant financial crime typologies in four Asian jurisdictions.
Anti-Financial Crime Toolkit: Crypto RFI and Subpoenas
This toolkit will help you craft effective information requests (RFIs), enhance collaboration beyond formal request, and gain invaluable insights into the world of cryptoasset businesses and terminology.
Best Practice Guide: Transaction Monitoring – Effectiveness Matters
The increased cost of compliance and regulatory pressures have caused organizations to focus on streamlining transaction monitoring processes. Explore our best practice guide to discover how organizations optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of their TM ecosystem.
AFC Bulletin: Regulation Q1 2023
AFC Bulletin: Regulation Q1 2023
Market contagion has caught our attention with crypto and bank collapses. This bulletin analyzes regulatory and enforcement actions across multiple countries, and industries.
AFC Briefing: Russia Sanctions Evasion
Sanctions and economic pressure against Russia continues to escalate in 2023. This AFC Briefing provides an overview of trends, techniques, and planning assumptions consolidated by global experts.
AFC Bulletin: Regulatory and Enforcement Action Year-End 2022
This AFC Bulletin provides a year-end review of 2022’s regulatory and enforcement actions. It examines 348 cases from January to December 2022, involving 64 competent authorities in 36 jurisdictions.
Full paper also available in Arabic.
AFC Bulletin: Regulatory and Enforcement Action Q4 2022
Regulators were particularly active in the fourth quarter of 2022. In this edition of our AFC Bulletin series, you can see the countries and regulators that were most active in the last quarter of the year, and the industries that bore the largest fines.
AFC Bulletin: Regulatory and Enforcement Action Q3 2022
From July to September 2022, 114 enforcement actions were given out by 40 competent authorities in 28 jurisdictions. In this AFC Bulletin, we explore the connection between regulatory action and industry type, the uplift in fraud SAR filings, and the increased enforcement on cryptocurrency providers.
AFC Bulletin: Suspicious Activity Reports Q1 & Q2 2022
Suspicious activity reports continue to rise. In this AFC Bulletin, we explore the SAR trends observed from FinCEN’s 2022 data and SAR patterns by industry. We also explain the effects of emerging typologies and the implications for compliance functions.
Best Practice Guide: Proactively Managing Crypto AFC Risks
In this guide, we explore why FIs and NBFIs need to understand the AFC crypto risks they may be exposed to. Even the most risk-averse institutions can be exposed, either directly when they offer cryptoasset services, or indirectly when a client chooses to trade, invest, or transact cryptoassets.
AFC Bulletin: Regulatory and Enforcement Action Q1 & Q2 2022
From January to June 2022, there were approximately US$4.8billion in fines from 37 competent authorities in 21 jurisdictions. In this first edition of our AFC Bulletin series, we explore the enforcement actions from the first two quarters of this year, and the decisions and direction that regulators are taking.
Best Practice Guide: The Path to Perpetual KYC
Perpetual KYC is increasingly becoming a necessity for organizations. Its benefits significantly outweigh any challenges – both in terms of efficiency gains and the effectiveness of mitigating risk. In this guide we explore how organizations can pave the path to perpetual KYC.