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AML Accelerate announces strategic relationship with Deloitte

AML Accelerate is pleased to announce its strategic global partnership with Deloitte who have been appointed to provide on-demand AML advisory services to reduce the risk of financial crime through...
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Regtech still finding its feet, as banks and regulators do delicate dance

Australia's financial regulators gathered in the Market Street offices of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in Sydney last Wednesday for a private briefing with the Boston Consulting Group. The topic; Fast-moving...
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AML Accelerate launches a category defining AML/CFT compliance platform

Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) compliance requirements are being revised and new requirements are being introduced and enforced around the world, impacting more than 30 financial...
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The first step of AML/CFT compliance – understanding your ML/TF Risks

One of the main aims of New Zealand’s AML/CFT regime is the identification and management of money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) risks. The first recommendation within the Financial...
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Australian Banks Reassessing Risks amid Unprecedented Enforcement Action: Sources

In the wake of an unprecedented lawsuit against Commonwealth Bank of Australia for alleged compliance violations, other lenders are re-evaluating their own risks and adjusting to a potentially more aggressive...
Alarm bells ringing laundering claims rain on CBAs parade

‘Alarm bells ringing’- laundering claims rain on CBA’s parade

Commonwealth Bank staff at the Market City branch in Sydney's Chinatown were getting suspicious, watching the same customer making cash deposits of just under $10,000. It was July 2015 and...
Narev sets aside $40m

Narev sets aside $40m to combat dirty cash

Commonwealth Bank has committed to spending $40 million over the next 12 months in a bid to fortify its anti-money laundering technology capabilities; a sum that has divided opinion in...
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Commonwealth Bank exploring upgrades to transaction monitoring software

Commonwealth Bank of Australia is considering using new software to improve the way it monitors suspicious activity throughout the bank, suggesting the money-laundering scandal could be a tipping point that...
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Regtech gets a voice

The Regtech Association, launched late last week, is a first of its kind. It’s a product of the latent demand in the finance industry for specialist technology in this area,...
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Start-ups form regtech industry association

A new industry group to represent the emerging regulatory technology, or regtech, industry has been formed in order to encourage collaboration between start-ups and regulated companies as the rise of...
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Arctic Intelligence ranks 57th in The RegTech Top 100 Power List

Welcome to the RegTech Top 100 Power List: the most influential RegTech firms presented by PlanetCompliance Regulatory Technology aka RegTech is revolutionising how we deal with financial regulation. To overcome...
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RegTech Association launches with spotlight on growing eco-system

29th March 2017, Sydney, Australia. The RegTech Association will officially launch tomorrow with a high-profile event in Sydney, where the first-of-its-kind group will be hosting an exclusive speaker panel, including...
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Facing the Reg Tech wave in financial crime

Though it has been stated that regtech is the new fintech, it is different in one fundamental aspect: it is not there to compete but to facilitate GRC frameworks in...
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Financial Crimes Solutions provides online auditing tools to help businesses manage compliance and risk

Financial crimes like fraud, money laundering, bribery, and corruption only make it onto the average person’s radar through either sensationalist news headlines concerning high powered politicians or business leaders, or...

Key FATCA Implementation Challenges

In this podcast, Ross McGill from T-Consult speaks to Anthony Quinn from Arctic Intelligence to explore the issues involved with implementing tax compliance programs, the key challenges of implementing FATCA...
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Stone & Chalk names resident startups

The Google-backed, Silicon Valley-based fintech start-up Ripple Labs, which is developing new payments transfer technology, is among a group of 41 start-ups that have joined Stone & Chalk, the fintech...
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Finally, Stone & Chalk has opened its Australian fintech hub

Australian fintech hub Stone & Chalk is finally underway, opening its new Sydney office and revealing the first startups to join the community. After switching locations Stone & Chalk finally...
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Founding residents of Stone & Chalk revealed

NSW Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy Anthony Roberts officially opened the not-for-profit fintech hub this evening. The initial start-up line-up spans a wide range of industries, from superannuation to...
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Stone and Chalk opens with hopes to accelerate fintech growth in Australia

Stone and Chalk, a new fintech hub that promises to help accelerate the development of Australian fintech startups, was unveiled in Sydney on Tuesday.   The independent not-for-profit will be...
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FATCA: The final regulations have landed – let the games begin

In January 2013, the United States Treasury Department released the final regulations relating to the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) on the Federal Register.  The final regulations came...