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2024: Deepening sanctions focus on circumvention and new frontiers in enforcement

23.01.24

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2024: Deepening sanctions focus on circumvention and new frontiers in enforcement

With over one thousand updates to the sanctions regimes in 2023, the sanctions’ “boardroom moment” and its implications were significant talking points amongst policymakers and industry leaders attending the UK Finance Year in Review Sanctions Conference on 6 December 2023.
Why 2024 will be the year of the PEP

22.01.24

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Why 2024 will be the year of the PEP

Major national elections occur every year - but 2024 will be of particular significance. Three of the world’s largest economies - the United States, the United Kingdom, and India - are among those set to hold votes to determine their countries’ leadership.
Banks face an extra challenge to develop the ‘Goldilocks’ of an annual board report for Consumer Duty

18.01.24

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Banks face an extra challenge to develop the ‘Goldilocks’ of an annual board report for Consumer Duty

Banks are currently juggling key priorities to make sure they can fully align with the FCA regulatory expectations on consumer duty.
Why making the most of AI in banking starts with the right humans

17.01.24

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Why making the most of AI in banking starts with the right humans

What is the best way to leverage the power of AI in banking?
Three Financial Crime Trends for 2024 Every Bank Should Know

17.01.24

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Three Financial Crime Trends for 2024 Every Bank Should Know

Every January, ComplyAdvantage issues its State of Financial Crime report. Built on a survey of 600 senior financial crime decision-makers worldwide, alongside our experience working with more than 1,000 companies globally, we look at the trends and challenges that will shape compliance in the year ahead.
News in brief - 16 January 2024

16.01.24

News in brief

News in brief - 16 January 2024

Welcome to the News in Brief, a daily summary of the latest banking and finance news.
2024: the year our markets get their mojo back?

16.01.24

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2024: the year our markets get their mojo back?

2024 is being touted in some quarters as the year UK equity and M&A markets could “get their mojo back”.
News in brief - 15 January 2024

15.01.24

News in brief

News in brief - 15 January 2024

Welcome to the News in Brief, a daily summary of the latest banking and finance news.
Safeguarding critical infrastructure: lessons learned and best practices for financial organisations

15.01.24

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Safeguarding critical infrastructure: lessons learned and best practices for financial organisations

A recent report by Bitsight has shed light on a concerning reality: more than 100,000 exposed industrial control systems (ICS) are owned by organisations worldwide, with the United Kingdom ranking second in Europe.