Singapore cryptocurrency firms are facing bank account closures, according to a news report by Bloomberg. By design, digital currency provides greater anonymity than traditional non-cash payment methods, which makes them attractive to money launderers and terrorists. In ... Read More →
Commentary section on AML/CFT.
Aligning an organisation's business processes with the relevant anti-money laundering / countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) regulations and best practices is no easy feat to accomplish. The difficulty of it amplifies when the business is massive and ... Read More →
Publication from Financial Action Task Force 29 June 2017Effective information-sharing is one of the cornerstones of a well-functioning AML/CFT framework. Constructive and timely exchange of information is a key requirement of the FATF standards and cuts across a ... Read More →
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has finalised its revisions to the annexe on correspondent banking.These revisions are included in a new release of the guidelines on the Sound management of risks related to money laundering and financing of terrorism, ... Read More →
SINGAPORE - The central bank of Singapore, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), announced that it had concluded its review of transactions relating to the 1MDB scandal on 30 May 2017. In the same announcement, MAS mentioned that this supervisory review is the most ... Read More →