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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 risk-based approach as central to the 2020 Strategy. 

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Topics: machine learning, money laundering, mathematical models, risk management, AML/BSA/CFT, regulatory compliance, agile compliance

AML Failures can Kill Banks and Careers

Westpac Bank in Australia is facing one of its gravest crises from systemic AML/CTF failures over a 5-year period that contravened the AML/CTF Act on over 23 million occasions.

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Topics: risk manangement, machine learning, money laundering, AML/BSA, regulatory compliance, agile compliance, AML/BSA/CTF

What Differentiates Modern AML Solutions from Legacy AML?

The Legacy Approach

In last week's article, we discussed Rules Engines vs Machine Learning for AML/BSA/CFT compliance. In this article we differentiate legacy AML process from modern a Agile Compliance approach. The legacy AML process consists of on-boarding customers, transaction monitoring and reporting. These processes are hard-wired into the software by technology companies and have been used for years.

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Topics: machine learning, money laundering, AML/BSA, regulatory compliance, FFIEC

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