ID Verification: What Is the AML Process in Banking?

View of several skyscraper banks from the outside looking in: AML in banking

In the U.S. alone, roughly $300 billion is laundered each year, and this represents about 15-38% of the money laundered globally. Money laundering is a growing issue and the amount of money that can move through a single laundering operation is significant. Because of this, security measures, such as AML, should be in place to […]

How Long Do AML Checks Take?

A wrist watch sitting on a table: how long do AML checks take?

Money laundering poses a major dilemma for businesses of all shapes and sizes. It is estimated that over $300 billion is laundered in the U.S. each year. While the regulations aimed at reducing financial fraud can seem quite complicated, there are electronic solutions available that reduce the burden on businesses by increasing reliability and reducing […]

Tackling Money Laundering in New Zealand: Phase 2 of New Zealand’s AML/CFT Laws

Countries all around the globe are putting stronger regulations in place to stop money laundering, financial fraud, terrorism funding, and other illicit activities. New Zealand is certainly no exception. The island nation of 5 million in the southwestern Pacific has some of the most comprehensive and well-developed financial regulations in the world. In recent years, […]

The Importance of KYC for Crypto Exchanges

Gold Bitcoin on a laptop: the importance of KYC for cryptocurrency exchanges.

The cryptocurrency market continues to grow. According to a report from Fortune Magazine, the total value of the global cryptocurrency market hit $2 trillion earlier this year. Cryptocurrency exchanges—the platforms on which you can buy, sell, and trade crypto—are becoming an ever more important part of global financial markets. There are many opportunities out there […]

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