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 →
Commentary section on AML/CFT.
Update 20 Dec 2017 - MAS issued Prohibition Orders to Mr Yeo Jiawei and Mr Kevin Scully and has been updated below. SINGAPORE - The central bank of Singapore, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), announced that it had concluded its review of transactions relating ... Read More →
The Wolfsberg Group (Wolfsberg) updated its guidance as to how Financial Institutions (FIs) should hand the money laundering risks posed by Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs). Wolfsberg reiterated the importance of addressing the financial crime ... Read More →
In most countries with robust anti-money laundering/countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) governance framework, it is compulsory for financial institutions (FIs) to have its AML/CFT framework documented in the form of a company policy. This allows the FIs to ... Read More →
Singapore's mutual evaluation with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) recently concluded on September 2016 and here are the summarised results. Rating Methodology Immediate Outcomes (I.O) represents the ... Read More →