FATF Advisories and Guidance
Keep on top of the latest advisories and guidance from the FATF.
Keep on top of the latest advisories and guidance from the FATF.
Stay up to date with the latest advisories and guidances from FinCEN as they become available.
Stay up to date with the latest advisories and notices from Canada’s FINTRAC.
View an overview of Title 31, a component of the Bank Secrecy Act, and a large focus of most casino’s AML program.
View a free webinar on how to strengthen your casino’s AML program.
Keep on top of the latest advisories and guidances from Australia’s AUSTRAC.
How are you keeping your casino compliant?
As providers of casino anti-money laundering (AML) software solutions our experts review important suspicious activity reporting guidance for casinos.
This article first provides a foundation for understanding OFAC and its mission to administer and enforce U.S. economic sanctions: what is the purpose of sanctions, how they come about, and OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List.
Learn about the fundamentals as well as the proposed changes and nuances in implementation that may affect compliance to the rule.
Read what is expected from the gaming and gambling industry and tips on how to meet compliance.
The EU’s 6th Anti-Money Laundering Directive is now in effect for all member states. Read about the changes.
An anti-money laundering (AML) compliance program is an essential component of a financial institution’s compliance regime. The primary goal of every good program is to
Read what FATF recommends surrounding customer due diligence.
Learn how to effectively detect and monitor virtual currency-related customers and transactions within your financial institution.
Read FATF’s red flag indicators to help detect whether virtual assets are being used for criminal activity.
Learn more about how Alessa and Dow Jones can be used for PEPs, sanctions and watch list screening applications.
Here is a sample of some of the cash reporting requirements for different jurisdictions.
Read these helpful red flag indicators to alert of potential money laundering activity in your casino.
Europol is warning that criminals are adapting their activities. See how compliance officers can adapt.
Learn how Alessa can enhance Know Your Customer (KYC) and Know Your Business (KYB) programs.
Read our tips on identifying and screening PEPs.
Answers to your questions from our recent webinar on managing monitoring rules in light of indictments
Politically exposed persons are officials who have a prominent public function, such as a political office or senior appointment.
Money Laundering is the process of “cleaning” the proceeds of criminal activity. Learn about the 3 stages.
In the fight against financial crimes, today’s organizations must focus on building compliance programs that are increasingly driven by analytics. But how to start?
Adding machine learning and AI to help propel the effectiveness and performance of AML programs is a must for organizations looking to stay ahead of crime.
In order to combat financial crime, banks, MSBs, credit unions, fintechs, payment providers and other types of financial institutions are required to develop and put in place an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance program.
Regulatory reporting is a big piece of AML compliance. Find out how to automate the creation and filing of these in order to avoid non-compliance, fines and penalties.
Alessa provides all the anti-money laundering capabilities that banks, MSBs, FinTechs, casinos and other regulated industries need – all within one platform.
A comprehensive checklist for compliance teams, who are looking to implement or update their AML program.
Here are some frequently asked questions about money laundering using information from various sources including FATF, FinCEN, FINRA and FINTRAC, as well as our experts from Alessa
The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) has issued a special bulletin on their analysis of transaction reporting during COVID-19 pandemic.
Anti-money laundering (AML) is the process of combatting money laundering — where criminals work to make their illegal – or “dirty” – money look clean.
Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) shows Canada is the top ranked country in the Americas. However, the bad news is the ranking has dropped.
In this white paper we review key areas that every financial institution should review to ensure that their sanctions screening software is working at its best.
The UK continues to crackdown on online casinos which has resulted in more £13.2m in fines this year.
Should rules-based testing be completely abandoned (or become their poor second cousin) in favor of artificial intelligence, predictive analytics and machine learning?
In this webinar get an overview of current corporate transparency regulations across various jurisdictions and the status of their implementation.
Read key regulatory developments already in force and what 2020/2021 will see in AML/ATF regulatory compliance in Canada.
Europe has strengthened the rules to fight money laundering with a new directive. Read about the changes in this blog.
Alessa can monitor financial transactions in real time, periodically or by events and using advanced analytics, detect suspicious or fraudulent transactions.
Alessa is a platform that integrates with core systems for real-time due diligence, transaction monitoring, sanctions screening and regulatory reporting capabilities.
Sanctions screening with Alessa protects organizations by identifying high-risk persons and businesses, then enabling them to manage the risk.
In this blog we explain why case reports are such an important tool for compliance teams and what are the sections of a good case report.
When combined, Alessa and World-Check offer customers the power to screen in real time during onboarding and for transactions to block potentially high-risk situations.
Learn how to assess and factor risk criteria such as regulatory, country, customer and services risks, strategies for increasing detection of real reportable activities and reducing false positives and time for investigations and more
Canadian financial regulator has issued new guidance for when a suspicious transaction must be reported and how to submit STRs.
There are a number of new and exciting enhancements to assist in investigations and get more out of the solution.
There are a number of new and exciting enhancements to the core features in the latest version of Alessa,
This white paper looks at how to monitor and screen individuals, entities and transactions as well as best practices to optimize the results in order to avoid penalties and fines.
A CFATF Report has found that the Cayman Islands has a significant threat from foreign fraud, evasion of foreign taxes by non-residents and drug trafficking.
FinCEN is warning the casino industry that they must have an effective AML compliance program. Read the warnings and latest changes.
AI is expected to save the banking industry more than $1 trillion. But how to get started? This blog will review the phases for implementing AI for AML compliance.
In this webinar you will learn how data science is used to detect anomalies and how responses be used to prevent future suspicious transactions or false-positives.
What do AI, machine learning and other terms really mean and how are they used to improve counter-fraud and AML strategies?
This webinar will look at how an effective transaction monitoring process can identify unusual transactions for further investigation, reporting and more.
This webinar describes how our solution eliminates the burden of AML regulatory reporting by auto-populating and validating reports and much more.
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