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Treasury's Strategy 2020 - A Risk-based Approach to AML

Last week, the US Department of Treasury published its 2020 Strategy document that "employs a whole-of-government approach to guide the public and private sectors in addressing 21st century illicit finance challenges."  The report highlights the ...

What do AML/BSA/CTF Regulators think of Machine Learning?

Prior to 2018, regulators resisted recommending the use of Machine Learning (ML) based Artificial Intelligence (AI) for AML compliance. There was a mindset shift in mid 2018 indicating that proceeding with caution in implementing AI approaches...

Should AML Technology Drive Business Process or Vice Versa?

This is a vexing question and it is at the heart of myriad problems with the current approach to AML/BSA processing. Last year, in conversation with a banking regulator, he observed, that "when a bank buys AML software they also buy an AML...