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Neo Advisory links up with Arctic Intelligence to help Digital Currency Exchange Providers and Crypto Asset Secondary Service Providers navigate AML/CTF risk assessments

Arctic Intelligence | Neo Advisory choose Arctic Intelligence to help clients with AML/CTF risk assessments

Neo Advisory links up with Arctic Intelligence to help Digital Currency Exchange Providers and Crypto Asset Secondary Service Providers navigate AML/CTF risk assessments As crypto assets continue to intrigue and make waves across the globe, organisations like Neo Advisory exist to help these businesses navigate the accounting, administrative and business requirements within related jurisdictions. They…

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ACAMS Australasia 2022 Recap

Arctic Intelligence | ACAMS Australasia 2022

OPINION: The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) held its 2nd annual AML & Anti-Financial Crime Conference for Australasia in Sydney 21st and 22nd June 2022. Anthony Quinn, Founder of Arctic Intelligence attended the event and connected with many peers, regulators, industry leaders and risk and compliance professionals for the first time since the pandemic.…

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East African risk consultancy Hazton assigns award-wining Arctic Intelligence as their RegTech partner of choice

Arctic Intelligence | Arctic Intelligence x Hazton Risk Consultancy Announcement

Hazton Risk Consultancy is a financial crime consultancy firm based in Uganda. Their services span across policy and risk framework reviews, evaluating lines of defence, conducting risk assessments, and board/exec management governance assessment and training. Hazton wanted to improve their offering to customers by digitising critical aspects of the risk management process. The arduous risk…

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AML Insights that help set the global benchmark in compliance

Arctic Intelligence | AML insights that help set global standards in compliance

Arctic Intelligence have produced their 2022 insights survey to gather data from financial crime risk and compliance professionals across the globe. The focus is to understand how organisations conduct their money laundering and terrorist financing governance. This survey delves into the intricacies of what Arctic Intelligence believes to be the cornerstone of every anti-money laundering…

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Money laundering reform recommendations for ‘gatekeeper professions’

Arctic Intelligence | AML/CTF reform

On 30 March 2022, the Federal Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee (Committee) released its report regarding the adequacy and efficacy of Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing (AML/CTF) regime. The Committee’s report focused on the implementation of an AML/CTF regime applicable to designated non-financial businesses and professions (DNFBPs) (often described as ‘Tranche…

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Set them free

Arctic Intelligence | Ramp Up Your Modern Slavery Response

Ramp up your company’s response to modern slavery in 2022. For the first time, many directors are faced with the unfamiliar task of reviewing and approving their organisation’s modern slavery statement. The Global Slavery Index 2018 (GSI 2018) has estimated that on any given day in 2016, there were 15,000 people living in conditions of…

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It’s all just a little bit of history repeating itself: How Business Risk Assessments Could Help to Reduce the De-Risking of the Crypto Currency Sector

Arctic Intelligence | De-risking and FinTechs

Introduction In 2021, a Select Committee was set up in Australia to receive evidence on the country’s role as a technology and financial centre. Several different topics were canvassed, for which a variety of stakeholders made written submissions. One of these topics was the evolution of the cryptocurrency sector and the service providers who support…

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4 Good Reasons Why Crypto Businesses Should Complete an AML/CFT Business Risk Assessment

Arctic Intelligence | AML/CTF regulation and Tranche 2 update

Introduction If you work for a cryptocurrency business (“business”), chances are you’re in the process of becoming or have recently been authorised by a financial services regulator. If you’re fortunate enough to have already been authorised, you may have been required as part of that process to submit an AML/CFT business risk assessment (“BWRA”). Depending…

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