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  • Conducting Customer Due Diligence to Prevent Environmental Crime

    Environmental crime is highly appealing to criminals, it is a low-risk but high-profit crime that is estimated to generate around USD 110 to 281 billion in criminal gains each year, many of which travel through the financial system disguised as legitimate proceeds.

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  • The missing value of human dignity

    Cross-border arrests, seizures of bank accounts and shares and fast convictions are some of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) achievements during its first year of operations. The EPPO is the ‘newly’ independent entity in the EU system in charge of strengthening the fight against financial crime by investigating and prosecuting crimes that affect the EU budget.

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  • A new era of financial crime investigations in the EU: highlights from our webinar

    Cross-border arrests, seizures of bank accounts and shares and fast convictions are some of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) achievements during its first year of operations. The EPPO is the ‘newly’ independent entity in the EU system in charge of strengthening the fight against financial crime by investigating and prosecuting crimes that affect the EU budget.

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  • Who is supervising the supervisor?

    Financial institutions, particularly banks, have a very important function in society. The push for maximum profit for shareholders at the great players from the mid 90s has led to a culture of superiority, short term profit, taking excessive risks, developing and selling of complex financial products and the distribution of high fixed rewards and bonuses to bankers.

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  • The AML Race Across the Pond: A Comparison between the AML Compliance and Supervision Systems in US and Europe

    Financial institutions, particularly banks, have a very important function in society. The push for maximum profit for shareholders at the great players from the mid 90s has led to a culture of superiority, short term profit, taking excessive risks, developing and selling of complex financial products and the distribution of high fixed rewards and bonuses to bankers.

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  • Understanding the European Sanctions on Russia

    Financial institutions, particularly banks, have a very important function in society. The push for maximum profit for shareholders at the great players from the mid 90s has led to a culture of superiority, short term profit, taking excessive risks, developing and selling of complex financial products and the distribution of high fixed rewards and bonuses to bankers.

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  • Setting up the AML/CFT database for 2022

    Financial institutions, particularly banks, have a very important function in society. The push for maximum profit for shareholders at the great players from the mid 90s has led to a culture of superiority, short term profit, taking excessive risks, developing and selling of complex financial products and the distribution of high fixed rewards and bonuses to bankers.

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  • EPPO — an overview of six months of investigations

    Financial institutions, particularly banks, have a very important function in society. The push for maximum profit for shareholders at the great players from the mid 90s has led to a culture of superiority, short term profit, taking excessive risks, developing and selling of complex financial products and the distribution of high fixed rewards and bonuses to bankers.

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  • Updates of the latest FATF Plenary Meeting (October 2021)

    Financial institutions, particularly banks, have a very important function in society. The push for maximum profit for shareholders at the great players from the mid 90s has led to a culture of superiority, short term profit, taking excessive risks, developing and selling of complex financial products and the distribution of high fixed rewards and bonuses to bankers.

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  • From Directive to Regulation – How will the European AML framework change in the following years

    Financial institutions, particularly banks, have a very important function in society. The push for maximum profit for shareholders at the great players from the mid 90s has led to a culture of superiority, short term profit, taking excessive risks, developing and selling of complex financial products and the distribution of high fixed rewards and bonuses to bankers.

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