Why is Europe’s Online Privacy Regulation Impacting Merchant Risk Monitoring?

On: May 21, 2018

As the world copes with repercussions of the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal, the Internet continue its struggle to find the right balance between global interconnectivity and the right to privacy....

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The High Cost Banks Pay for Money Laundering

On: May 16, 2018

It’s a tough time to be a financial institution – big or small. In addition to the increasingly serious and sophisticated threats of cybercrime, and the tremendous financial and...

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Trump Signs Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) Bill: The Impact on the Payments Industry…and the Entire Internet

On: April 24, 2018

President Trump signed FOSTA (Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act) into law on April 11, dropping a bomb on the online payments industry, sex workers and the Internet entirely. The...

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What Every ACAMS Member (and AML Professional) Should Know About Transaction Laundering

On: April 04, 2018

The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) is the most prominent global anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) organization in the world. Members of the ACAMS include government regulators, compliance...

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Top Anti-Money Laundering Experts to Follow on Social Media

On: March 27, 2018

The United Nations estimates that the amount of money laundered each year constitutes around 2-5% of the global GDP, an estimated $800 billion – $2 trillion in USD.  As technology...

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