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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...
Anthony Quinn Podcast with Fintelekt

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 located...
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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...
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FATCA: Commencement date delay announced

On 24 October 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Announcement 2012-42 Timelines for Due Diligence and Other Requirements Under FATCA, which delays certain deadlines under the Foreign Account Tax...
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FATCA: Spotlight on the Model IGA

In February 2012, when the US Treasury Department issued the proposed Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) regulations, it was accompanied by a joint statement by five European countries that...
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FATCA Round-Up

This article provides an update on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) as at October 2013. www.financialcrimesconsulting.com. Click here to view the original full article.
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FATCA: IRS announce extension to implementation dates

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) requires financial institutions to use enhanced due diligence procedures to identify US persons who have invested in either non-US financial accounts or non-US...
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Emerging technology and its impact on GRC

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FATCA: The saga continues (part II)

Over the past few months, there has been a flurry of FATCA activity – including more than 110 submissions to the US Treasury Department from concerned industry groups, financial institutions,...